49ers running back Anthony Dixon (born 9/24) wore No. 24 in high school. He wore it in college. It's his number. But when he was taken in the sixth round by San Francisco in 2010, he was issued 33. No. 24 belonged to veteran back Michael Robinson, and no one expected Dixon to be around long enough for it to matter.
On Tuesday, Nnamdi Asomugha agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers. On Wednesday, Niners safety Donte Whitner tweeted out "Fuck nnamdi." A few minutes later, he deleted the tweet and said "somebody hacked me again." He later mentioned NFL security was looking into the matter.
The media of Philadelphia evidently can't fill the winter hours by moaning about the Phillies or their just-outside-of-the-playoffs NBA and NHL teams. They want to talk Eagles. And they don't want to talk strategy, or draft picks, or rhapsodize about Chip Kelly. Those are all silly things to do in late February, to be…
Yesterday, at Eagles practice, cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha and safety Nate Allen converged on a thrown ball. They ran directly into one another, Asomugha's helmet colliding with Allen's chest. Asomugha went down, stayed down, for four minutes as teammates prayed. He struggled to his feet, walked gingerly to a motorized…
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