Originally posted on Redskins Blog  |  Last updated 10/28/11

ST. LOUIS - NOVEMBER 22: Oshiomogho Atogwe #21 of the St. Louis Rams carries the ball against the Arizona Cardinals at the Edward Jones Dome on November 22, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Rams 21-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Click to view slideshow. Apparently “True North Strong and Free” the best-known nickname for Canada.  It’s at least the most polite name that I’ve heard. If Canada is America’s northern neighbor, then Redskins safety Oshiomogho Atogwe is the neighbor’s kid who spends more time at your house than his own.  It’s been months since Atogwe went home, and even longer since he played football in Canada. “It’s been since high school,” he said.  ”I’m excited to go back.” Atogwe grew up in Windsor, Ontario, which is just outside of Detroit, Mich.  Toronto is just outside of Buffalo, N.Y., 225 miles away. Or in Canada, that would be 364 kilometers. Despite the haul, it’s a lot closer than Washington or anywhere else that the Redskins will play this year, and Atogwe has lots of family and friends making the trek. “I got about 40 people going to the game,” he said.  With only 46,000 seats available at the Rogers Centre, that’s a fairly sizable chunk of the stadium that will be cheeri
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