Falcons cut Mughelli

The Falcons announced today that Ovie Mughelli was released from the team. Rumors of Ovie’s eventual departure began the moment the team used a fifth round pick on Bradie Ewing in last month’s draft. Ovie’s release is by no means a surprise, as it was predicted as a possibility way back in January on this site, but it is unfortunate given the timing. Per the AJC, he was cleared to return to practice this past Friday....

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An Early Look at Camp Battles and the Final Roster

It’s hard to predict the final 53, certainly at this point because injuries are always a factor. Guys get hurt in camp, and thus open up opportunities for others. The team also does a nice job scouring the waiver wire at the end of August for other teams’ cuts to add to the roster. And what areas they target depends heavily on which units did not bring the sort of competition envisioned. For example, if Ovie Mughelli is...

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Scouting Report: Jonathan Massaquoi
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Scouting Report: Jonathan Massaquoi

I wanted to get this up sooner, but I finally gone back and looked at tape of the Falcons newest fifth round pick on the defensive side of the ball. Massaquoi was a player that first came to my attention in the 2010 New Orleans Bowl, where he utterly dominated Ohio’s offensive line to have 8 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, and 2.5 sacks in that game. From that game he looked like he had the potential to be a stud pass rusher at the...

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Falcons add Calvin, cut two

The team announced the addition of undrafted free agent wide receiver Mike Calvin (California) today. Calvin was first reported to sign with the team on Sunday, but was not part of the team’s initial list of 22 free agent signings. To make room for roster, the Falcons cut tackle Kyle Jolly and long snapper Scott Albritton. The Falcons also placed tight end Ryan Winterswyk on the reserve/retired list on Monday, freeing up that...

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