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 ...