|Week 17 (CAR) - Average||1.9||0.5||0.2||0.0||0.2||0.0||0||0.0|
|Week 17 (CAR) - Dave Richard||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Week 17 (CAR) - Jamey Eisenberg||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Week 17 (CAR) - Nathan Zegura||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013 Season - Average||25.7||9.3||4.3||0||1.0||0||0||0|
|2013 Season - Dave Richard||25||10||3||0||1||0||0||0|
|2013 Season - Jamey Eisenberg||26||9||5||0||1||0||0||0|
|2013 Season - Nathan Zegura||26||9||5||0||1||0||0||0|
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|Osi Umenyiora won't have to redo deal |
|by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com|
(3/23/14) Defensive end Osi Umenyiora will return to the Falcons without any restructuring of his contract, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Umenyiora, who had 7.5 sacks and three forced fumbles last year, is set to make $2.5 million in base salary and count $4.75 million against the cap.
Reports surfaced that the team would ask him to restructure his deal, but general manager Thomas Dimitroff put that speculation to rest.
|Falcons likely to keep Osi Umenyiora |
|by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com|
(2/20/14) It appears the Falcons will hold onto defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who had 7.5 sacks last year. Umenyiora, 32, would count $3.5 million against the cap in 2014.
Coach Mike Smith said Umenyiora did an "outstanding job" in his first season with Atlanta. "I am never gonna say never," Smith said, "but I'm looking forward to continuing to work with him."
|Osi Umenyiora wants to stay with Falcons |
|by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(2/11/14) Defensive end Osi Umenyiora is interested in staying with the Falcons. He signed a two-year, $8.5 million deal with them last summer and is due to count $4.75 million against the cap. A restructure might be in order.
"My eyes have been opened: I understand the business pretty much as well as anybody in football right now because of a lot of the things that have happened," Umenyiora said per ESPN. "And I know it's nothing personal."
Umenyiora had 7.5 sacks last year, leading Atlanta. He also forced three fumbles.
|Former teammate urging Justin Tuck to stay with Giants |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(2/1/14) Osi Umenyiora does not believe former Giants teammate and fellow defensive end Justin Tuck should follow his path out of town.
Umenyiora bolted for Atlanta in free agency last year, but has urged Tuck to stay with his current team.
"I've talked to Justin and I told him he should try whatever he can to stay in New York," Umenyiora said via The Star-Ledger. "Because he is New York."
Tuck will likely talk money with the Giants soon, but seems destined for free agency. His stock rose when he piled up 8 1/2 sacks in the last five games this season.
|Osi Umenyiora finally gets a sack |
|by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(12/16/13) Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who had gone three games without a sack, recorded one Week 15 against the Redskins, giving him 7 1/2 on the year. He also forced a fumble on the play that was recovered by teammate Jonathan Babineaux.
Umenyiora finished with two tackles, both solo.
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|The Falcons found a replacement for John Abraham by signing Osi Umenyiora this offseason. The Falcons released the 34-year-old Abraham, the team leader with 10 sacks in 2012, on March 1. The 31-year-old Umenyiora gives the Falcons a slightly younger replacement at defensive end, but his production has declined in recent years. He had six sacks for the Giants in 2012 and started four of 16 games. He had 55 tackles, five for losses, and a forced fumble. He had a career-high 14.5 sacks in 2005, when he was a first-team All-Pro selection. But he has reached double figures in sacks once in the last four years -- 11.5 in 2010. He has 75 sacks, 31 forced fumbles and 13 fumble recoveries in his career and helped the Giants win two Super Bowls. He set an NFL record with 10 forced fumbles in 2010 and a Giants record with six sacks in a 2007 win over Philadelphia. Consider him a No. 2 defensive lineman worth a mid-round pick. (Updated 4/26/13) |