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                 === Falcons agree to terms with Umenyiora ===
 
 Flowery  Branch,  GA (Sports  Network) -  The Atlanta  Falcons agreed to terms
 with defensive end Osi Umenyiora on a two-year contract on Wednesday.
 
 Financial  terms  were not  disclosed, but  NFL.com reported  that the deal is
 worth  $8.5 million -- including $5 million guaranteed -- with a maximum value
 of $12.2 million.
 
 Last season, the 31-year old Umenyiora played in all 16 games with four starts
 for the New York Giants and had 55 tackles, six sacks and one forced fumble.
 
 Umenyiora,  who lives in Atlanta, had spent his entire 10-year career with the
 Giants, who selected him in the second round in the 2003 NFL Draft. A two-time
 Super  Bowl  Champion and  two-time  Pro  Bowl  selection, Umenyiora  has  430
 tackles, 75 sacks and 31 forced fumbles over 129 career games.
 
 "There  was  nothing better than  to be able to  win (in New York)," Umenyiora
 said in a radio interview last week. "The only thing I can think of that would
 be  better than being able  to win in New York would be to be able to win here
 in  Atlanta. We'll  see how  that  plays out.  Hopefully,  it works  out in  a
 positive direction."
 
 The  6-foot-3  Troy product also  set an NFL record  with 10 forced fumbles in
 2010  and a Giants'  franchise record for sacks in a single game with six, set
 in 2007 against the Philadelphia Eagles.
 
 
 03/27 21:25:20 ET