The Watch on OJ Atogwe Continues

Dallas, San Francisco and Washington have also denied interest in Atogwe according to ESPN’s NFC West Blogger Mike Sando.  He pegs Detroit as the most likely non-STL landing place.

The Miami Dolphins, one of the teams that showed interest in Atogwe before he was a free agent, today denied interest in his services according to Jeff Darlington of the Miami Herald.

Atogwe to Dolphins is officially a long shot. With respect to Atogwe, team source says “we like what we’ve seen from our safeties so far.”

They did. You’re not wrong. RT @robi2184: I am surprised, a source directly linked to Atogwe’s agent told me Miami had him on radar.

As we’ve said b4, Dolphins privately like OJ. But they won’t be setting market here. If NFL-wide interest lags, we’ll see. They like Chris [Clemons]!

So, it looks like Miami will not be the team that wants to give Atogwe a huge deal.  That leaves Dallas and possibly Minnesota.  Most teams have their starting safeties set by June 1st and are unwilling to pay a premium for a free agent.  However, we will see if they are willing to ante up for Atogwe.

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