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Ovie Mughelli Injury: Falcons Eye Jason McKie, Mike Karney As Fill-Ins

With the injury status of Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl FB Ovie Mughelli still uncertain, the team has been working out a few possible replacements to fill the lead blocker position for star RB Michael Turner:

Jason La Canfora
Falcons working out FB Jason McKie today, also working out FB Mike Karney.

Both players are long-time NFL veterans who have not appeared in a game this season.

McKie, a 5'11 235 fullback, spent seven seasons with the Chicago Bears in the middle of the decade. He was on the Baltimore Ravens roster last season, but did not appear in a game.

Karney, a 5'11 260 fullback, was a second-team All-Pro selection in 2006 when he was with the New Orleans Saints. He played for the St. Louis Rams the last two seasons, where he started 13 games and received eight carries.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.