With Jackson Out, Eagles Should Bring Atogwe to Philly

June 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you've never heard of Oshiomogho Atogwe, join the club.
Buried in the utter mess of an organization known as the St. Louis Rams (1—15 in '09), Atogwe has been a stellar individual performer trapped on an awful team.
Now he's a free agent, and the Philadelphia Eagles should be at the front of the line to acquire his services. 
With yesterday's unfortunate news of safety Marlin Jackson suffering a season—ending injury, the Eagles secondary took a step backwards. They now face the possibility of starting Macho Harris, who played decently as a rookie but was inconsistent and is perhaps better suited at cornerback, or rookie Nate Allen at free safety.
With 19 interceptions and 14 forced fumbles over six years, Atogwe doubles the production of the current Eagles safeties combined in those categories (Mikell: seven ints, six FF in career, Harris: zero for both, Nate Allen: N/A). 
Atogwe would be an ideal fit for the Birds defense. S...

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