Players

William Moore
S #25
Height:
6-0
Weight:
221
Age:
29
College:
Missouri
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 301 232 69 3.5 0 32 14 260 -- 34 0 9 4
2014 ATL 2 2 12 6 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 ATL 16 16 86 67 19 2.0 -- 7 3 36 12 19 0 3 2
2012 ATL 12 12 75 59 16 1.0 -- 8 4 51 12.8 33 0 2 1
2011 ATL 12 11 54 40 14 0.5 -- 9 2 56 28 29 0 2 --
2010 ATL 16 15 72 59 13 0.0 -- 8 5 117 23.4 34 0 1 1
2009 ATL 2 0 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NO W 37-34 6 4 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2 @CIN L 10-24 6 2 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Transactions

Selected as a second round (55th pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2009. Signed a five-year contract extension on March 9, 2013.

2013 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games leading the secondary with 127 total tackles (83 solo). Also added a team-high three interceptions, three tackles for loss, two sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and eight passes defensed. Notched his first interception of the season, picking off QB Ryan Tannehill at Miami (9/22). Finished the game with seven tackles (six solo), one quarterback hit and one pass defense. Strip-sacked QB Mike Glennon for a loss of 15 yards on the Buccaneers’ first drive, leading to a 30-yard touchdown vs. Tampa Bay (10/20). Finished the game with nine tackles (eight solo), three passes defensed, one sack, one forced fumble, and one tackle for loss. Posted seven tackles (four solo) with one forced fumble, one tackle for loss and two passes defensed at Buffalo (12/1). Notched his second strip-sack of the season, dropping QB Matt Flynn for an eight-yard loss and jarring the ball loose at the Packers 15-yard line at Green Bay (12/8). Intercepted QB Kirk Cousins at the 16-yard line and returned it 14 yards to set up a RB Steven Jackson touchdown against Washington (12/15). Forced a turnover in each four of the final five games of 2013.

Transactions

Selected as a second round (55th pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2009. Signed a five-year contract extension on March 9, 2013.

2013 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games leading the secondary with 127 total tackles (83 solo). Also added a team-high three interceptions, three tackles for loss, two sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and eight passes defensed. Notched his first interception of the season, picking off QB Ryan Tannehill at Miami (9/22). Finished the game with seven tackles (six solo), one quarterback hit and one pass defense. Strip-sacked QB Mike Glennon for a loss of 15 yards on the Buccaneers’ first drive, leading to a 30-yard touchdown vs. Tampa Bay (10/20). Finished the game with nine tackles (eight solo), three passes defensed, one sack, one forced fumble, and one tackle for loss. Posted seven tackles (four solo) with one forced fumble, one tackle for loss and two passes defensed at Buffalo (12/1). Notched his second strip-sack of the season, dropping QB Matt Flynn for an eight-yard loss and jarring the ball loose at the Packers 15-yard line at Green Bay (12/8). Intercepted QB Kirk Cousins at the 16-yard line and returned it 14 yards to set up a RB Steven Jackson touchdown against Washington (12/15). Forced a turnover in each four of the final five games of 2013.

Career

In four seasons as a starter, has amassed 398 tackles (271 solo), 35 passes defensed, 14 interceptions, seven forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 3.5 sacks. Has created 22 turnovers, including 14 interceptions and eight forced fumbles. Since 2010, his 14 ranks tied for fourth among all safeties. His 22 turnovers are the second most among safeties. Earned his first Pro Bowl selection after posting 105 tackles (74 solo) with eight passes defensed, four interceptions, four tackles for loss, and one sack in 2012. Earned NFC Player of the Week honors after recording his first career multi-interception game vs. New Orleans (11/29/12). Also notched a game-high 13 tackles (10 solo) and two tackles for loss. The Falcons defense intercepted Saints’ QB Drew Brees five times and held him without a touchdown pass for the first time in 54 games to snap his NFL record streak. Became the first Falcon to earn NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors since CB Brent Grimes in Week 15 of the 2010 season. In 2012, combined with fellow Pro Bowler S Thomas DeCoud to produce 11 takeaways, including 10 INTs & one fumble recovery, which resulted in 33 points. Joined DeCoud and CB Asante Samuel to give Atlanta three players with at least four interceptions for the first time since 1989 and the fifth time in team history in 2012. Posted 62 tackles (37 solo) with one half sack, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and nine passes defensed in his second season as a starter in 2011. Anchored a defense that created at least one turnover in 27 consecutive games between 2010 and 2011, which was the longest streak in the NFL since Chicago posted 25 straight games with a takeaway between 2007 and 2008. Was one of six Falcons players to record multiple interceptions in 2011. Became a starter at safety in 2010 and ranked third on the team with 108 tackles (73 solo), three quarterback hits, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery. His five interceptions in 2010 were tied for the team lead and tied for third in the National Football League among safeties. Recorded his first career interception and added four tackles against Arizona (9/19/10). Logged eight tackles, one interception and two passes defensed at St. Louis (11/21/10). His INT snapped Rams QB Sam Bradford’s rookie record streak of 169 consecutive pass attempts without an interception.

College

Started 32 of 48 games at Missouri and finished his career having totaled 284 tackles (182 solo. Also added 11 interceptions for 162 yards and broke Erik McMillan’s school career record (three) by returning four of those for touchdowns. His eight interceptions in 2007 broke the old school season record of seven by Pro Football Hall of Fame safety, Roger Wehrli (1968). Voted a first and second-team All-America selection during his junior season.

Personal

Attended Hayti (Mo.) High School and earned all-state honors on both sides of the ball. Led his team to three conference titles before finishing second in Class 2A ranks during his junior year. Set school career-records with 74 catches for 1,768 yards and 34 touchdowns. Also competed on the school’s basketball team and was a team MVP and all-conference selection on the hardwood as a junior.

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