The Eagles shocked the NFL world yesterday when they swooped in to grab Nnamdi Asomugha, who just might be the best defensive player to hit free agency since Reggie White. Understandably, people have a lot to say about it. Here's a little sampling.
Breaking down what Asomugha brings to Philly | National Football Post
What the Eagles get with Asomugha shouldn’t surprise anyone. He brings size, great length and the ability to play both press and off-man coverage. A pure cover corner that can win in Cover 1 (man-free) and Cover 2 (re-routing the WR), plus set the edge in the run game. And when Philly does line up in the regular season, check out his technique—from his stance to the finish. An elite talent that will also provide some flexibility to this defense from an Xs and Os standpoint.
Nnamdi Asomugha: The Nullifier | Barking Carnival
Nnamdi Asomugha is the best player you've never seen. And the NFL team that signs him for 2011 will have acquired the most important defensive free agent since Reggie White.
After the jump it continues, with reaction from the sites of the other teams involved in the Nnamdi sweepstakes as well as our NFC East rivals.
Nnamdi Asomugha Is Not A Cowboy, He's An Eagle - Blogging The Boys
Crushing the hopes of many Dallas Cowboys fans, Nnamdi Asomugha has decided to sign with our rival, the Philadelphia Eagles. Very disappointing.
2011 NFL Free Agency: Nnamdi Asomugha Lands With The Philadelphia Eagles - Big Blue View
This is the nightmare scenario for New York Giants fans. Nnamdi Asomugha has landed in the one place that likely hurts Giants fans -- and their Super Bowl aspirations -- more than the Dallas Cowboys or New York Jets. With the NFC East rival Philadelphia Eagles.
Nnamdi Asomugha Signs With Eagles Leaving 49ers Looking For Free Agent CB Options - Niners Nation
The Philadelphia Eagles have swooped in and stolen Nnamdi Asomugha from out of the reaches of half the NFL.
Philadelphia Eagles Swoop in and Win the Nnamdi Asomugha Sweepstakes - Gang Green Nation
Jets don't get free agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha, as Eagles swoop in and sign him.
Nnamdi Asomugha To The Eagles Hurt Both The New York Jets And Giants - SB Nation New York
Nnamdi Asomugha spurned the New York Jets early Friday evening, instead signing a five-year, $60 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. Unfortunately, this move now hurts not only the Jets, but the Giants as well.
Nnamdi Asomugha: Philadelphia Eagles Swoop in to Grab Asomugha - Silver And Black Pride
In a totally surprising turn of Nnamdi Asomugha events the Philadelphia Eagleshave signed Nnamdi Asomugha. The Eagles hadn't been mentioned as contenders since teams began negotiating with players. Just hours ago it seemed like an almost certainty that Nnamdi would be heading to the New York Jets. Wrong!