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Asomugha agrees with Niners on one-year deal

Asomugha agrees with Niners on one-year deal

CNNSI.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 2, 2013
Free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha reached agreement on a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday that could pay him as much as $3 million this year.
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  • Peters Intends To Be NFL's Best LT Again

    Peters Intends To Be NFL's Best LT Again

    Jason Peters said he might have come back late last season if the Eagles hadn't been buried in the standings.
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  • Brandon Graham does not reveal position, has been preparing for…

    Brandon Graham does not reveal position, has been preparing for move to OLB

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    It's believed that Brandon Graham will be an outside linebacker in the Eagles' new defense. Graham, though, wouldn't confirm that will happen.
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  • Many eyes on Halladay's first start of 2013

    Many eyes on Halladay's first start of 2013

    MLB.com Apr 2, 2013
    In seasons past, if the Phillies had Roy Halladay pitching the next game after losing the season opener, there would've been confidence back home in the Delaware Valley. But confidence is not exactly overflowing among Phils fans entering Wednesday's gam…
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  • Buccaneers add Nate Kaeding, Steve Smith

    Buccaneers add Nate Kaeding, Steve Smith

    profootballtalk.com Apr 2, 2013
    The Buccaneers and placekicker Nate Kaeding have agreed to a one-year deal, the Des Moines Register reported Tuesday. Also, the Bucs have added to their wide receiver depth, signing former Rams, Eagles and Giants pass catcher Steve Smith, NFL writer Jen…
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  • Eagles draft party: Free tickets available soon

    Eagles draft party: Free tickets available soon

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    Tickets for the annual Eagles NFL Draft Party will be made available at 10 a.m. Thursday.
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  • Giants hosting Mike Patterson

    Giants hosting Mike Patterson

    profootballtalk.com Apr 2, 2013
    The inscription at the base of the Statue of Liberty now specifically encompasses former members of the Eagles’ defensive line. Last month, the Giants signed Cullen Jenkins, a defensive tackle who had been jettisoned in Philadelphia. Now, Ralph Vacchian
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  • Preseason pitching problems persist in opener

    Preseason pitching problems persist in opener

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    ATLANTA - It is a long season, as the Phillies vividly reminded us with a long night here Monday. It is impossible to reach reasonable conclusions after just one game, but that's what opening day is for. For more than a month, we've been told every roug…
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  • Inside the Phillies: Chase Utley makes opening-night statement

    Inside the Phillies: Chase Utley makes opening-night statement

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    ATLANTA - It was more than two hours before game time, and the first player to emerge in the visitors dugout at Turner Field was Chase Utley.
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  • More positives than negatives in Phillies' loss to Braves

    More positives than negatives in Phillies' loss to Braves

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    Phillies lose opener in Atlanta, but there are more good signs than bad.
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  • Uptons savor victorious debut as teammates

    Uptons savor victorious debut as teammates

    MLB.com Apr 2, 2013
    As Justin Upton marked his Braves debut with an impressive home run in the fifth inning of Monday night's 7-5 Opening Day win over the Phillies at Turner Field, B.J. Upton was proudly enjoying the thrill of experiencing life with his little brother as h…
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Palmer deal had to happen, more QB musical chairs; mail

    Apr 2
    It's another day to write about quarterbacks. Three topics I want to clear up, in the wake of all the quarterback action in the last few days.
  • Adande: Grant Hill, in his own words

    Apr 2
    With his career nearing the end, Grant Hill recalls the highs and lows of the past two decades.
  • Don Banks: Tank Carradine could make next epic comeback, but do teams beli…

    Apr 2
    Chances are there are no Adrian Petersons waiting to be discovered in this year's NFL draft class. For the first time in league history, there might not even be a running back taken in the first round.
  • NBA: Coast to Coast - Shaquille O'Neal jersey retirement

    Apr 2
    Is Shaq the last great big man? Should the Magic and Heat retire his number, too?