On June 1, St. Louis Rams restricted free agent safety O.J. Atogwe will likely become an unrestricted free agent, as the Rams aren’t expected to tender him at 110 percent of his 2009 salary.
The Rams and Atogwe are still talking, but if they don’t reach a deal that keeps him in St. Louis, one team that could be interested in his services is the Miami Dolphins.
Omar Kelly of the Sun Sentinel reports that the Dolphins signing Atogwe is a possibility, and that the Dolphins’ front office had interest in Atogwe in 2009, when the Rams kept him in place by slapping the franchise tag on him.
Atogwe would make sense for the Dolphins, who are trying to upgrade their free safety position. If the Rams don’t get a deal done with him, the Dolphins will have a chance to sign him in five days.