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Topic - Asante Samuel
The Atlanta Falcons have released two former longtime starters, cornerback Asante Samuel and linebacker Stephen Nicholas, from their defense.
The Atlanta Falcons wanted to make a statement.
Asante Samuel stared directly at his former team's sideline and started trash-talking right after the coin toss. By the fourth quarter, Samuel was dancing on the field between plays.
Asante Samuel was willing to restructure his contract to play for the Atlanta Falcons.
A person familiar with the deal says the Falcons have acquired four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Atlanta Falcons were in negotiations on Tuesday to acquire cornerback Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles.
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin had knee surgery Thursday to deal with slightly torn cartilage.
Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, one of Philadelphia's celebrated free agency acquisitions, injured his left knee during practice Thursday and was taken off the field on a cart.
Unhappy he was trade bait, Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel criticized management and compared the team's front-office to people who play fantasy football.
With so many new faces in new places, no one quite knew what to expect from the Philadelphia Eagles in the preseason.
For all the NFL's visibility — and at times it seems omnipresent — it's still possible for an exceptional player to fly below the radar. One way is to play for the St. Louis Rams, who in the past five seasons won fewer games (21) than anybody but the Detroit Lions. When your team goes 3-13, 2-14 and 1-15 in consecutive years, as the Rams did, it's hard not to get swallowed up by the losing, by the sheer irrelevance of your efforts.
Burned in the air at a record-setting rate last year, the Philadelphia Eagles have loaded up to stop the pass.
In the NFL, there is questionable, and then there is Eagles questionable.
Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel left practice Friday with his sore knee, and is listed as questionable for Sunday night's game at Dallas (4-8).
Three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel sat out his second straight game, missing Philadelphia's date against Houston on Thursday night with a knee injury.
"We really thought we were going to pull it off," cornerback Asante Samuel said. "But we have bigger fish to fry."
"We love the haters, man," said Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel, who had the first of two interceptions against Eli Manning. "The haters keep us going. So keep your hate coming. We love it. It makes us play with a chip on our shoulder."