Posted May 23, 2012 on
Former Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl fullback Ovie Mughelli is visiting the St. Louis Rams today, he announced on his Twitter account.
Mughelli has previously met with the Miami Dolphins since being cut by the Falcons.
Mughelli signed a six-year, $18 million contract with the Falcons in 2007 that included a $5 million signing bonus.
He started 38 games for Atlanta in five seasons.
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First came the decision to trade five selections in order to move up in the 2011 NFL Draft for receiver Julio Jones.
Then players and media members used words like “explosiveness” to describe their offense.
Then came the fizzle.
Mike Smith is 43-21 as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. With the exception of Dan Reeves, who led the Falcons to their first and only Super Bowl appearance...
Under the old Mike Mularkey offensive regime, the fourth wide receiver was about as integral as a backup long snapper. You may hear someone say their name, but without an injury, you were rarely going to see them on the field or make a play.
From a snap perspective, I believe Eric Weems was our fourth wide receiver, amassing 11 receptions with very few snaps. There simply...
If nothing else, 2011 brought a massive power shift in the NFC. Just last offseason, the Saints were sure-fire favorites… and the San Francisco 49ers? Come on.
Now the NFC, with exception given to those 49ers, is full of question marks. Many even question the New York Giants' (reigning Super Bowl champion) chances come next fall.
The Atlanta Falcons have been a competitive...
ATLANTA (AP) The NFL made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season, something the players' union was not pleased with.
Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, chairman of the competition committee, said Tuesday at an owners meeting that because this is a playing rule, the league can apply it unilaterally.
"We have a vote of the membership and can implement...
The NFL has made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season, something the players' union could oppose because the move was not collectively bargained.
Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, chairman of the competition committee, says Tuesday at an owners meeting that because this is a playing rule, the league can implement it unilaterally.
The owners also voted...