It's been rumored for the last 24 hours that the Atlanta Falcons were on the verge of acquiring cornerback Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles, and now it appears to be a done deal. A source tells Bert Breer of the NFL Network that Samuel has restructured his contract to become a Falcon:
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Samuel had originally been scheduled to make $21.4 million in 2012 and '13 with the Eagles, but that money was unguaranteed. Now with the Falcons, he's much more likely to cash in on the new deal.