Found April 25, 2012 on
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons are close to acquiring Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel for a late-round pick.
The Falcons and Eagles had agreed on the terms of a trade yesterday, but they were having a problem with agreeing with Samuel on a pay cut that would be beneficial to both sides. Samuel wanted to keep most of the $10 million he’s set to make in 2012. They’ve clearly made progress since then.
BEST OF MAXIM
ATLANTA- The Falcons are no longer satisfied with making due with what they have when it comes to their secondary.
It is becoming more than a possibility that could acquire CB Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Eagles have been trying to move the disgruntled corner for almost a year now and now their asking priced has dropped dramatically.
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According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the reason Asante Samuel hasn’t been traded to the Atlanta Falcons has nothing to do with compensation, but rather his contract.
Samuel has agreed to redo his current deal, but he’s looking to keep most of the $10 million he’s set to earn for the 2012 season.
The Eagles want to unload Samuel before Thursday’s draft, but...
Cornerback Asante Samuel has been traded from the Eagles to the Falcons in exchange for a late-round draft pick, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Samuel may be 31, but has plenty of good football left in him, and most recently made the Pro Bowl in 2010. Atlanta gets him at a nice bargain, and he will most notably help their secondary slow down Brees Brees and New...
Pro Bowl Cornerback Asante Samuel has been dealt from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Atlanta Falcons after agreeing to a re-structured deal with Atlanta. The Eagles will reportedly get a 6th round pick in exchange.
In a move the Eagle nation has been waiting on since our season came to a premature ending last year, Asante Samuel (and all the hoopla that surrounds him) was traded...
Asante Samuel has been dealt by the Philadelphia Eagles to the Altanta Falcons, according to Albert Breer of NFL.com. Complete terms of the deal for Asante Samuel are not yet known, but it is reported that Samuel has agreed to a three-year, $18.5 mil deal with the Falcons as part of the trade. The Falcons [...]
I didn't feel the need to open up a discussion post for the first round of the draft since we already got our first round pick in Asante Samuel. Day one of the draft is over and day two kicks up tonight at 7 pm EST. Use the comments section of this post as a catch all for your draft comments for day two.
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Former Patriots DB Asante Samuel gets to play for the guy who scouted him in college.
Last year the Philadelphia Eagles had arguably the best cornerback trio in the league with Nnamdi Asomugha, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Asante Samuel. At least on paper anyway.That group did a good job but they weren’t as good as people expected them to be with three high-rated, big-named corners occupying the same defensive backfield.Now that Samuel has been traded to the...
According to a tweet by Adam Schefter, the Saints and any team that has players involved in the New Orleans bounty program, might not know what discipline is to be handed down until after the draft.
Text of the tweet- “An announcement on player discipline in Saints bounty scandal is “unlikely” for today. Again. have to wonder now if next week more likely”
The Browns have...
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the Atlanta Falcons have spoken with the Philadelphia Eagles over the past couple of days about a potential trade for cornerback Asante Samuel.
Falcons are clearly looking to upgrade their secondary, especially since Dunta Robinson has been a bit of a disappointment since coming over as a free agent a couple of years ago. If they can pair...