Friday, January 30, 2015

Samuel questions All-Pro voting

Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel was among the harshest critics of Bears quarterback Jay Culer during Sunday's game when Cutler came out of the NFC Championship Game with a knee injury.

Samuel questions All-Pro voting

Asante Samuel had seven interceptions this season but was not an All-Pro selection. (David Maialetti/ Staff Photographer)
Asante Samuel had seven interceptions this season but was not an All-Pro selection. (David Maialetti/ Staff Photographer)

Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel was among the harshest critics of Bears quarterback Jay Culer during Sunday's game when Cutler came out of the NFC Championship Game with a knee injury.

Samuel, and other NFL players, took to Twitter to question Cutler's toughness.

Samuel took to Twitter this morning to criticize the All-Pro voting done by the Associated Press' panel of 50 media members. He was not named to either the first or second team, finishing in fifth overall with 12 votes.

Here are the votes, with the top two makingthe first team and the second two making the second team.

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Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland, 20; Darrelle Revis, N.Y. Jets, 19; Devin McCourty, New England, 17; Charles Woodson, Green Bay, 14; Asante Samuel, Philadelphia, 12; Tramon Williams, Green Bay, 8; Brent Grimes, Atlanta 3; DeAngelo Hall, Washington, 2; Champ Bailey, Denver, 2; Joe Haden, Cleveland, 1; Brandon Flowers, Kansas City, 1; Antoine Winfield, Minnesota, 1.

Here is Samuel today in a series of messages:

"I didn't make 1st team All Pro. WoW! Crazy...."

"I don't only stop my guy from catching the ball, I intercept it! Crazy..."

"Even when the ball is not being thrown my way, I still find a way to MAKE A PLAY."

A number of fans responded to Samuel, singing his praises.

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As you know by now, Dennis Allen was named the defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos, after interviewing with the Eagles Sunday.

"We are very excited to have Dennis Allen aboard," Broncos executive John Eldway said. "[He is a] very bright young coach to lead our defense."

 

 

 

 

 


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