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FILE - This Aug. 3, 2010, file photo shows Oakland Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, right, reviewing a play book with defensive backs coach Lionel Washington during NFL football training camp in Napa, Calif.  Opposing teams spent much of last seasona avoiding Oakland star cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. That's why this season the Raiders may try moving him around more often. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
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FILE - This Aug. 3, 2010, file photo shows Oakland Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, right, reviewing a play book with defensive backs coach Lionel Washington during NFL football training camp in Napa, Calif. Opposing teams spent much of last seasona avoiding Oakland star cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. That's why this season the Raiders may try moving him around more often. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

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