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Osi Umenyiora agrees to deal with Falcons

The long-awaited deal is now done: Osi Umenyiora has agreed to terms on a contract with the Falcons. Atlanta and Umenyiora, a free agent defensive end who has been linked to the team for weeks, reached a deal on a two-year contract today, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports. When Umenyiora said last week that…

Report: New York Giants Likely Moving Mathias Kiwanuka Back to DE in 2013

Osi Umenyiora is as good as gone from the Giants. He's currently negotiating with the Atlanta Falcons on a potential deal, which will leave a void in the defensive line for next season. According to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN, the Giants are preparing to move Mathias Kiwanuka back to defensive end in 2013. Show More Summary

Would Osi Umenyiora Be Better in Atlanta Than John Abraham?

It seems as if the Atlanta Falcons and free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora have been talking forever. It’s only been six days since Umenyiora ’s first visit with Atlanta on March 20, but both sides feel a deal is imminent. General...Show More Summary

Thomas Dimitroff: Umenyiora discussions are “fluid and amicable”

All signs still point to defensive end Osi Umenyiora signing with the Falcons, but the deal isn’t done yet. That was General Manager Thomas Dimitroff’s message when he spoke to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Monday. “We’re in the process of having discussions with his representatives,” Dimitroff said. “There’s nothing new to…

Falcons may need more than Umenyiora

There are lots of reports out there that the Atlanta Falcons are close to signing defensive end Osi Umenyiora. But nothing official has come yet. Even if it does, the Falcons might be wise to continue looking for help for the pass rush. In theory, Umenyiora would take the place of John Abraham as the team’s pass-rusher. Show More Summary

DE Osi Umenyiora Agrees To Deal With Falcons

Osi Umenyiora’s career as a Giant is almost officially over, Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News reports. One of the finest pass-rushers in Giants history is set to sign with the Atlanta Falcons, according to ProFootballTalk.com. Umenyiora could sign the deal as soon as Sunday, according to the report. Terms for the deal [...]

Report: Osi Umenyiora expected to join the Atlanta Falcons by Monday

With the next few days, fee agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora is expected to agree to terms with the Atlanta Falcons, reports Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com. According to Florio, the deal is expected by Monday "at the latest". The Falcons were looking for pass-rush help after releasing veteran John Abraham this offseason. Show More Summary

Osi Umenyiora Will Reportedly Sign with Atlanta Falcons

Osi Umenyiora ran himself out of favor with the New York Giants after a rough 2012 season, but it appears that the Atlanta Falcons will have no problem bringing him into the fold to address their pass rushing needs. According to NBCShow More Summary

Umenyiora joining Falcons Sunday or Monday

As the weekend moves toward a conclusion, defensive end Osi Umenyiora’s time as a free agent is coming to a close. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Umenyiora is expected to join the Falcons on Sunday or, at the latest, on Monday. “Atlanta is the place,” the source said. The move will end…

Umenyiora would prefer winning in Atlanta to winning in New York

Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has a pair of Super Bowl rings, won with the Giants.  But he believes it would be more rewarding to win in Atlanta, with the Falcons. “There was nothing better than being able to win [in New York],” Umenyiora told 92.9 The Game in Atlanta, via Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com.  “The…

Osi Umenyiora expresses his desire to join the Falcons

2 years agoSports : Game On!

Umenyiora, who lives in Atlanta in the offseason, likes what he sees.

Falcons Making A Strong Push To Ink FA DE Osi Umenyiora

It sounds like the Falcons could be the winner in the sweepstakes to sign former Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Falcons are making a “strong push” to sign former New York Giant. Umenyora would likely be the Falcons’ replacement for John Abraham at right defensive end. He is [...]

Report: Atlanta Falcons Trying to Close Deal with Giants DE Osi Umenyiora

The Atlanta Falcons are trying to lure away Osi Umenyiora from the New York Giants. On Thursday, the team brought in the 31-year-old defensive end for a meeting and took a physical. Now, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Falcons...Show More Summary

Falcons, Dolphins provide likely landing spot Umenyiora

The cluster of unsigned pass rushers includes defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who coveted for years his shot at the open market — and who has found no takers through the first nine days. Umenyiora is considered to be likely to land with the Falcons or the Dolphins. The likely-soon-to-be-former Giant visited Atlanta on Wednesday, and…

Report: Atlanta Falcons Could Be Close to Landing Former Giants DE Osi Umenyiora

Osi Umenyiora may have found his new home for 2013. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Atlanta Falcons brought the former Giants defensive end in for a meeting: That escalated fast RT @lindsay_rhodes Osi Umenyiora in Atlanta today.Visiting with the Falcons.Taking a physical. Show More Summary

Falcons looking at Osi Umenyiora

The Atlanta Falcons may replace one aging pass-rusher with another. Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, 31, reportedly visited with the team on Wednesday. Umenyiora, who has an offseason home in Atlanta, hadn’t been drawing big interest on the free-agent market. But he would be a logical fit in Atlanta. Show More Summary

Atlanta Talks With Free Agent DE Osi Umenyiora

The Falcons today got a visit from Giants free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora, but no word on if a deal between the two was met. Umenyiora’s visit marks the start of a couple for some big free agent defensive players, as also on the road are Dwight Freeney and John Abraham, who are both [...]

Osi Umenyiora visits the Falcons

The slower-than-expected (at least by them) market for free agent defensive ends is starting to pick up. With Dwight Freeney and John Abraham in Denver, Giants free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora’s finally on the move too. According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today, Umenyiora visited the Falcons today. There was an earlier report that…

Miami Dolphins: Is Osi Umenyiora the Right Fit for the Defense?

The Miami Dolphins are seeking a tag-team partner for their star pass-rusher, Cameron Wake. Of this, there is no doubt. Michael Bennett visited Miami last week but then went on to sign with the Seattle Seahawks. As reported by BarryShow More Summary

Dolphins sniffing around Osi Umenyiora

The Dolphins might be through throwing big money around, but they’re still looking for help, and unlike years past, some veteran players are more willing to look their way. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins have made inquiries about Giants free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora, one of the forgotten pass-rushers…

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