All day, the talk was of the New York Jets of Dallas Cowboys signing Nnamdi Asomugha. No one was talking about the Philadelphia Eagles. Yet when it came time to ink a deal, Nnamdi Asomugha signed with the Eagles. His contract is said to be worth $60 million over five seasons.
First of all, this has to sting for the Cowboys. Not only did they lose out on Nnamdi Asomugha, their arch rival got him. Intead of having a lock down corner on their side, Dallas has to go against him twice a year for at least the next five seasons.
Secondly, Nnamdi Asomugha can’t be thrilled. The talk was that he was going to sign for around $18 million per season. Though $15 million per season isn’t bad, he didn’t break the bank.
For the Eagles, this is a great move. Their defense just got a lot better. With Michael Vick on the other side of the ball, Philadelphia has to now be considered a true Super Bowl contender — if not the Super Bowl favorite.