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Arthur Moats

Arthur Moats - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 03/14/1988
Birthplace Portsmouth, VA
College James Madison
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 6th round, 9th pick by Bills

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Bills LB Merriman leaves practice with injury

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Bills LB Shawne Merriman left Wednesday's practice with a lower leg injury.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Bills place Parrish, Davis on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Bills have placed WR Roscoe Parrish and LB Andra Davis on injured reserve, ending the season for two emerging players.

Bills' run game doesn't make the trip to Toronto

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
A lack of running game cost the Bills in Week Nine, as the league's last winless team dropped another game they could have won.

Bills (0-8) fall again, this time to Bears

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes, including one to Earl Bennett late in the fourth quarter to keep the Buffalo Bills winless through eight games and give the Chicago Bears a 22-19 victory Sunday.

Bears-Bills matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
If Buffalo can keep from falling too far behind the Bears, it won't be forced to throw to catch up, and RBs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller could be featured more prominently.

Merriman moves Bills back to 3-4

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9 p.m. ET
When the Bills claimed OLB Shawne Merriman off waivers on Nov. 3, they did a lot more than just add a three-time Pro Bowl player. The acquisition alters the team's defensive strategy the remainder of the season, even before ...

Move east won't cure woes for Merriman, Bills

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Shawne Merriman landing in Buffalo should not come as a surprise to anyone, but it's unlikely that he'll make a substantial contribution there.

Bears-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Bears DE Julius Peppers has been pretty disruptive this season, and he could ramp up his production against the Bills on Sunday.

Harvard education means little in NFL

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
For Ryan Fitzpatrick, a Harvard education has been a handicap, which says more about the NFL than it does about Fitzpatrick.

Succop's FG in OT lifts Chiefs over Bills 13-10

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 177 yards on 22 carries and Ryan Succop kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired in overtime to lift the Chiefs to a 13-10 victory over the winless Bills on Sunday. 

Bills' former first-round picks continue to disappoint

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The lack of productivity that Buffalo has gotten out of some of its top draft choices in recent years was evidenced by the fact that LB Aaron Maybin and DE John McCargo were both inactive in Week Seven, according to ...

BIlls' Johnson develops into quality wideout

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
He was an afterthought when drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 draft, but Stevie Johnson has become a solid NFL wide receiver with the Bills.

Receivers step up for Bills in close loss

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
While the Ravens game is marked as another loss in the standings, the game was a win for one unit on the Bills: The receiving corps.

Cundiff hits game-winner in OT as Ravens fend off Bills

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Billy Cundiff kicked a 38-yard field goal with 10:57 left in overtime after Ray Lewis stripped the ball from tight end Shawn Nelson, and the Baltimore Ravens squeezed past the winless Buffalo Bills 37-34 Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Moats will miss the final two games of the season after hurting his ankle.||||||| Coach Chan Gailey provided the update on Monday, a day after the player was hurt in the first half of a 50-17 loss to Seattle in a game played at Toronto. Gailey did not reveal the nature of the injury or which ankle the player had hurt.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012
Now that Moats has settled into practicing just one position in the Buffalo Bills defense, the jack-of-all-trades player has performed so well at outside linebacker that he's challenging for a starting job. That was defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt's view on Tuesday, when assessing his linebacker rotation in preparation for Buffalo's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins on Thursday.||||||| Moats is not only competing with Kirk Morrison for the strong-side position, he just might have the edge on the eighth-year veteran, Wannstedt said.

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