Nnamdi Asomugha RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ex-49er Asomugha clears waivers

    ESPN.com "The San Francisco 49ers are stuck with Nnamdi Asomugha’s entire $1.35 million contract. Asomugha was not claimed on waivers Tuesday, a day after the team cut the 32-year-old cornerback. There was no room for Asomugha on the 49ers’ roster with cornerback Eric Wright coming back. Asomugha is now..." November 06

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #49ers plan to cut CB Nnamdi Asomugha today, with the expected activation of CB Eric Wright.

  • 49ers injury report: Willis, Asomugha return to practice

    Sacramento Bee "Linebacker Patrick Willis and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha were back at practice today in a limited fashion after missing Thursday's game against the Rams. After a long rest the only two players on the active roster to sit out practice altogether were tackle Anthony Davis (shoulder) and receiver..." October 03

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    LB Patrick Willis (groin) CB Nnamdi Asomugha (knee) among 49ers inactives; but TE Vernon Davis (hamstring) dresses.

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    Matt Barrows @mattbarrows

    The 49ers have promoted practice squad CB Darryl Morris to the active roster. Nnamdi Asomugha is unlikely to play against the Rams.

  • 49ers' Anthony Dixon rejects Nnamdi Asomugha $24K offer for No. 24

    CBSSports.com "Here's a story of two men a number and $24000. Veteran cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha signed with the 49ers in April and Asomugha really wants to wear No. 24 this year. However there's one problem: someone's already wearing No. 24. That someone is fourth-year 49ers running back Anthony..." September 05

  • 49ers' Asomugha to be 1st cornerback off bench

    San Francisco Chronicle "Those early fears have been allayed: Nnamdi Asomugha won't require a walker or a hearing aid this season. The 49ers' cornerback played like a past-his-prime player in Philadelphia last season and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio questioned whether Asomugha had "gas left in his tank" early in..." August 29

  • 49ers DB Nnamdi Asomugha marries actress Kerry Washington

    CBSSports.com "Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III isn't the only NFL player getting married this offseason, wedding bells are also in the air for 49ers defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha. Actually, they've already sounded. Asomugha married actress Kerry Washington on June 24 in a secret ceremony held in..." July 03

  • Asomugha embraces competition, move to 49ers

    CSN Bay Area "Two years ago, the circumstances were a lot different for Nnamdi Asomugha as he transitioned to a new team. Shortly after the lockout of 2011 lifted, Asomugha signed a big-money contract with the Philadelphia Eagles after eight seasons with the Raiders. He immediately reported to training camp..." June 01

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    Cam Inman @CamInman

    #49ers Carlos Rogers: "I'm told I'm a starter...I don't take it for granted." He expects Nnamdi Asomugha to have "big role" & not ride bench

  • 49ers sign Asomugha to one-year deal

    San Francisco Chronicle "Nnamdi Asomugha is coming back to the Bay Area. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, the 49ers and Asomugha have agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $3 million. Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that his 2013 base salary will be $1.35 million, and that the 31-year-old did not want any..." April 02

  • Saints will reportedly bring in free agent Nnamdi Asomugha for a visit Sunday

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints will bring in free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha for a visit on Sunday, according to a report by CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco. The three-time Pro Bowler played for new Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan with the Oakland Raiders from 2004-2008. Asomugha would be a..." March 17

  • Niners receive first crack at Asomugha, while Saints visit with Lewis

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Despite reported interest from the New Orleans Saints, the San Francisco 49ers will receive the first shot at former Eagles and Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha as he will visit the Bay Area on Thursday, according to multiple reports. It's rather apparent the Saints are zeroing on New Orleans..." March 14

  • Eagles release Asomugha, sign 5 players

    Courier-Post "It only took a matter of hours for the Eagles to cut ties to perhaps their most disappointing part of their failed free-agent frenzy of 2011 while embarking on a more low-key spending spree this time around as they signed five players Tuesday night. When the Eagles signed cornerback Nnamdi..." March 13

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    Adam Schefter @

    Philadelphia Eagles will release former Pro Bowl CB Nnamdi Asomugha today.

  • Saints Should Sign Nnamdi Asomugha if Available

    Canal Street Chronicles "Nnamdi Asomugha isn't technically a free agent. Yet. As of now, there are reports that say Nnamdi Asomugha is expected to be released from the Philadelphia Eagles. Owed $15 million this season his other option is to restructure and take a pay cut, but he knows that may not be in his best..." March 08

  • Philadelphia Eagles deny report that Nnamdi Asomugha will be released today

    Bleeding Green Nation "Howard Eskin is reporting that the Eagles will release CB Nnamdi Asomugha today after two years with the team. Asomugha was scheduled to make $15 million this year and will pocket $4m million despite being shown the door. [Note by JasonB, 03/06/13 10:48 AM EST ] The Eagles are now denying this..." March 06

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    Howard Eskin @

    I'm told eagles will release CB Nnamdi Asomugha 2day after 2 yrs w team. He was to make 15 million this season. He does get 4 mill

  • Nnamdi Asomugha ate in car instead of with his teammates

    ESPN.com "Nnamdi Asomugha ate lunch in his car during practices instead of eating with his teammates last season, WIP Radio in Philadelphia reported Tuesday. WIP Radio's Hollis Thomas, who played for the Eagles from 1996 to 2005, reported the information, citing unnamed sources, who told Thomas that..." February 27

  • Source: Eagles to ask Asomugha to take pay cut, or be cut

    CSN Philly "The agent for Nnamdi Asomugha said Friday morning he expects the Eagles to ask the high-priced one-time all-pro cornerback to take a pay cut. Agent Ben Dogra told CSNPhilly.com Eagles Insider Geoff Mosher at the NFL Scouting Combine he was on his way to meet with Eagles brass to discuss..." February 22

  • Nnamdi Asomugha appears to be on his way out of Philadelphia

    Bleeding Green Nation "The Eagles have been pretty vague about a lot of their plans this offseason. However, sometimes that vagueness seems to speak volumes. Case in point, Nnamdi Asomugha. When Chip Kelly was asked to give his assessment of the veteran corner, he didn't exactly offer a ringing endorsement. "I..." February 21

  • Asomugha tops list of Eagles who could be cut

    CSN Philly "They have about a million decisions to make. None bigger than what to do with Nnamdi Asomugha. As the offseason heats up with the Combine this week in Indianapolis, free agency a few weeks away and the draft in two months, the Eagles must determine if Asomugha, the one-time dazzling All-Pro..." February 20