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Osi Umenyiora Will Reportedly Sign with Atlanta Falcons

March 24, 2013   ·   Ethan Grant   ·   Jump to comments

Osi Umenyiora ran himself out of favor with the New York Giants after a rough 2012 season, but it appears that the Atlanta Falcons will have no problem bringing him into the fold to address their pass-rushing needs.
According to NBC Sports' Mike Florio, Umenyiora is expected to join the Falcons in the near future:
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Umenyiora is expected to join the Falcons on Sunday or, at the latest, on Monday.
“Atlanta is the place,” the source said.
Hopefully this will revitalize his career, as he is wearing a different jersey for the first time after 10 years with the Giants.
New York allowed the two-time Pro Bowler and 2005 first-team All-Pro's contract to void after the Super Bowl, making him an unrestricted free agent since he didn't have a new deal and was still on the roster (via Jenny Ventras of the Newark Star-Ledger).
Umenyiora was a second-round draft pick for New York in 2003, and he immediately made hi...

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