Cincinnati Bengals: 5 Reasons Why the Bengals Should Sign Nnamdi Asomugha

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Cincinnati Bengals: 5 Reasons Why the Bengals Should Sign Nnamdi Asomugha
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Nnamdi Asomugha

As most NFL fans know by now, the Oakland Raiders have voided Nnamdi Asomugha's contract. The Raiders cannot use the franchise tag to keep him. Asomugha is now free to go to any NFL team.

Asomugha went to the University of California and was the 31st player taken in the 2003 NFL Draft.

He became a starter for the Raiders in 2005 when he had 60 tackles 14 passes broken up.

In 2006, Asomugha ended up with 50 tackles, eight picks and 19 passes broken up.

In 2007, he only had one interception but opposing quarterbacks avoided him like the plague. Throughout the year, they tested him only 31 times with only 10 completions to show for it. This turned out to be a trend. In 2008, 2009 and 2010 opposing quarterbacks threw his way 27 times completing only eight, 13 and 10 passes respectively.

Asomugha is a shutdown cornerback in every sense of the word.

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