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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 place WR Jones, LB Moats on reserve lists

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bills placed WR Donald Jones on the non-football/illness list and LB Arthur Moats on injured reserve.

Bills look to rookie SLB Bradham to spark run 'D'

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Bills' made a change in the linebacking corps to help the run defense, inserting rookie Nigel Bradham as a starter.

Moats gets first shot at Bills' SLB spot

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Third-year pro Arthur Moats enters the Bills' preseason as the No. 1 strong-side ’backer, ahead of veteran Kirk Morrison.

Third-year AFC East players entering crucial offseason

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
After a lockout-shortened 2011 offseason, third-year players get an extra chance to make a leap in development this summer.

Batten, Moats not yet answer for Bills' pass rush

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Second-year LBs Arthur Moats and Danny Batten have not been able to spark the Bills' pass rush.

Bills hope Merriman can spark pass rush

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Bills chose not to address the need for a pass-rushing outside linebacker in the draft, so the pressure will be on Shawne Merriman to return to form.

Absence of Patriots' Wright puts onus on Wilfork

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
With New England DL Mike Wright still recovering from a concussion suffered in Week 11, the team's pass rush has suffered, and Vince Wilfork has had to play more snaps to compensate for his absence, according to AFC East ...

Formation switch on Bills' D-line leads to improvement

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
During their stretch of four wins in six games, the Bills' defensive line has shown major improvement compared to the start of the year.

Jets will stick with struggling Folk

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Despite PK Nick Folk's problems with field goals and less-than-ideal kickoffs, it appears the Jets will live with him, according to AFC East Whispers.

Bills sign draft picks Moats, Brown

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have agreed to contracts with sixth-round draft pick LB Arthur Moats and seventh-round draft pick QB Levi Brown. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

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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