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Nnamdi Asomugha: No receiver makes me nervous

 Nnamdi Asomugha: No receiver makes me nervous
topic by Roo 50 - 06-22-2012, 04:51 PM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter






All-Pro cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha irritated thousands of Bay Area loyalists earlier this month when he suggested his old team, the Oakland Raiders , would have been satisfied with an 8-8 record , while his current team, the Philadelphia Eagles , never would.

His give and take with the league's premier receivers is more important, but he didn't spare them, either. In a Wednesday visit to PFT Live , Asomugha admitted that few -- actually, none -- of the league's wideouts keep him up at night.

"I guess if you're going to sit up there and play man against a guy, then that's a different story. If that was the case, there aren't guys that stand out in my mind in that way," Asomugha told PFT Live, via the team's official website . "There are a handful of guys that are really good at what they're doing from the receiver position, which is the easiest position in the NFL. There are a handful of guys that are good at it. There's not one particular guy that would concern me when I'm going into a game, but there are guys that you have to take notice of in the league."

Asomugha wasn't done there.

"I think if you talk to any cornerback in the league, we'll probably all tell you that," Asomugha said. "We go back and forth talking trash with our own teammates about it, 'Oh, all you have to do is go out there and catch a ball.' You know where you're going, we have no idea but we have to be perfect at it. So it's always fun banter going back and forth. Every position is difficult, but obviously receiver is ... my goodness."

Asomugha didn't have the easiest time of it last season in Philly's defense, but we haven't forgot about the dominant force he was in Oakland (even if he didn't enjoy his time there). He's one player who enters this season under something of a microscope. With plenty of time to learn Juan Castillo's defense this offseason, he's expected to return to form in 2012.
Nnamdi Asomugha: No receiver makes me nervous - NFL.com


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 06-22-2012, 04:56 PMaway - #2
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 06-22-2012, 04:57 PMaway - #3
eliwood 111 heat pts111

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Victor Cruz does
 06-22-2012, 04:58 PMaway - #4
theFREAK 914 heat pts914

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Originally Posted by eliwood
Victor Cruz does
 06-22-2012, 04:59 PMaway - #5
Braz 80 heat pts80

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What about when Cruz pulled down his pants and #### on your chest?









 06-22-2012, 05:03 PMaway - #6
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Originally Posted by brazidee
What about when Cruz pulled down his pants and #### on your chest?





 06-22-2012, 05:05 PMaway - #7
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Nnamdi a lil btch talk sht about oakland when he leave i see how it is
 06-22-2012, 05:07 PMaway - #8
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Originally Posted by de@throw
Nnamdi a lil btch talk sht about oakland when he leave i see how it is
I was a die hard nnamdi fan but this #### k!lled me.
 06-22-2012, 05:07 PMaway - #9
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i bet being put all over the field in ####ed up situations that play against his strengths does
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It saddened me when he left but #### this ####.
 06-22-2012, 05:09 PMaway - #11
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Real talk though he's just thinking like a great cb. You have to have that mentality t
 06-22-2012, 05:13 PMaway - #12
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So glad Victor Cruz burned his hoe a$s. Eat a di#k, ####, and may you continue to fail
 06-22-2012, 05:16 PMaway - #13
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Last year he was misused..this year he'll be back in press coverage with DRC n then we can start judging ni##as
 06-22-2012, 05:17 PMaway - #14
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Shutup Aso.

Originally Posted by kp059
Last year he was misused..this year he'll be back in press coverage with DRC n then we can start judging ni##as
 06-22-2012, 05:21 PMaway - #15
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So Johnson&Johnson dont concern you? Cruz? S. Smith? aiight nnamdi, hold it down b, considering you can't hold a reciever
 06-22-2012, 05:46 PMaway - #16
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You mean.. you weren't nervous when Dez was about to score that touchdown on you.. but you held his arm and the ref that was right there didnt call the PI
 06-22-2012, 06:08 PMaway - #17
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Originally Posted by de@throw
Nnamdi a lil btch talk sht about oakland when he leave i see how it is
 06-22-2012, 06:56 PMaway - #18
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Originally Posted by kp059
Last year he was misused..this year he'll be back in press coverage with DRC n then we can start judging ni##as
 06-22-2012, 07:01 PMaway - #19
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Cruz doesnt even know this ni##a exists


Chips on me opening dayyy there will be plenty of salsa
 06-22-2012, 07:19 PMaway - #20
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Originally Posted by kp059
Last year he was misused..this year he'll be back in press coverage with DRC n then we can start judging ni##as
Don't waist your time explainin nuthin to these dumb ni##as. They gonna find out soon enough. How u get burnt by missing a tackle and a ni##a catchin a jumball when ur in zone and the safety help overtop isn't where he's suppose to be.
 
 


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