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The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to sign cornerback Asante Samuel, according to several reports.

The deal is expected to be worth $47.2 million over five years, ESPN reports. Samuel had been seeking a deal worth at least $10 million a year. but phillyBurbs.com reports that Samuel's agent, Alonzo Shavers said he was looking for more like $12 million a year.

The New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers also were rumored to be chasing Samuel. The Pro Bowler had 44 tackles and six interceptions last season with the Patriots -- one for a touchdown.

Samuel, who is 27 and entering his sixth NFL season, was visiting the Eagles' practice facility on Friday. The deal reportedly was pending Samuel passing a physical.

Samuel was drafted by the Patriots with their fourth-round pick in 2003. He shares the NFL record of three career postseason interception returns for touchdowns.

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