For Asante Samuel and his son, playing cornerback is the family business
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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — The on-field similarities between father and son are striking. Asante Samuel Jr. doesn’t mention his father very often. Not because they don’t have a good relationship. They do. But A.J., as he is known to his family, friends and teammates, is determined to make his own mark in life. He grew up hearing people suggest that his father’s name unfairly opened doors for him. “They’d say, ‘Your dad this and your dad that,’ ” A.J. said in a 2017 interview after he signed with Florida State. “They’d say, “You only got your [college] offers because of your dad.’ ” That’s why A.J., a corn…

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