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Rams Safety OJ Atogwe Now on the Open Market

SEATTLE , WA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Nate Burleson #81 of the Seattle Seahawks Oshiomogho Atogwe  #21 against the St. Louis Rams at Qwest Field on September 13, 2009 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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12th Man RisingContributor IJune 3, 2010

Sorry the picture contradicts his skillset, but he is a rival.

Would have gotten to this earlier but my brother in law was having some car issues and needed an Andy rescue.

June first has come and gone and the rival Rams have failed to re-tender their best defensive player an offer, and now he is a free man.

OJ Atogwe is easily the top available free agent and would have headlined the weak crop if he hadn’t been handcuffed by the “six-year tenure” regulation of the uncapped year.

Some 12th Men (and women), desire the Seahawks to pursue him, you can count me in that group as well.

It’s a safe bet he won’t be making the journey up to the northwest, not that acquiring him isn’t feasible– relatively young, one of the leagues better defensive backs, etc.

But because...

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