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Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

Posted on: July 29, 2011 11:24 am
 
Asomugha

Posted by Josh Katzowitz

While the Texans grabbed Johnathan Joseph and the Steelers re-upped with Ike Taylor, knocking two of the three most-coveted free agent cornerbacks off the market, we’re still waiting to see where the most-expensive of them all, Nnamdi Asomugha, will sign.

The original thought(s) were the Texans, the Jets and the 49ers. Then, as Houston took on Joseph on Thursday night, it became the Jets, the 49ers (and maybe the Buccaneers, the Cowboys and the Raiders (!)). All were rumors, and supposedly, there was a chance it would be resolved late Thursday night or early Friday morning*.

*Luckily, this didn’t happen while the Eye on Football blog was catching a few hours of shut-eye.

Apparently, it’s now down to two teams. As NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi reports, Asomugha will sign either with the Jets or the Cowboys, and some believe Dallas actually is the favorite.

This will be the first big competitive test for New York coach Rex Ryan and his brother, Dallas defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, since Ryan took over the Cowboys job. It adds a little bit of intrigue to a situation that continues to be one of the most interesting storylines of the new NFL season.

Who can afford to sign and pay a guy who will probably command at least $15 million a year?

Jets CB Darrelle Revis obviously would love to have the second-best CB in the league playing opposite of him, and Jets QB Mark Sanchez has intimated that he (and maybe some of his teammates) would be willing to restructure his contract in order to land a big free agent.

The Cowboys, while way over the salary cap limit at the beginning of the season, has been dumping big-salaried players since Tuesday in an effort to sign a high-impact player.

My guess: the Jets still have the upper-hand. But with Jerry Jones always looking to get what he wants, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Asomugha end up in Dallas.

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Comments

Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 5:12 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

LMAO the stats show yor an idiot... No one throws at him when they Do they almost never complete a pass. What an idiot.  How can you intercept the ball when everyone is afrad to throw at you? The one year they did he got 8 picks.. Idiot.



Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 5:10 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

Spoken like a guy who has never seen aso play. ASO can blitz as good as revis. no one  shuts dowsn receievrs liek Aso, ASK peyton manning. Aso is a great tackler.....
 
Revis often has help from the safety and a great D around him. Aso is better then Revis.

Every single analyst? BS, rod Woodson, Peyton manning and many have said ASo is the best. Got any facts to back up your BS?



Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 5:03 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

Agree Ask peyton manning. Prisco is an idiot anyway. ASO is the best Corner. Revis doesn't plat man to man all game. Aso never has safety help, doesn't have a great D around him like revis.



Since: Jan 21, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:59 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

Serphnx -

Have you packed yet for your annual Squirrel Hunt this weekend? And don't forget your Pabst Blue Ribbons....



Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:48 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

ok so he's a free agent ..whoopi damn dooo...But maybe the Pats still come in and scoop him up...and since I didn't know he was a free agent.....so what...my life isn't spent on knowing the status of EVERY football player...I have better things to do
Yes, you have to spend your time going onto sports websites and making a fool of yourself.

I wonder how Pats fans feel about so much of their fanbase being retarded.  Although it's not like 90% of Pats fans even knew the team existed 10 years ago.



Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:43 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

CB has long been one of Big D's weaknesses.  The Giants and Eagles have made a living recently with the deep ball with their speedy receivers.  So, I don't blame JJ for wanting to land him, but 15mil is a lot.



Since: Jan 21, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:37 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

ok so he's a free agent ..whoopi damn dooo...But maybe the Pats still come in and scoop him up...and since I didn't know he was a free agent.....so what...my life isn't spent on knowing the status of EVERY football player...I have better things to do



Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:34 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

LOL what do future draft picks have to do with anything? Hes a free agent. LMAO. Get a clue.



Since: Sep 7, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:33 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

Baseball is by far the harderst sport to make the playoffs..........Only 4 teams in each league.  Sub .500 teams make the playoffs (and win) in the NFL (Sdeahawks last year).



Since: Jul 29, 2011
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:32 pm
 

Report: Asomugha down to Jets, Cowboys

LOL what do future draft picks have to do with anything? Hes a free agent. LMAO. Get a clue. 


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