The writing has been on the wall for weeks now, and now it’s official. The Philadelphia Eagles have officially released cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha according to Adam Schefter.
Philadelphia Eagles will release former Pro Bowl CB Nnamdi Asomugha today.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2013
The Eagles released this statement courtesy of GM Howie Roseman.
“Coach Kelly and I each had a chance to speak with Nnamdi earlier and he took the news with a lot of class,” Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said. “We expected nothing less than that from him. He has been a true pro on and off the field for this organization and our community and we wish him all the best as he continues his NFL career. We spoke to his representatives at the Combine about his future status with the team and wanted to take time to analyze and make a decision. In the end, coach and I both felt we needed to move in a different direction at the cornerback position for 2013 and beyond.”