Falcons Sign Brett Romberg, Cut Rob Bruggeman

Please, please get well soon. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

You try to figure this out.

Best I can tell, the Falcons cut Brett Romberg shortly after signing him because they didn't want to guarantee his contract. Or they might have waived Rob Bruggeman shortly after signing him because he was suffering from the after-effects of the concussion. Or this is going to be a constant rotation, so that each guy gets an alternating week with the team?

I think I've figured out the team's ultimate goal here: To combine the two. Soon, the Falcons will have Brob Romggeman, a backup lineman with the veteran savvy of Brett Romberg and the flowering promise of Rob Bruggeman. He will stand twelve feet tall and breathe fire. Through his eyes.

Seriously, though, Romberg is the guy I want at center while Todd McClure's down if something should happen to Joe Hawley. Considering Hawley was singled out by Mike Smith as the team's best lineman during the Bears game, I don't think we have to worry about Romberg seeing gametime based on performance.

Bruggeman is a project with some upside and familiarity in the Falcons' system, so we may not have seen the last of him. Heck, he could be back next week.

Happy to have Romberg back, or do you not even really care?

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