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Atari Bigby Biography
Atari Bigby was born September 19, 1981 and is an Americanfootball safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Hewas signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He playedcollege football at the University of Central Florida.
Bigby has also been a member of the New York Jets and GreenBay Packers.
Atari was originally signed to the Packers practice squad on Nov 1, 2005. Wasthen promoted to the active roster on December 22, 2005 and made his NFL debuton December 25 against the Chicago Bears. He was inactive for the final contestagainst the Seattle Seahawks.
Bigby was waived by the Packers at the end of the 2006preseason, but was signed two days later to their practice squad. Afterspending the first 10 weeks of the season on the Packers' practice squad, Bigbywas signed to the active roster on November 15, 2006. He recorded two tacklesduring the season.
After a very successful 2007 training camp and preseason,Bigby replaced starting strong safety Marquand Manuel, who was released priorto the 2007 regular season. Bigby was named the NFC Defensive Player of themonth for December 2007. Bigby tied for the NFL lead with four interceptionsduring the month in just four games. The Packers posted a 3-1 record inDecember and clinched the NFC North division, locking up the No. 2 seed in theNFC playoffs. Bigby posted an interception in three of Green Bay's fourDecember games. He had a 22-yard interception in Week 14 and recorded acareer-high two interceptions the next week against St. Louis. Bigby finishedthe month with an interception in the Packers' win over Detroit.
On January 12, Bigby started his first playoff game againstthe Seattle Seahawks. He finished the game with seven tackles (one for a loss),a forced fumble and a pass defensed. Bigby had two big hits, one that led to aMarcus Pollard fumble that was recovered by Green Bay's defensive end AaronKampman. Green Bay took the lead on the ensuing drive.
An exclusive-rights free agent in the 2008 offseason, Bigbysigned a one-year tender deal with the Packers.
Bigby had the Packers' first 2008 interception in seasonopener against the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football, picking offquarterback Tarvaris Jackson in the fourth quarter. He played in just sevengames during the season due to injuries and was placed on season-ending injuredreserve with a shoulder injury on December 18. Bigby finished the 2008 seasonwith 21 tackles, two pass deflections and an interception.
On February 26, 2009, Bigby received a second-round tenderoffer worth $1.545 million from the Green Bay Packers. He was free to sign acontract with another team when he became a free agent on the 27th, but thePackers had the right to match the deal.
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