• Atlanta Falcons: Asante Samuel’s mother passed away on Tuesday

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 4, 2013
    Cornerback Asante Samuel’s mother Christine passed away Tuesday morning. Samuel wanted to be traded to the Falcons in part so that he could be closer to South Florida. “She’s just sick and going through a tough time,” Samuel told the AJC in October. Falcons’ run defense to be tested in divisional playoff game He has been excused from practice this week. She was battling a long sickness. “We all sent our condolences and let it be known that we are in his corner and have his back,” safety Thomas DeCoud said...
    Source: ajc.com
    • Asante Samuel's Mother Died, And The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Used An Inappropriate Photo

      Asante Samuel joined the Falcons, in part, so he could be nearer to his ailing mother. (Here's a good piece on the bond between the two.) Christine Samuel died on Tuesday, and with the Falcons on a bye, Asante has been away from the team all week. More 
      Source: deadspin.com

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