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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

Atogwe hardly a slam dunk to stick with Rams

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
While Rams starting FS Oshiomogho Atogwe is having a solid season, we hear it might not be strong enough to assure that he will remain with the team next season.

Willis tops among NFC West IDPs

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
While the NFC West arguably remains the league’s weakest division, it is strong in terms of individual fantasy defenders, led by IDP superheavyweight Patrick Willis.

Atogwe maintains he never wanted to leave Rams

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
To hear O.J. Atogwe tell it, there was never any doubt in his mind about wanting to remain a fixture at free safety in the Rams’ secondary for the long haul.

Rams sign free-agent FS Atogwe

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Rams’ prolonged contract impasse with starting FS O.J. Atogwe came to an abrupt halt early Wednesday afternoon when the team announced it had agreed to a multiyear deal with its most accomplished defensive playmaker.

Gonzalez, Stewart surprisingly sidelined

Posted June 20, 2010 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Although Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez and Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart were sidelined during their teams' respective OTAs, according to "Whispers," both teams aren't worried about the players being ready by fall.

Atogwe could remain with Rams after all

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The likelihood that FS O.J. Atogwe might stick with the Rams has increased, although it remains quite possible a serious suitor could suddenly materialize in the coming days.

Lions might not be done adding defensive talent

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
According to our sources, the Lions should not be considered the favorites to land now-free-agent S O.J. Atogwe, but they do have interest in his services.

Atogwe becomes unrestricted free agent

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
FS O.J. Atogwe became an unrestricted free agent at midnight ET Tuesday after he and the Rams were unable to agree on a long-term contract and the team failed to extend a new qualifying offer, according to multiple sources.

Report: Rams trying to re-sign Atogwe before deadline

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 12:54 a.m. ET
The Rams are working to reach agreement with FS O.J. Atogwe on a long-term contract, with his restricted free-agent tender set to expire Tuesday, a source with knowledge of the situation has told NFL.com.

Atogwe tender still puzzles Rams insiders

Posted March 28, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Rams' decision to tender O.J. Atogwe at the lowest level risks the loss of one of their few quality players, according to NFC Whispers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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