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Patriots | Asante Samuel not expected to be option

Sun, 09 Feb 2014 17:22:23 -0800

The New England Patriots are not expected to show interest in free-agent CB Asante Samuel (Falcons) this offseason.

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Ravens | Unlikely to have interest in Asante Samuel

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 08:36:13 -0800

The Baltimore Ravens likely will not have interest in free-agent CB Asante Samuel (Falcons) unless he is willing to play free safety.

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NFL | Several teams may be interested in Asante Samuel

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:03:58 -0800

Several playoff-caliber clubs like the Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears and New England Patriots may be interested in signing free-agent CB Asante Samuel (Falcons) to a one-year deal this offseason.

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Panthers | Unlikely to have interest in Asante Samuel

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:29:02 -0800

The Carolina Panthers are unlikely to have interest in free-agent CB Asante Samuel (Falcons). The Panthers are likely to try to re-sign CB Captain Munnerlyn and sign a free-agent CB that is cheaper than Samuel.

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NFL | Asante Samuel wants to play a few more years

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:18:00 -0800

Free-agent CB Asante Samuel (Falcons) said he would like to play two or three more seasons.

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Falcons | Create salary cap space with cuts

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:54:44 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Atlanta Falcons have created $6.5 million in salary cap space by releasing LB Stephen Nicholas and CB Asante Samuel.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel, Stephen Nicholas cut

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:48:39 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have released CB Asante Samuel and LB Stephen Nicholas.

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Falcons | Several could be cap casualties

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:59:17 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons could consider releasing CB Asante Samuel, FS Thomas DeCoud, RB Steven Jackson, LB Stephen Nicholas and DE Osi Umenyiora this offseason to create some salary cap space.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel has no plans to retire

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:12:04 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel has no plans on retiring and wants to continue playing. "Of course. A couple more years. Two or three."

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Falcons | Asante Samuel could be cut

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:42:43 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons could consider releasing CB Asante Samuel before they are scheduled to pay him a $1.75 million roster bonus in March.

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Falcons | Robert Alford part of youth movement

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:29:10 -0800

Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan mentioned incorporating CB Robert Alford into the left cornerback spot typically filled by CB Asante Samuel, as the team utilizes more rookies and younger players over the final four games. Alford played 35 snaps in Week 13, while Samuel played 28. "It's that time of year - I think all guys understand it, because (Samuel) is not the only one - across the board on defense and offense," Nolan said.

Fantasy Tip: If you normally depend upon Samuel in IDP fantasy leagues, you might want to go another way. His playing time is dwindling, not because of poor play, but because the team wants to see what it has with its younger players with the club well out of contention.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel not concerned about head injury

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 20:29:32 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (head) left the Week 9 game against the Carolina Panthers briefly due to a head injury, although he returned and said Sunday, Nov. 3, that he wasn't worried about a concussion.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel cleared

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:43:27 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (head) has been cleared to return to the Week 9 game.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel exits

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:31:22 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (head) left the Week 9 game with a potential head injury.

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Falcons | Three players questionable for Week 5

Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:49:02 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TE Chase Coffman (knee), LB Paul Worrilow (knee) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were limited during practice Saturday, Oct. 5, and are listed as questionable for Week 5.

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Falcons | Three limited during practice

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:11:23 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (foot), LB Paul Worrilow (knee) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 4.

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Falcons | Two miss practice

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:09:59 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (thigh) and LB Paul Worrilow (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 3.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel tested injury

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 17:44:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (thigh) tested his injury before the Week 4 game against the New England Patriots, but decided he still could not go.

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Falcons | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:05:48 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared CB Asante Samuel, OG Harland Gunn, LB Jamar Chaney, FS Kemal Ishmael, OT Ryan Schraeder, RB Steven Jackson, DL Travian Robertson inactive for Week 4.

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Falcons | Two questionable

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:42:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (foot, knee) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were both limited in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and are questionable for Week 4.

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Falcons | Two questionable for Week 3

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:16:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE Cliff Matthews (neck) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 20, and are listed as questionable for Week 3.

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Falcons | Two miss practice

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:53:38 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (knee, foot) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 19.

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Falcons | Two miss practice

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:01:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (foot, knee) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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Falcons | More on Asante Samuel

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:00:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (quadriceps) tweaked his quadriceps in Week 2, and he left the game as a precaution.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel injured

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 10:46:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (thigh) suffered a thigh injury during the team's Week 2 game and is considered questionable to return.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - D. Orlando Ledbetter

Falcons | Four questionable

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:47:02 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), OT Sam Baker (knee), CB Asante Samuel (thigh) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) all were limited in practice and are questionable for Week 2.

