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Oshiomogho Atogwe

Oshiomogho Atogwe - #43 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 06/23/1981
Birthplace Windsor, ON
College Stanford
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 3rd round, 2nd pick by Rams

Eagles cuts include CB Hanson, DT Dixon

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Eagles released veteran CB Joselio Hanson, DT Antonio Dixon and P Mat McBriar on Friday.

Atogwe gives Eagles depth, experience

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Eagles GM Howie Roseman slow played making a move at safety, and we believe he did so as a way of not sending the wrong message to their young players.

Reports: Eagles add S Atogwe

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Eagles have agreed to terms with S O.J. Atogwe, according to multiple media reports.

Redskins release FB Sellers and S Atogwe

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins, in an effort to shed some salary before free agency begins, released FB Mike Sellers and S O.J. Atogwe on Monday.

Redskins won't ignore secondary need

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins' biggest need on defense appears to be in the secondary, even though new position coach Raheem Morris will help.

Redskins' defense might just need tweaking

Posted Jan. 06, 2012 @ 5:43 a.m. ET
With all the attention the Redskins' offense is sure to get this offseason, it's easy to forget about the other side of the ball.

Redskins' Landry done in D.C.?

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
The Redskins placed S LaRon Landry on I.R. with a painful Achilles tendon. The question now is whether his career with the team is over.

Return of Landry could boost Redskins' defense

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins can't wait to see a healthy LaRon Landry lined up next to Oshiomogho Atogwe, who has been a playmaker in his career at free safety.

Rams sign S Mikell

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Quintin Mikell was cut by one team and agreed to terms with another on Tuesday, although neither move will be official until Friday.

Eagles will trade Kolb once demand picks up

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Although Philadelphia is in no hurry to trade QB Kevin Kolb, it's almost certain it eventually will, according to NFC Whispers. The Eagles will wait to get top dollar before they pull the trigger.

Redskins sign S Atogwe

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed former Rams S O.J. Atogwe to a five-year deal on Thursday, adding a quality player to their secondary.

Rams' FS situation looks wide open

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
It appears the options are numerous for the Rams at free safety in the wake of O.J. Atogwe's release after the team opted not to pay him an $8 million roster bonus.

Rams release S Atogwe

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Rams released S O.J. Atogwe on Friday instead of paying him a reported $8 million roster bonus, according to PFW correspondent and St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Jim Thomas.

Could Orton be headed to Arizona?

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:46 a.m. ET
It's much too early to call it anything more than a rumor, but one team insider says that Broncos QB Kyle Orton would make perfect sense for the QB-needy Cardinals, according to NFC West Whispers.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed out by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week 14 games.


Posted Oct. 23, 2011
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.
Posted March 03, 2011
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.
Posted Feb. 22, 2011
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.
Posted Oct. 01, 2010
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.
Posted June 23, 2010
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.