Players

Atari Bigby
SS #27
Height:
5-11
Weight:
213
College:
Central Florida
Experience:
6
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 72 250 186 64 1 0 24 10 0 71 -- 22
2012 SD 11 68 49 19 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 15 18 12 6 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 GB 4 6 6 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 GB 13 49 37 12 0 -- 8 4 0 14 3.5 14
2008 GB 7 21 15 6 0 -- 2 1 0 7 7 7
2007 GB 16 86 66 20 0 -- 9 5 0 50 10 22
2006 GB 5 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 GB 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed by the Seahawks as an unrestricted free agent on August 16, 2011.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Originally signed by the Miami Dolphins as a undrafted free agent on May 15, 2005. Waived by Miami on July 25 before signing with the New York Jets on Aug 11. Was released by New York on September 3 and signed with the Green Bay Packers practice squad on November 1. Promoted to Green Bay’s active roster on December 22, 2005. Waived by the Packers following training camp in 2006 before re-signing to the practice squad two days later. Signed to Green Bay’s active roster on November 15, 2006. Played in 46 games (33 starts) in six seasons with the Packers.
  • Started the 2010 season on PUP (ankle), missing the first eight games. Played in four regular season games and was inactive for four (hamstring, groin). Was inactive for the first two postseason contests (groin) before returning for the NFC Championship Game at Chicago (1/23/11). Saw action in Green Bay’s Super Bowl XLV victory vs. Pittsburgh (2/6/11).
  • Returned from injury-plagued 2008 campaign to post four interceptions in 2009. Along with teammate Nick Collins, became first Packers safety tandem since Darren Sharper and Marques Anderson (2002) to each post four or more interceptions in the same season.
  • Played in seven games, starting six, at strong safety in 2008. Recorded 31 stops (20 solo) and one interception. Pulled his hamstring in week 2 and missed five games. Missed the last four games due to a sprain shoulder and was placed on injured reserve on December 18.
  • Led team with career-high five interceptions in 2007, his first as a starter, and named NFC Defensive Player of the Month in December, when he had four of his five interceptions. Played and started in all 16 games for the only time in his career.
  • Ranked third on the team with 121 tackles in 2007, the most by a Packers defensive back since safety Mark Murphy recorded 128 in 1990.
  • Set a single-game career high with 14 tackles (11 solo) vs. San Diego (9/23/07).
  • Made NFL debut vs Chicago (12/25/05) and started first NFL game vs. Philadelphia (9/9/07).

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed by the Seahawks as an unrestricted free agent on August 16, 2011.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Originally signed by the Miami Dolphins as a undrafted free agent on May 15, 2005. Waived by Miami on July 25 before signing with the New York Jets on Aug 11. Was released by New York on September 3 and signed with the Green Bay Packers practice squad on November 1. Promoted to Green Bay’s active roster on December 22, 2005. Waived by the Packers following training camp in 2006 before re-signing to the practice squad two days later. Signed to Green Bay’s active roster on November 15, 2006. Played in 46 games (33 starts) in six seasons with the Packers.
  • Started the 2010 season on PUP (ankle), missing the first eight games. Played in four regular season games and was inactive for four (hamstring, groin). Was inactive for the first two postseason contests (groin) before returning for the NFC Championship Game at Chicago (1/23/11). Saw action in Green Bay’s Super Bowl XLV victory vs. Pittsburgh (2/6/11).
  • Returned from injury-plagued 2008 campaign to post four interceptions in 2009. Along with teammate Nick Collins, became first Packers safety tandem since Darren Sharper and Marques Anderson (2002) to each post four or more interceptions in the same season.
  • Played in seven games, starting six, at strong safety in 2008. Recorded 31 stops (20 solo) and one interception. Pulled his hamstring in week 2 and missed five games. Missed the last four games due to a sprain shoulder and was placed on injured reserve on December 18.
  • Led team with career-high five interceptions in 2007, his first as a starter, and named NFC Defensive Player of the Month in December, when he had four of his five interceptions. Played and started in all 16 games for the only time in his career.
  • Ranked third on the team with 121 tackles in 2007, the most by a Packers defensive back since safety Mark Murphy recorded 128 in 1990.
  • Set a single-game career high with 14 tackles (11 solo) vs. San Diego (9/23/07).
  • Made NFL debut vs Chicago (12/25/05) and started first NFL game vs. Philadelphia (9/9/07).

COLLEGE:

Was a four-year letterman at Central Florida (2001-04) and two-time first-team All-Mid-American Conference pick. Registered 296 tackles, three interceptions and one sack. Earned a degree in liberal studies. Senior season (2004), was injured for much of the season, but played in seven games and recorded 42 tackles and one interception. Junior season (2003), collected 112 tackles and one sack, with a team-high 80 solo tackles. Sophomore season (2002), had 104 tackles (58 solo) and an interception. Redshirt freshman season (2001), played in 11 games and made 38 tackles (27 solo).

PERSONAL:

Born in Jamaica, moved to the U.S. at age four. Attended Miami (Fla.) Senior High with former Packers teammate Marquand Manuel, as well as Danny “Blue” Adams (former NFL player), Jamaal Jackson (Philadelphia), Andre Johnson (Houston), Roscoe Parrish (Buffalo) and Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem. Was a three-year football letterman. As a senior, posted 72 tackles, four forced fumbles and one INT. On offense, recorded 500 yards receiving, 315 yards rushing and nine TDs. Earned second-team Class 6A all-state honors and also was named All-Dade County. Played in the Dade-Broward All-Star Game. Lettered two years in track and one in soccer. Was heavily involved in Green Bay’s community where he made several community appearances at juvenile detention centers and hospitals and appeared at events to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley. Participated in a softball game to benefit the Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin, attended a Halloween party for at-risk kids of the local Pals Program and their mentors, rang the Salvation Army bell during the holidays for donations, and finished shooting pictures for a billboard to support the Milwaukee Children’s Hospital. Says soccer is his first love. Enjoys reggae music, especially Bob Marley. Married to Jill, the couple has two daughters, Michelle, and Leenah. Named Atari by his grandmother, who liked the name. “Atari” is Japanese for a form of the word “attack”.