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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

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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…

Report: Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins Interested in Giants DE Osi Umenyiora

The divorce between the New York Giants and Osi Umenyiora was long overdue. Umenyiora felt that he should have been a starter on the defense, while the team saw him as more of a backup and rotational part. So, after Umenyiora 's contract ran out with the Giants in 2012, most expected him to bolt out of town after 10 years with the team. Show More Summary

Report: Lions, Dolphins interested in Osi Umenyiora

The market for free agent defensive ends has been weaker than anticipated, which isn’t great news for Osi Umenyiora. Umenyiora huffed and puffed for years to get out of his contract with the Giants, finally succeeding when the team restructured his contract in 2012 to allow him to become a free agent this offseason. Umenyiora

New York Giants Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades

This is a unique offseason for the New York Giants, who appear to be overhauling the defense. Already out are Chris Canty and Michael Boley, with guys like Chase Blackburn, Kenny Phillips, Keith Rivers and Osi Umenyiora possible joining them soon. Show More Summary

Osi wants to win games, and player of the year honors

Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora is hours away from listening to offers in free agency for the first time. But he has high expectations for the process, and himself. Umenyiora said he was looking for a team that could win, where he could be the best defensive player in the league. “It wouldn’t have to…

Osi Umenyiora Rumors: Latest on the Falcons, Titans and More

Osi Umenyiora is one of the top defensive ends on the free-agent market. He's spent his entire career with the New York Giants since the team drafted him in the second round of the 2003 draft, but his contract was voided after last season. Show More Summary

Buying or Selling These 55 NFL Free Agents as Over the Hill Commodities

As most football players learn eventually, the NFL is a business. That point has been driven home throughout the brief 2013 offseason when we see NFL teams say goodbye to players such as Charles Woodson, Osi Umenyiora, Kyle Vanden Bosch, John Abraham and Dwight Freeney. Show More Summary

Updated New York Giants Draft Board After the Scouting Combine

The New York Giants have needs all over the place on defense, but this team knows very well that the key to surviving on that side of the ball is putting together a consistently dangerous pass rush. And so with Osi Umenyiora all butShow More Summary

What the Experts Are Saying About New York Giants Draft Possibilities

It's been an unusually noisy offseason for the New York Giants. Cutting ties with running back Ahmad Bradshaw and former Pro Bowl end Osi Umenyiora, Big Blue will have ample opportunities to stock a roster and fill a starting lineup in April's draft. Show More Summary

New York Giants: Would Big Blue Consider Adding Ex-Colt Dwight Freeney for 2013?

The New York Giants are likely going to lose Osi Umenyiora this spring. The longtime defensive end of the Giants is a free agent, wants to become a starter and has had a very rocky relationship with the team in recent times. The fans...Show More Summary

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