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Bigby signs tender

July 27, 2010 by  
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July 27, 2010 ~ by Gregg Rosenthal

~Packers safety Atari Bigby will arrive to training camp on time to try to defend his starting strong safety job.

A league source has confirmed to PFT that Bigby signed his restricted free agent tender on Tuesday.  Adam Schefter of ESPN first reported the news.  Bigby, a rangy but highly inconsistent player, is scheduled to earn $1.759 million.

Atari Bigby will arrive to training camp on time to try to defend his starting strong safety job

 
Rookie Morgan Burnett has impressed in minicamps and could challenge Bigby for playing time this year.  Bigby makes big plays and is an asset in the running game, but too often was the cause of breakdowns in the secondary.

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