Nnamdi Asomugha signs with Eagles

After eight years with the Raiders, Nnamdi Asomugha will fly with the eagles.

The next day, after the acquisition of Pro Bowl cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie of the Cardinals, the Eagles stunned the world and the NFL signed Asomugha, another cornerback Pro Bowl, to a five-year contract.

Very quietly, while the other team made headlines in their quest for Asomugha, Eagles general manager Howie Roseman and president Joe Banner took a step to him that he could not refuse.

Asomugha deal will pay him $ 60 million over the life of him, with $ 25 million guaranteed.

Asomugha, considered the top free agent market, was a career-high eight interceptions in 2006, went to the Pro Bowl after the 2008, 2009 and 2010 and was named first-team All-Pro in 2008 and 2010.

Although he has only three interceptions in the last three years, he is considered one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL and cover courted several high-profile teams including the New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys.

Eagles now have three Pro Bowl cornerbacks on their roster: Asomugha, Rodgers Cromartie and Asante Samuel, who has 42 interceptions in eight years, and has made Pro Bowl four consecutive years.

The case of Newton: № 1 draft pick Cam Newton has signed with Carolina Panthers, and arrived at training camp, the team announced.

Bus Cook, the agent of Newton, said via a text message that the deal was for four years and "$ 22 million plus."

The winner of the Heisman Trophy may be the biggest financial victims of blocking the NFL. The new collective bargaining agreement sets the scale of rookie salaries.

No. Last year a draft pick, defender Sam Bradford of Oklahoma, signed a six-year, $ 78 million contract with the Rams. Newton would probably have been engaged in an even larger amount, if not a lockout.

No Manning? Colts expect to start training camp practice Monday without Peyton Manning, who not only coming off neck surgery, but also does not have. Manning is in the process of negotiating a new contract that Colts owner Jim Irsay says the four-time league MVP will make the highest-paid player in NFL history.

Harrison sorry: Four-time Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison of the Steelers has apologized for the magazine article in which he used antigay spot when it comes to Commissioner Roger Goodell, and criticized his teammates for their play in the Super Bowl loss to Pittsburgh, Green Bay.

Briefly: Wide receiver Vincent Jackson has signed a franchise tag Chargers for nearly $ 11 million. Jackson, who was a Pro Bowler in 2009, missed training camp last year and most of the season because of the salary dispute. ... Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora could not attend the opening day of training camp New York Giants "and was placed on the reserve-did not report list. ... The Lions agreed to terms with free agent defensive back Eric Wright, formerly Brown. Former athlete Riordan attended USC and UNLV before being drafted in the second round in Cleveland in 2007. ... Seahawks re-signed defensive tackle Brandon Mebane, a former player Cal, that reported five-year contract worth $ 25 million. ... Baranov agreed to terms on four-year contract with guard Harvey Dahl, who was an integral Atlanta. ... Former Cowboys receiver Roy Williams has agreed to deal with the Bears. ... Broncos linebacker Von Miller, second overall selection in the draft, left practice early with a bruised right thigh 24 hours after signing four-year, $ 21 million. ... Pirates signed former Atlanta player Michael Koenen for six years, $ 19.5 million contract. ... Chad Henne Dolphins defender said the team reached an agreement with the contract defender Matt Moore, who was not re-signed by Carolina, but Miami did not confirm the deal. ... Atlanta agreed to terms with Pro Bowl Tyson Clabo solutions to five-year contract worth $ 25 million, about $ 11.5 million in guaranteed money. ... Defender Mark Brunell, 40, was cut by planes, but may return to the backup Mark Sanchez to reduce wages.

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