Report: Falcons In Talks With Eagles Over Asante Samuel
The Atlanta Falcons have been involved in talks with the Philadelphia Eagles to acquire cornerback Asante Samuel, according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports.
Another team to watch jumping into the Asante Samuel trade talk is Atlanta, who has had talks w Philly last couple of days.
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) April 24, 2012
The Eagles have been attempting to shop the cornerback since the end of the 2011 season to clear salary space. The Tennessee Titans, Denver Broncos, and Detroit Lions have also showed interest.
Samuel, 31, has three interceptions and 30 tackles last season in 14 games for the Eagles. His best season came in 2006 when he had 10 interceptions for the New England Patriots. Over the course of his career he has a total of 45 interceptions, five of which he has returned for a touchdown.