FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons signed center Brett Romberg and waived
center Rob Bruggeman on Monday.
Romberg, 6-2, 293 pounds was originally signed as a college free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars on April 29, 2003. He spent four seasons with the Jaguars before signing with the St. Louis Rams as a free agent in 2006. The Windsor, Ontario native was signed as a free agent by the Falcons in 2009 before being released prior to the start of the 2010 season. Romberg is a six-year NFL veteran who has seen action in 46 career games with 19 starts. He saw action in 10 contests with the Falcons in 2009 on special teams and as a reserve center and right guard.
Bruggeman, 6-4, 286 pounds, was originally signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a rookie free agent on May 1, 2009. After being waived by Tampa Bay, was signed by the Falcons as a free agent on September 7, 2009 and spent part of the season on the Atlanta practice squad. He also spent the entire 2010 season on the Falcons’ practice squad.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog