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Matt Moore

Matt Moore - #8 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 216 lbs.
Birthday 08/09/1984
Birthplace Van Nuys, CA
College Oregon State
Years played 7

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
96.6 131 1

Young receiving corps an obstacle for Clausen

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Changing quarterbacks two weeks into the season wasn't part of the Panthers' blueprint for success this year, but head coach John Fox named rookie Jimmy Clausen the starter after Matt Moore played poorly in both games.

Panthers' Fox coaching like he's ready to leave

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
There's a poorly kept secret that Panthers head coach John Fox is in his final year with the team, and his coaching decisions don't suggest anything different.

Clausen to start in Week Three

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Rookie Jimmy Clausen will start for the Panthers in Week Three, replacing Matt Moore.

Freeman, Bucs beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 178 yards and two TDs as the Bucs improved to 2-0 after a divisional win vs. the Panthers.

Panthers' Moore practices following concussion

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore, who left Sunday's loss to the Giants with a concussion, was back on the practice field on Wednesday.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Report: Moore expected to return to practice, start Sunday

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore is expected to return to practice this week and should start Sunday after sustaining a concussion in the season opener.

If cleared, QB Moore will start for Panthers

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore may have suffered a concussion in Week One, but he'll be the team's starter in Week Two if he's cleared to play.

Panthers’ supposed strengths looked like weaknesses in Week One

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Panthers were awful at the things they have done well in the past — running the ball, protecting the quarterback — in their loss to the Giants.

Panthers QB Clausen competing to become top backup

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Speculation that Jimmy Clausen would challenge incumbent Matt Moore for a starting job has mostly died down since the spring, and now he'll need a strong showing just to win the backup job.

NFC South fantasy sleepers

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
While the NFL's stars are well-established, the less-publicized players, such as Bucs rookie WR Arrelious Benn, can make a big difference too, especially in fantasy football.

Panthers QB Moore still expected to open season as starter

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Reports indicate rookie Jimmy Clausen turned heads in his first minicamp and could push Matt Moore for the starting spot in training camp, but we hear the job is still Moore's to lose.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Veteran backup quarterback a pressing need for Panthers

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
After cutting Jake Delhomme, the Panthers announced they decided Matt Moore would be their starting quarterback in 2010, but there is a vacancy to be filled behind Moore on the depth chart.

Report: Panthers QB Moore to sign tender

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The player expected to start at quarterback for the Panthers in 2010 will soon be under contract.

Panthers cut QB Delhomme

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Multiple sources have told Pro Football Weekly that the Panthers will cut QB Jake Delhomme.

Report: Panthers give Moore highest tender

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
It's a safe bet that QB Matt Moore will be playing in Charlotte next season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 08, 2013
Moore has signed a two-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins as a backup rather than testing free agency next week and pursuing a possible starting job.||||||| Moore was beaten out for Miami's No. 1 job last summer by rookie Ryan Tannehill and played in only two games off the bench. The five-year veteran started 12 games for the Dolphins in 2011 and had his best season, throwing for 2,497 yards and 16 touchdowns with nine interceptions.
Posted Oct. 31, 2012
Though Ryan Tannehill is practicing on a limited basis after leaving Sunday's victory over the New York Jets in the first quarter with left knee and thigh injuries, Moore took the snaps with the starters at the beginning of team drills.||||||| Moore went 11 for 19 against the Jets for 131 yards and a score.
Posted Aug. 06, 2012
David Garrard is listed as the first-team quarterback on the Miami Dolphins' first depth chart, ahead of Matt Moore and first-round pick Ryan Tannehill as they try to win the starting job.||||||| First-year coach Joe Philbin called the quarterback battle "a fluid situation" and said there was no guarantee Garrard would get the start in Friday's preseason opener against Tampa Bay. Moore started the last 12 games for Miami (No. 27 in the AP Pro32) in 2011 and went 6-3 over the last nine weeks, compiling an impressive 97.8 passer rating during that span.
Posted Dec. 18, 2011
The Miami Dolphins have quarterback Moore for their game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.||||||| Moore was listed as questionable coming in after being limited in practice this week because of a concussion and neck injury sustained in a loss to Philadelphia last weekend. Moore ranks 12th in the NFL in passing. In nine starts this year he has 10 touchdown passes and five interceptions.
Posted Dec. 11, 2011
Moore has left his team's game against Philadelphia on Sunday after being shaken up.||||||| Moore was hit in the back as he threw an incomplete pass late in the third quarter Sunday. He was slow to rise but eventually walked off the field and was replaced by J.P. Losman.

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