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Falcons Free Agent Decision: Mike Cox

The Falcons are facing a lot of decisions this off-season and that starts with their 14 unrestricted free agents. We will go through them one by one and decide whether or not the Falcons should re-sign them. A lot of times it's not as easy as it looks as some decisions have more than just roster spot implications. We also have to think about the salary cap as it is expected...
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February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons Make Change at Fullback

The Falcons have made another roster move this week. This time they have cut Lousaka Polite and have re-signed Mike Cox. For a team that passes roughly 60% of the time, the Falcons sure have made some moves at FB this year. It started back in May when starter Ovie Mughelli became a salary cap casualty. In August, the Falcons put rookie Bradie Ewing on injured reserve and...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons release Polite, re-sign FB Mike Cox

The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Mike Cox and released the player who beat him out, Lousaka Polite. Cox initially signed with the Falcons last season after Ovie Mughelli went down with an injury. Cox was favored to keep the job heading into this season but the Falcons went with Polite, a seven-year veteran who had previously played with Dallas, Chicago, Miami and New...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons sign FB Cox, OL McClendon

The Atlanta Falcons signed fullback Mike Cox and offensive Jacques McClendon. Cox saw action in nine games for the Falcons last season and replaces Lousaka Polite, who was released. Polite started five of the six games he saw action in this season. McClendon fills the roster spot of guard Dallas Reynolds, who was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

UMass RB to play in Big House where he graduated

Mike Cox was in Michigan Stadium several months ago in a cap and gown during graduation ceremonies. He'll be there Saturday, playing running back for Massachusetts against the 17th-ranked Wolverines. ''It'll be fun,'' Cox said. ''But it'll be weird, being on the other team.'' Cox took advantage of an NCAA rule that allowed him to be...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

DEPTH CHART: Cox to see action against Colts

Kansas City Chiefs' Mike Cox (42) dives into the endzone for a first quarter touchdown against the Denver Broncos in an NFL football game on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, in Denver. (AP Photo/ Ed Andrieski ) FLOWERY BRANCH  — Just a couple of days ago, Mike Cox was relaxing in Charlotte with the in-laws. Today, he’s the No.1 listed fullback on the Falcons “unoffcial” depth chart...
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Meet the new Falcons: Mike Cox, Kirk Chambers

Kansas City Chiefs' Mike Cox (42) dives into the endzone for a first quarter touchdown against the Denver Broncos in an NFL football game on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, in Denver. (AP Photo/ Ed Andrieski ) FLOWERY BRANCH  – Fullback Mike Cox, who played at Georgia Tech in 2004-07, has received help from his brother regarding practicing with the Falcons. Lucas Cox, who also attended...
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Falcons sign FB Mike Cox

The Falcons have signed 26-year old fullback Mike Cox.  Cox played in 7 games for the Chiefs last year and he caught 4 passes for 27 yards (6.8 avg).  He has now played in 39 games in his first three years in the NFL and he has carried the ball 4 times for 3 yards (0.8 ypc).  Cox also caught 22 passes for 125 yards (5.7 avg) so far in his career.  Cox was with the Falcons in...
Via Falcons Locker
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Falcons add Cox and Chambers, place Johnson on IR

The Falcons announced that they signed fullback Mike Cox and offensive tackle Kirk Chambers to take the roster spots of fullback Ovie Mughelli and guard Mike Johnson, who were placed on injured reserve today. Cox played three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, making the team first as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia Tech in 2008. He started for two seasons as their fullback...
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October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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