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The St. Louis Rams further bolstered their backfield over the weekend with the addition of free agent fullback Ovie Mughelli, the team announced on Saturday.
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Mughelli was selected in the fourth round (134th overall) out of Wake Forest by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2003 NFL Draft. After four seasons with the Ravens, the 6-1, 250-pound bulldozer took his talents to the Atlanta, where he’s played the last five seasons.
After a Pro Bowl season in 2010, Mughelli, 32, went down with a torn MCL in his right knee and missed the final nine games of the regular season. In a salary-cap move in May, the Atlanta Falcons cut ties with the two-time second-team All-Pro selection, who was due to make $3 million on his contract.
Over the last six seasons, the Boston, MA native has amassed 120 rushing yards and a score on 42 carries and 490 receiving yards and six scores on 62 receptions. His best asset lies with lead-blocking, nevertheless, where he wi...
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The St. Louis Rams signed fullback Ovie Mughelli to a one-year contract, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Saturday. Mughelli, 32, was released by the Atlanta Falcons on May 8. He played seven games with the Falcons last year before a knee injury cut his season short. The 2003 fourth-round draft choice of the Baltimore Ravens went to the Falcons after four years and signed...
Former Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl fullback Ovie Mughelli has signed a one-year contract with the St. Louis Rams.
Mughelli played in only seven games last season due to a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee.
Mughelli was cut in May.
He was scheduled to earn $3 million this season prior to being released.
Mughelli, 32, visited the Rams and the Miami Dolphins earlier this year.
The St. Louis Rams have officially signed all of their 2012 NFL Draft picks, agreeing to terms with cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson just in time for the opening of rookie camp Wednesday.
One thing the Rams haven't been accustomed to dealing with during their time in the Gateway City is players with recurring off-the-field issues. However, the "character...
There are good ways to start your NFL career, and there are bad ways. Rams rookie cornerback Trumaine Johnson knows about the bad ways.
The third-round draft pick reached a contract agreement with the team on Tuesday, which made him eligible to join the team at training camp on Wednesday. But Johnson couldn’t make it in time for his first official practice because of a regrettable...
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Defensive end Chris Long has agreed to a four-year extension with the St. Louis Rams that will keep him under contract through the 2016 season. Financial terms of the deal were not available, but the contact is believed to be "huge," according to the report. He origianlly signed a six-year $56.5 million contract with $29 million guaranteed. Long, 27, had 13 sacks...
St. Louis Rams rookies got a three-day head start at training camp. New coach Jeff Fisher hopes that'll help them adjust now that the veterans have arrived.
The first full-squad practice is Sunday afternoon, giving Fisher two weeks to prepare for the first preseason game Aug. 12 at Indianapolis. The Rams and Colts tied for the worst record in the NFL last year at 2-14.
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Injuries at the cornerback position in 2011 prompted the St. Louis Rams to invest heavily in the position this offseason. Cortland Finnegan was signed to a five-year, $50 million contract and the Rams added Janoris Jenkins in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft and Trumaine Johnson in the third. The Rams reached agreement on rookie contracts with Jenkins and Johnson on Tuesday...
NFL.com via Jay Glazer is reporting that the St. Louis Rams and defensive end Chris Long have reached an agreement on a huge long-term extension.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed at this time.
Long was entering the final year of his six-year, $56.5 million rookie contract. The sixth year of the deal was voided after Long met certain incentives. Although the Rams have plenty...
Defensive end Chris Long has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the St. Louis Rams, according to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer. Financial terms of the deal were not available, but the contact is believed to be "huge," according to the report. Long, 27, had 13 sacks last season and has 30.5 sacks in his four-year NFL career. Long is the son of former Raiders...
The St. Louis Rams and defensive end Chris Long agreed to a four-year contract extension Sunday, according to NFL Network contributor and FOX Sports Insider Jay Glazer. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately known, but the contract is expected to be "huge," according to Glazer. Long has 30.5 sacks in 64 NFL games over four years. Last season was his most productive...
According to Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com, the St. Louis Rams have signed defensive end Chris Long to a “huge” four-year extension.
Long has been getting better each year and really busted out in 2011 with 13 sacks.