O.J Atogwe Signs Five Year Deal To Stay with St. Louis Rams

June 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sorry Lions fans, O.J Atogwe is staying with the Rams.
News broke a little bit ago that the Rams and Atogwe agreed on a five-year deal, which likely means Atogwe will retire a St Louis Ram.
Terms of the contract were not yet disclosed, but should available in the next few days.
Here is what Atogwe said about finally getting a deal done and staying with the Rams.
“It’s really important to stay here. One of the things I was thinking about through this process is my purpose with the Rams."
As I had previously reported, Atogwe and his agent were shocked by the lack of interest he received once becoming an unrestricted free agent. Teams weren't willing to spend the type of money he was asking for and most seemed to prefer a three- or four-year deal, instead of the five or six he wanted.
At the end of the day the Rams were always the favorite to sign Atogwe. Urgency to get a deal done had no doubt increased over the last few days as mini camp ...

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