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Falcons | Two limited

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:58:17 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (thigh) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Falcons | Five limited

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:17:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud (knee), DT Peria Jerry (knee), DE Cliff Matthews (neck), CB Asante Samuel (thigh) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel out

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 09:11:35 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (thigh) is ruled out against the New Orleans Saints in Week 1.

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Falcons | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 08:46:02 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared CB Asante Samuel, OG Harland Gunn, OT Jeremy Trueblood, RB Josh Vaughan, FS Kemal Ishmael, DL Stansly Maponga, DL Travian Robertson inactive for Week 1.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel expects to play

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 07:09:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (thigh) expects to play in the team's Week 1 game.

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Falcons | Two limited in practice

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:57:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were each limited in practice Friday, Sept. 6, and both are questionable for the Week 1 game against the New Orleans Saints.

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Falcons | Two limited

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:34:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Falcons | Two defensive players limited

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:38:02 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 4.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel injured

Sat, 24 Aug 2013 18:16:16 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (thigh) left the team's preseason game early Saturday, Aug. 24, because of a thigh injury. He is considered questionable to return.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant, Asante Samuel tops at CB

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 21:04:44 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons released their second depth chart of the preseason Monday, Aug. 12, and CB Desmond Trufant remains in the top spot at right cornerback, with CB Asante Samuel as the starting left cornerback. CB Robert Alford serving as the backup to Samuel.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: AtlantaFalcons.com - Jay Adams

Falcons | Three likely to tangle for starting CB job

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 20:35:05 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons will have a battle between CBs Robert Alford, Desmond Trufant and Dominique Franks during training camp and the preseason for the starting right cornerback job opposite CB Asante Samuel.

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Falcons | Desmond Trufant looking to learn from Asante Samuel

Sat, 06 Jul 2013 18:58:21 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant said he has been watching CB Asante Samuel during offseason workouts and hopes to learn a lot from him. "You can always learn from a guy like that. His instincts are off the charts. He plays the ball so well. I'm going to take whatever I can from him," Trufant said.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel appeared to suffer injury

Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:44:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (ankle) appeared to suffer an ankle injury during practice Wednesday, June 19. Trainer Marty Lauzon was looking at Samuel's right ankle after the incident occurred.

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Patriots | Asante Samuel has advice for Wes Welker

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:31:48 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel said New England Patriots impending free-agent WR Wes Welker should look out for himself and take the most lucrative deal possible in the offseason. "He made a comment that I chased the money, and not the championship," Asante said of Welker. "... So here's my advice to you, Welker - You better chase the money, brother."

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Falcons | Two players getting raises

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:17:19 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters and CB Asante Samuel will receive bigger 2013 base salaries because of incentives in their contracts. Peters was scheduled to make $630,000 next season but will now make $1.323 million while Samuel will go from $3 million to $3.2 million.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel fourth among active players

Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:21:30 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel recorded his 48th career interception in the Week 15 game against the New York Giants, ranking him fourth among all active players.

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Falcons | Three probable for Week 15

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 12:36:48 -0800

Atlanta Falcons OG Justin Blalock (elbow), OT Sam Baker (hand) and CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 14, and are listed as probable for Week 15.

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Falcons | Three limited during practice

Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:50:16 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (ribs), DT Jonathan Babineaux (ribs) and CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 13.

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Falcons | Four limited during practice

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:50:16 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (ribs), OG Justin Blalock (elbow), OT Sam Baker (hand) and CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 12.

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Falcons | Three questionable for Week 14

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 11:27:39 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Peria Jerry (quadriceps) was limited in practice and is questionable for Week 14. S William Moore (hamstring) and CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) both did not participate in practice and are questionable.

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Falcons | Being cautious with Asante Samuel

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:37:46 -0800

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said the team is being cautious with CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) as they approach Week 14. "Most certainly," Smith said. "He was only able to play three plays, so we are going to definitely be very cautious and make sure he's ready to go. He wants to be out there playing, I know that, but we want to make sure he gets cleared by the doctors before we get him out there."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Michael Cunningham

Falcons | Two players miss practice

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:46:16 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) and SS William Moore (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 6.

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Falcons | Two DBs miss practice

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 12:41:27 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) and SS William Moore (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel injured

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:43:16 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Asante Samuel (shoulder) left the game early Week 13 because of a shoulder injury and is considered questionable to return.

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