Nate Clements Out of San Francisco? How the 49ers Could Land Nnamdi Asomugha

January 13, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Nate Clements has been a disappointment in San Francisco to say the least.
He hasn't lived up to the $80 million contract the 49ers gave him in his free agent blockbuster deal.
Clements has been nothing short of a liability.
With new head coach Jim Harbaugh coming into San Francisco any objective look at the 49ers' personnel may not have Clements survive this offseason. Not only is Clements' stock at an all-time low, it has been reported that a contract clause has one of the league's elite corners as a free agent.
Nnamdi Asomugha is a top-two cornerback in the NFL. He can run with virtually any receiver in the league and brings exactly what the 49ers would need to make up for the shortcomings Clements has presented during his tenure.
Asomugha is already in the Bay Area, so the transition would not be difficult for him. He is extremely highly paid, so the 49ers could not simply give him the money that would have gone to Clements, not that those financial process...

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