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50 Osi Umenyiora DE
Height/Weight: 6-3/255 | Birthdate: 11/16/1981 | Birthplace: London, England | Team: Atlanta | College: Troy | NFL Experience: 12 | Owned/Started%: 23/10 | Average Draft Position: 205.00
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Osi Umenyiora won't have to redo deal


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) 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
(2/20/2014) 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
(2/11/2014) 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
(2/1/2014) 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
(12/16/2013) 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.


Osi Umenyiora bounces back with sacks


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/18/2013) Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who had recorded only half a sack in his previous four games combined, delivered two sacks Week 11 at Tampa Bay. It was his third two-sack game of the season. He's up to 6 1/2 sacks on the year.

Umenyiora also had three tackles, all solo, in the contest.


Quiet day for Osi Umenyiora


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/10/2013) Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who recorded half a sack last week at Carolina, had just four tackles, including one solo, Week 10 against the Seahawks. He has 4 1/2 sacks on the season but just the one half sack in his last four games.

Osi Umenyiora gets half a sack


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/3/2013) Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who was questionable coming into the game with a knee injury, contributed half a sack Week 9 at Carolina, giving him 4 1/2 on the season. He also had four tackles, including two solo.

Osi Umenyiora good to go Sunday


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/3/2013) Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who was limited in practice leading up to the game with a knee injury, is active for Week 9 at Carolina. He was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report.

Umenyiora has four sacks on the season but hasn't had one since Week 5.


Three Falcons considered questionable


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/1/2013) Falcons DE Osi Umenyiora, S William Moore and T Sam Baker are considered questionable Week 9 against the Panthers.

All three players have been able to practice this week, but have been limited each day. Both Umenyiora and Baker are dealing with knee injuries. Moore has a hip issue.


No sacks this time for Osi Umenyiora


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(10/20/2013) Falcons defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, who had two sacks when the team last played Week 5 against the Jets, went without one Week 7 against the Buccaneers. He did have four tackles, including two solo.

Umenyiora has contributed big numbers in three of his six games this season, recording two sacks in two of them and returning an interception for a touchdown in another.


Osi Umenyiora racks up two blindside sacks


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/8/2013) Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora recorded two sacks Monday night, each time racing in off the blind side to bury Jets quarterback Geno Smith. Umenyiora is up to four sacks this season.

Umenyiora tied for second on the team with six tackles, including four solo stops. He's on a bye this week before facing Tampa Bay in Week 7.


Osi Umenyiora takes down Ryan Tannehill twice


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/22/2013) Falcons defensive linemen Osi Umenyiora made some big plays during Sunday's contest at Miami in Week 3.

Umenyiora stripped Ryan Tannehill early in the opening quarter. He then took Tannehill down again for a strip-sack in the third quarter. He registered five total tackles (four solo) and two sacks in a 27-23 defeat.

Osi Umenyiora makes first big play


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/15/2013) Defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora, in his first season with the Falcons after nine with the Giants, intercepted a pass deflected off the hands of running back Daryl Richardson and returned it 68 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter Week 2 against the Rams. He also deflected two passes. He did not record a tackle in the game.

Umenyiora has yet to record a sack for the Falcons after having six for the Giants last season.


Falcons linemen team up for sack


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/8/2013) Falcons defensive lineman Peria Jerry benefited from some heavy pressure by high-profile teammate Osi Umenyiora on a play midway through the fourth quarter Week 1 at New Orleans, picking up a sack. It was his only tackle on the day. Umenyiora also had a solo tackle.

Umenyiora signs with Falcons


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(3/28/2013) The Falcons found a replacement for John Abraham on Wednesday by reaching an agreement with free-agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora on a two-year, $8.5 million contract. 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 only six sacks for the Giants in 2012, when he started only four of 16 games. He had 55 tackles, five for losses, and one forced fumble. He had a career-high 14 1/2 sacks in 2005, when he was a first-team All-Pro selection. He has reached double figures in sacks only one of the last four years - 11 1/2 in 2010.

Report: Umenyiora to sign with Falcons


by Adam Moore | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2013) According to ProFootballTalk.com, free-agent defensive linemen Osi Umenyiora is expected to sign with the Falcons. “Atlanta is the place,” a source told the website. Umenyiora is expected to help fill the void created by the departure of John Abraham.

Umenyiora cut free from Giants


by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer
(2/7/2013) The Newark Star-Ledger reported that Osi Umenyiora's contract with the Giants voided on Thursday, ending his tenure there.