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  1. Comparing 2014 Raiders to past decade: CornerbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... 2007. This particular season, there wasn't even a close second. Darrelle Revis was a very distant second with Asante Samuel a close third. What sets this season apart from most of his seasons with the Raiders is not just because of his usual ...

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  2. Rookie Impact Projections: Atlanta FalconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | Phin Phanatic

    ... impact on the special teams unit starting day one. Allen is comparable to a former Falcon cornerback, Asante Samuel . Allen has a nose for making the big play and going after interceptions. However, that leaves him open to mistakes and leaving the ...

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  3. Best of the Rest: Free AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Falcoholic

    ... it was believed his condition was career threatening. It would be a surprise if the falcons targeted him. Asante Samuel: very unlikely, he might latch onto to some team during training camp or after injuries. I think he still has a 3-5 INT season in ...

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  4. Second-Year NFL Stars Ready to Make the Biggest LeapsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... previous work if your favorite young player isn't listed in the following slides. After releasing cornerback Asante Samuel this offseason, the Atlanta Falcons have shown it's Trufant time in Atlanta. The 2013 first-round pick certainly earned the ...

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  5. HBO's Hard Knocks to feature Atlanta Falcons in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Bleeding Green Nation

    ... aren't many. A whopping total of zero former Eagles players remain on the Falcons roster now that veteran Asante Samuel was released by Atlanta earlier this offseason. The closest thing to a Philly connection would be the fact that Falcons QB Matt ...

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  6. 5 Early Predictions for the Atlanta Falcons' 2014 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... for Mike Smith's squad. Desmond Trufant had a nice little rookie campaign last year. After the departure of Asante Samuel, Trufant is now listed at the Falcons' No.1 cornerback. The former first-round pick out of Washington has the potential to be a ...

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  7. Mike Smith: new drills are designed to fix the Falcons' tackling problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Falcoholic

    ... But as McClure points out , the Falcons were especially bad. Because it wasn't just Thomas Decoud and Asante Samuel out there tackling like drunk iguanas, the Falcons have to do something. Apparently they're taking some steps in that direction, ...

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  8. Falcons tackling issue with new drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | ESPN

    ... ground consistently. Part of the issue was resolved with the release of safety Thomas DeCoud and cornerback Asante Samuel . But they were far from the only culprits. "The three areas that I thought were really critical were our leverage on the ball ...

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  9. Trufant, Alford Face Challenging Sophomore SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Falcoholic

    ... 6'5'', 230-pound Jackson proved to be unstoppable during stretches against the Falcons. The now departed Asante Samuel could easily be blamed for letting Jackson beat him deep on multiple occasions, but Trufant and Alford still need to prove ...

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  10. Atlanta Falcons' 5 Most Intriguing Players in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... but Alford had a solid season as well. It was enough to convince the Falcons they could part ways with veteran Asante Samuel. This will be the chance Alford has to prove he and Trufant can be a formidable tandem for years to come. His progression ...

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  11. Falcons seek more versatility in defensive schemeRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... all the time - whatever makes up your squad that you have ability to utilize your guys." - Cornerback Asante Samuel and linebacker Stephen Nicholas played their way out of starting jobs, and former Pro Bowl free safety Thomas DeCoud was such a ...

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  12. The 5 Biggest Atlanta Falcons Rumors Heading into OTAsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... and apparently the Dirty Birds have no interest in bringing them back to Atlanta. It's hard to believe that CB Asante Samuel, CB Dunta Robinson, LB Stephen Nicholas and OT Tyson Clabo have not yet found new homes in the NFL. The Falcons are working ...

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  13. Falcons rookies Desmond Trufant, Robert Alford get hard lessons in minicampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... the one thing I can do to help me get better as a player." Alford is listed behind starting left cornerback Asante Samuel on the depth chart. Trufant is challenging Robert McClain for the starting job at right cornerback. Samuel, a brash veteran ...

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  14. Playoff matchup: Falcons run defense vs. Seahawks run offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2013 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    ... tackles. The Falcons have five defenders with at least 10 missed tackles, led by safety Thomas DeCoud's 21 and Asante Samuel's 18, according to ProFootballFocus.com. They had some good moments as they held Kansas City's Jamal Charles (87), ...

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  15. Falcons' secondary has been effective mix of crash, flashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2013 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    ... few areas of this team stand out more than the secondary. It's an interesting mix of crash (Moore) and flash (Asante Samuel: "I'm just swag-100"). The Falcons have given up yardage in chunks this season - 365.6 per game, which ranked only 24th in ...

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  16. Extra Points: The changing dynamics of June 1Read the original story

    May 27, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... for five-time All-Pro under tackle Kevin Williams, formerly of the Vikings, and four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel, the ex- Falcons star, who headline this year's secondary market. Others like former Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes, tight ...

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  17. Extra Points: The changing dynamics of June 1Read the original story

    May 27, 2014 | KAVU

    ... for five-time All-Pro under tackle Kevin Williams, formerly of the Vikings, and four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel, the ex- Falcons star, who headline this year's secondary market. Others like former Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes, tight ...

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  18. Desmond Trufant, Robert Alford Can't Play Like Rookies For Atlanta Falcons in 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | BlogginDirty

    ... amount of playing time as a rookie. But two rookie corners in addition to the gambler of the century in Asante Samuel provides the makeup for what was a horrid Falcons secondary last season. Atlanta has now let go of Samuel, which means two corners ...

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  19. Why Player Comparison Are Fraught With PerilRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | The Falcoholic

    ... Tyson Jackson compared to Jamaal Anderson and Ricardo Allen compared with great hope to one Brent Grimes or Asante Samuel. I'm not suggesting that trying to draw parallels is a fool's errand, because we're all going to do it and there is value in ...

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  20. The 5 Biggest Atlanta Falcons Rumors Heading into OTAsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... and apparently the Dirty Birds have no interest in bringing them back to Atlanta. It's hard to believe that CB Asante Samuel, CB Dunta Robinson, LB Stephen Nicholas and OT Tyson Clabo have not yet found new homes in the NFL. The Falcons are working ...

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