Titans Need to Sign a Cornerback

The Tennessee Titans are in desperate need of a cornerback opposite of Jason McCourty who won’t be beaten every other play. Blidi Wreh-Wilson has looked horrible with the exception of a handful of plays. Blidi also suffered a concussion against the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday, and his status for the game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns is uncertain. Even when Blidi is healthy...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles put youthful energy and joy for the game on the line in San Francisco…

49ers’ Smash Routes 49ers’ one back-two tight ends set 49ers’ all-out blitz 49ers’ read-option look If the 2014 Eagles were a mid-’60′s rock band, then I would compare them to the Buffalo Springfield when they were just starting out as a Canadian-American group touring in California as the opening act for The Dillards and The Byrds. The band had its individual...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets reach out to former Patriot Asante Samuel

The Jets secondary was perceived as a major weakness even before yesterday's practice, when they lost third round corner Dexter McDougle for the season to a torn ACL and top corner Dee Milliner for at least a few weeks to the dreaded high ankle sprain.As a result, they've reportedly been talking with an old Patriots frenemy: Asante Samuel.Per Manish Mehta:The Jets reached out to...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets secondary devastated by injuries, fans livid with John Idzik

Rough news for fans of the New York Jets came out of training camp yesterday. Two cornerbacks have been hit by injuries and one of them will miss the entire 2014 NFL season. Yesterday morning Dexter McDougle was carted off the practice field after hurting his leg. Later the team confirmed that he suffered an ACL tear: Rookie CB Dexter McDougle suffered a torn ACL (left knee) today...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Have Reached Out To CB Asante Samuel, But Are Unlikely To Sign Him

  Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets have reached out to CB Asante Samuel following the recent injuries to a few of their cornerbacks. However, Mehta adds that the Jets are “unlikely” to sign Samuel to a contract. Dee Milliner went down with an ankle injury and third-round pick Dexter McDougle suffered a torn ACL in recent days. Samuel, 33, was...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Your 2014 Atlanta Falcons Season Preview

With the NFL, there’s always a demand for discussion. In America, the NFL slaughters everything, with all other games a niche sport. Even college football, which clearly comes in second. However, it’s a distant second. Anyway, let’s get this party started. We continue the never too early season preview series with the Atlanta Falcons.   Overview:  As Jermaine Dupri and Ludacris...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Five last minute trades the Atlanta Falcons should pursue

When looking at the Falcons’ 2014 roster, there are a few glaring holes that the team wasn’t able to fill during the offseason. Atlanta never acquired a true edge rusher or a pass-catching tight end, among other things. The Falcons are no strangers to completing offseason trades to bolster their roster; Tony Gonzalez, Asante Samuel, and Dominique Foxworth were all acquired via...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Cornerbacks finally a strength for the Atlanta Falcons?

View poll on FanMob The Falcons begin the 2014 campaign with a young, potentially-great crop of cornerbacks. Impressive rookie seasons by Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford have set expectations high, while the group as a whole looks to become a shutdown unit the team can lean on. Trufant is well on his way to solidifying a reputation as a legitimate lockdown defender. Trufant added...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Predicting Where The Top 5 Remaining Free Agents Will Sign

TE Jermichael Finley2013 Team: Green Bay PackersPredicted 2014 Team: New England PatriotsFinely may be the most difficult free agent to figure out this entire offseason. He is certainly one of the most talented players of this year’s free agent class. His season and possibly career ended last fall with a very scary head and neck injury. During the offseason Finley visited the Seattle...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Season Preview: never too early

With the NFL, there’s always a demand for discussion. In America the NFL slaughters everything, with college football a distant number two. And everything else below that is a niche sport So let’s get this party started. We continue the never too early season preview series with the Atlanta Falcons.   Overview:  As Jermaine Dupri and Ludacris say ,”Welcome to Atlanta”...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Falcons since 2004: #10-6

With it being a long weekend in Canada this past weekend, I was able to sit down and relax and begin pondering who the best 10 Falcons’ have been over the past 10 years. Slowly and surely however the question festered in my mind, and an article I looked very forward to writing and thinking about (and definitely did, overall) morphed the most stressful endeavor I have embarked on...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons bringing rookie Hageman along slowly

Ra'Shede Hageman said learning the Falcons' defense is not like learning astronomy, his final class at the University of Minnesota. By that, the defensive lineman, the Falcons' second-round pick, meant that it's doable but that it will nonetheless require some time. "It's football," Hageman said of coordinator Mike Nolan's fairly complex defense. "It's what I love to do. So the fact...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornerback “IQ” is a new emphasis in Eagles minicamp…

