Atogwe is active for Sunday's game against the Bills.|||||||
Atogwe was hurt last week against Philadelphia. Reed Doughty will start in a secondary that will also be without cornerback Byron Westbrook, who was ruled out after hurting a hamstring in practice Wednesday.
Atogwe has signed a five-year, $26 million contract with the Washington Redskins, upgrading a vital position on a defense that ranked 31st last season.|||||||
The signing reunites Atogwe with Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett. Atogwe spent three of his seasons in St. Louis playing for Haslett, who was the Rams' defensive coordinator and later interim head coach. Atogwe has 22 career interceptions, including three last season.
Atogwe has paid a visit to the Washington Redskins as he seeks a new team following his release by the St. Louis Rams.|||||||
Atogwe arrived Tuesday to meet with Redskins coaches, who are looking to upgrade the free safety position. Atogwe was cut Friday after six seasons with the Rams. He has 22 career interceptions, along with 16 forced fumbles and five sacks.
The availability of Atogwe against Seattle will be a game-day decision.|||||||
Atogwe bruised his thigh in last week's win over Washington. He did not practice either Wednesday or Thursday.
The St. Louis Rams have signed Atogwe to a multi-year contract.|||||||
Atogwe has been with the Rams for five seasons and started 60 consecutive games since the beginning of the 2006 season. He missed four games last year after injuring his shoulder, but still finished second on the team with 82 tackles.