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Archuleta: Escape from Washington

Archuleta couldn't wait to get out of Washington

Adam Archuleta left a lot of money on the table in order to get out of Washington. He will now be reunited with Lovie Smith in Chicago, but does that mean he'll automatically revert back to the kind of player he was in St. Louis? With all the problems the Monsters of the Midway have had at the safety position lately, they're counting on it.

Lovie Smith helped turn Adam Archuleta into a solid safety in St. Louis, but apparently, Gregg Williams didn't take many notes in Washington. Archuleta came to the Rams with the 20th overall selection in the 2001 NFL Draft out of Arizona State, and he immediately looked to be a future star on a Super Bowl team. In just his second year in the league, he racked up 116 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and... Recommended Stories