Continuing with the cornerback theme— FILM STUDY is the newest emphasis of the Chip Kelly culture— and it is no longer considered optional. Even cornerbacks are now expected to log as much time in the film room as in the weight room. What’s happening is an audio-visual revolution in the media side of advance scouting in not just the Eagles organization, but across the league...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Also Considering CBs Asante Samuel, Dunta Robinson, Drayton Florence & Jabari Greer

  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun has reported that the Ravens are among the teams with interest in free agent CB Brandon Flowers. However, it appears as though the Ravens are casting a wide net when it comes to finding some extra depth at the position. Wilson reports that the Ravens also have interest in free agent cornerbacks: Asante Samuel, Dunta Robinson, Drayton Florence...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens looking seriously at signing CB Asante Samuel…

Asante Samuel is available… Corey Graham is gone… The Ravens are seriously considering bringing the 5-10, 185 lb. 11-year veteran CB out of Central Florida (nee Patriots, Eagles and Falcons) into camp. John Harbaugh knows Asante Samuel well from his coaching time in Philly. Samuel is still an explosive playmaker despite his deteriorating ability to tackle or wrap up well due...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Crystal Ball edition heading into Ravens’ OTA’s…

John Eisenberg just released his annual forecast of veteran free agents still out on the market who would likely be targeted by the Ravens by the end of OTA/minicamps. Eisenberg, the esteemed Baltimore sportswriter and author, likes to point out every year how Ozzie bides his time until June or July— then picks up just the free agent guys he needs without overpaying. Here are the...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Asante Samuel Selling $12.9M Mansion With Swim-In Grotto (Photos)

After a strong start to his career with the New England Patriots, cornerback Asante Samuel signed a lucrative six-year, $56 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. He immediately put that money to use, dishing out millions to have a 15,000-square-foot mansion built in Southwest Ranches, Fla. Samuel finally is reaping the benefits of that investment, as Busted Coverage reported...
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Asante Samuel selling huge mansion for $12.9 million

It took some internet digging, but we were finally able to connect the dots and figure out that free agent cornerback Asante…
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

How can the Falcons bounce back this season?

It’s hard to tell exactly how far the Falcons will rebound next season. Free Agency has been good to the Falcons, shoring up the depth and adding beef to the interior of both lines. But the draft is a month away, and having the 6th pick all but guarantees Thomas Dimitroff will do big things to bring in top tier players. So until the draft we won’t know the full picture. The Dirty...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Do any of these remaining free agents fit in with the Detroit Lions?

The last days of free agency before the 2014 NFL draft are upon us, and the Detroit Lions still have multiple holes to fill. There are definite needs at defensive end, linebacker, cornerback and kicker. Depth throughout the team is still an issue in general, but there aren’t many starting slots currently available unless a major upgrade is made. At this point, that isn’t likely...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Three value free agents for S.D., Gates in March Madness, Ajirotutu re-signs

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to recap the second week of free agency. San Diego Chargers - Antonio Gates was a bracket buster back in the day. (READ) - Pat Sims, Miles Austin, Asante Samuel could help the Bolts. (READ) - The Missouri Tigers have some pieces that would fit in San Diego. (READ) - Does Telesco need to add another corner? (READ) Make sure...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons sign Arenas

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports After releasing Asante Samuel last month, the Atlanta Falcons have added depth to the cornerback position by signing yet another former Kansas City Chief, Javier Arenas, his Atlanta-based agent Hadley Engelhard told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. The former star of the 2010 Alabama Crimson Tide national championship team was drafted in...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Three under the radar free agents who could be great, late adds for the Chargers

The Chargers have made nothing but minor moves so far this offseason causing some to question “the plan” to improve in 2014. When you look at the makeup of the AFC West, it is hard to see how the Chargers are going to get over the hump and contend with the Denver Broncos who have been extremely active yet again this offseason. Adding T.J. Ward, DeMarcus Ware, and Aqib Talib will...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Falcons Day-One Free Agency Frenzy Remains Flawed

You may look at the title and think I’m already being over-critical. What Falcon fans have been complaining about over the past few years has been their lack of toughness. They are tired of seeing both lines get bullied around in the trenches. They’ve became irritated by the league perception of the Falcons being soft. The organization had realized that and has made it an objective...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten Free Agents That Atlanta Should Consider Signing

The madness of free agency starts in five days. We’ve already seen several releases across the NFL, especially in Atlanta. Steven Nicholas, Garrett Reynolds, and Asante Samuel have been released. Thomas DeCoud will soon be joining that list according to reports. All of those moves are understandable, even though Samuel and Nicholas could still be valuable role players.I’ll be...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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