Saturday, March 1, 2008

49ers grab Bengals defensive end Justin Smith

49ers grab Bengals defensive end Justin Smith
One year after striking big in free agency with the signing of Nate Clements, the 49ers have made another big move.

Eagles sign free-agent CB Samuel to 6-year deal
The Eagles have signed free-agent cornerback Asante Samuel. The Eagles agreed to a six-year contract on Friday with Samuel, who spent the last five seasons with New England and had 16 interceptions the last two years. Samuel also tied the NFL career playoff record with three interceptions returned for TDs Philadelphia had only 11 interceptions last year and failed to score a defensive touchdown. Its defense had an NFL-worst 19 takeaways.

Marvez's free-agent blog
See ya later, Pats. CB Asante Samuel agreed to a lucrative long-term deal with Philly. Alex Marvez has more in his free-agent blog.

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