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Thursday, June 3, 2010
BBAO: Little interest evident in Atogwe

By Kevin Seifert

We're Black and Blue All Over:

We've seen more denials of interest in St. Louis Rams safety Oshiomogho Atogwe than actual clues of attention, leaving us to wonder about the likelihood of Atogwe fulfilling our dreams and landing in the NFC North.

The Minnesota Vikings aren't interested and won't be pursuing him, according to Judd Zulgad of the Star Tribune. The Detroit Lions, meanwhile, seem iffy at best. Here is analysis from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of the Detroit Free Press and John Niyo of the Detroit News. A key thought from Niyo: "But even in a year with no salary cap, many teams -- including the Lions -- already have spent most of their budget."

We'll keep monitoring it, but to this point: No dice.

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