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...
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...
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.
The Atlanta Falcons announced on Tuesday that they’ve released fullback Ovie Mughelli.
It made a lot of sense for the Falcons to cut Mughelli after he tore his MCL last season and about to turn 32 years-old.
With Falcons moving on from Mughelli, It looks like the starting fullback job will come down to four-ear veteran Mike Cox and rookie 5th round pick Bradie Ewing.
The Atlanta Falcons released veteran fullback Ovie Mughelli, paving the way for rookie Bradie Ewing to take over the starting role.
Mughelli was coming off a season-ending MCL tear and was due to earn $3M in 2012, so while it’s tough to imagine Ewing immediately filling Mughelli’s shoes, it’s a move that made financial sense.
Ewing was the top-rated fullback on my board with...
The Atlanta Falcons have released former Pro Bowl fullback Ovie Mughelli in a move that clears salary cap space and creates an opening for fifth-round draft pick Bradie Ewing.
The 31-year-old Mughelli was due to earn a base salary of $3 million in 2012 before Tuesday's move. His 2011 season ended when he hurt his right knee in Week 7 at Detroit and was placed on injured reserve...
Via AP on Fox
May 08, 2012
Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli suffered a torn MCL in his right knee and will finished the season on injured reserve. (Bob Andres / firstname.lastname@example.org)
By Chris Vivlamore
FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli suffered a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee on a hit from Detroit safety Louis Delmas in the 23-16 victory on October 23.
Mughelli was placed on...
The Atlanta Falcons have placed 31-year old, starting fullback Ovie Mughelli on the Injured Reserve List (ending his season) due to a knee injury. Mughelli played in 7 games for the Falcons this year and he carried the ball 2 times for 1 yard (0.5 ypc). He also caught 4 passes for 25 yards (6.3 avg) with 2 TD grabs and he also had 3 tackles. Mughelli has played in 69 games...
Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli's season is over.
The Falcons say they are placing Mughelli on injured reserve. Mughelli hurt his right knee in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 23-16 win at Detroit. He suffered the injury when hit by Lions defensive back Louis Delmas.
The Falcons also placed backup offensive guard Mike Johnson on injured reserve with a foot injury on Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2011
The Falcons will place Ovie Mughelli on injured reserve, ending the fullback’s season, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Mughelli injured his right knee during Sunday’s victory. Lions defensive back Louis Delmas hit Mughelli’s knee during a tackle in the fourth quarter following a 4-yard reception. Mughelli did not return after the injury and was on crutches...