10.8: Nnamdi Asomugha on Al Davis
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Current Philadelphia Eagle Nnamdi Asomugha played for the Raiders under Al Davis and had some words on his passing.
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-- out -- here in this morning and obviously those then. He's. Walking around in the morning didn't really go walk through and then we don't -- players. -- on the news and told me and I tried to reach out to some guys and seeing everything -- it was it's tough. When you think about game changing people in sports a lot of people. Think of the name Al Davis in terms of being an innovator and a name that's larger than life and football I would think you'd see the same way. Yeah absolutely you know his name will be the first that you need you here you know -- Has done so much for the game obviously given so many people opportunities that. You know before they had. Before him you know those opportunities weren't there you know and a and you know obviously I'm one of those people you know expect that the chance on me you know in. Not many other people words do and then you know He was throughout my career. -- In -- great advisor. You know and a great. Great coach for me and a great owner so it's it's tough you think it was misunderstood in a lot of ways a lot of people -- him a negative -- But have a son and then negative light so I don't know I don't know what they understood fit -- I don't know. I think from the outside you can always think what everyone Monty made -- -- you know a guy. And I've had nothing but. The most respect for him and upset in my entire career folks. That's that's nothing that that's new to anyone you know I believe He was. That's that a great advise it to me my entire time. That I've known.