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49ers Sign CB Nnamdi Asomugha

Posted Apr 3, 2013

The 49ers announced that they have signed CB Nnamdi Asomugha to a one-year deal.

The San Francisco 49ers today announced that they have signed CB Nnamdi Asomugha to a one-year deal.

“We are very pleased to add Nnamdi to our defense,” said 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke. “Throughout his career, Nnamdi has accomplished a great deal on the field and in the community. We look forward to his contributions to our team and the Bay Area.”

A four-time All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl selection, Asomugha (6-2, 210) has played in 154 games (130 starts) and recorded 417 tackles, 15 interceptions, two sacks, two forced fumbles and 82 passes defensed in his 10-year NFL career. In 2012, he tallied 59 tackles, one interception and 12 passes defensed with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Asomugha was selected in the first round (31st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft by Oakland. He went on to play eight seasons for the Raiders before signing with the Philadelphia Eagles on July 29, 2011. After spending two seasons with the Eagles, Asomugha was released on March 12, 2013.

Asomugha, a 31-year-old native of Lafayette, LA, attended the University of California and finished his college career with 187 tackles, seven interceptions, three sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and 15 passes defensed.