Osi Umenyiora

DL / Atlanta Falcons / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None Bye 10,18,19,20,21

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  • by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

    Report: DE Osi Umenyiora visits Jets

    Defensive end Osi Umenyiora was in New Jersey Wednesday to visit with the Jets, according to Fox Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. Umenyiora, although he played in all 16 games last season for the Falcons, did not start a game for the first time in his career. He came over to the team in 2013 after nine years with the Giants. The 33-year-old has tallied 435 total tackles, 85.0 sacks, 17 passes defensed and 35 forced fumbles in 12 seasons in the NFL.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Falcons' Osi Umenyiora has no plans to retire

    With Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora set to become a free agent March 10, he said he plans to play in 2015, reports ESPN. "Zero plans to retire at this moment," Umenyiora said. "I feel like I can still play, No. 1. The way things ended last year, I'm just not going to end my career like that. That's not going to happen." The 2015 season will be Umenyiora's 12th season in the NFL and he said he can still contribute if he lands with the right team. "I feel like when put in the right situation and given the opportunity to play, I would still be able to help somebody. I want to end the way it's supposed to end," he said. Umenyiora added he expects to be back with the Falcons in 2015 and wants to play at least one more year. "I think I did the right things when I was there, especially last year," he said. "I did and said all the right things and I'm in great shape. Whether or not they decide to re-sign me, that's another story. But do I expect them to look into it? I would think so."

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    DE Osi Umenyiora admits he could be doing more for Falcons

    Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora conceded Wednesday that he needs to contribute more to what has been a failing defense in 2014. Atlanta is yielded 28.3 points per game this season and surrendered 41 Sunday at Minnesota. "Do I feel like I could be helping more? Yes," he told the New York Daily News. He added that he will continue to do whatever the team asks of him. Umenyiora has yet to start in four games and has registered just six tackles and no sacks.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Osi Umenyiora won't have to redo deal

    Defensive end Osi Umenyiora will return to the Falcons without any restructuring of his contract, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Umenyiora, who had 7.5 sacks and three forced fumbles last year, is set to make $2.5 million in base salary and count $4.75 million against the cap. Reports surfaced that the team would ask him to restructure his deal, but general manager Thomas Dimitroff put that speculation to rest.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Falcons likely to keep Osi Umenyiora

    It appears the Falcons will hold onto defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who had 7.5 sacks last year. Umenyiora, 32, would count $3.5 million against the cap in 2014. Coach Mike Smith said Umenyiora did an "outstanding job" in his first season with Atlanta. "I am never gonna say never," Smith said, "but I'm looking forward to continuing to work with him."

  • by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Osi Umenyiora wants to stay with Falcons

    Defensive end Osi Umenyiora is interested in staying with the Falcons. He signed a two-year, $8.5 million deal with them last summer and is due to count $4.75 million against the cap. A restructure might be in order. "My eyes have been opened: I understand the business pretty much as well as anybody in football right now because of a lot of the things that have happened," Umenyiora said per ESPN. "And I know it's nothing personal." Umenyiora had 7.5 sacks last year, leading Atlanta. He also forced three fumbles.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Former teammate urging Justin Tuck to stay with Giants

    Osi Umenyiora does not believe former Giants teammate and fellow defensive end Justin Tuck should follow his path out of town. Umenyiora bolted for Atlanta in free agency last year, but has urged Tuck to stay with his current team. "I've talked to Justin and I told him he should try whatever he can to stay in New York," Umenyiora said via The Star-Ledger. "Because he is New York." Tuck will likely talk money with the Giants soon, but seems destined for free agency. His stock rose when he piled up 8 1/2 sacks in the last five games this season.

  • by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Osi Umenyiora finally gets a sack

    Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who had gone three games without a sack, recorded one Week 15 against the Redskins, giving him 7 1/2 on the year. He also forced a fumble on the play that was recovered by teammate Jonathan Babineaux. Umenyiora finished with two tackles, both solo.

  • by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Osi Umenyiora bounces back with sacks

    Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who had recorded only half a sack in his previous four games combined, delivered two sacks Week 11 at Tampa Bay. It was his third two-sack game of the season. He's up to 6 1/2 sacks on the year. Umenyiora also had three tackles, all solo, in the contest.

  • by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Quiet day for Osi Umenyiora

    Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who recorded half a sack last week at Carolina, had just four tackles, including one solo, Week 10 against the Seahawks. He has 4 1/2 sacks on the season but just the one half sack in his last four games.

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