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William Moore

William Moore - #25 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 221 lbs.
Birthday 05/18/1985
Birthplace Hayti, MO
College Missouri
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 23rd pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
75 2 4

Friday's 60-second rant: Payton's absence glaring in key moments

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The post-bounty Saints simply lost their edge in the absence of Sean Payton, as Thursday night's loss perfectly depicted.

Falcons' depth on defense a key to success

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Injuries and personnel decisions have tested the Falcons’ defense this season, and it has allowed the team’s depth to shine through.

Falcons pick off Brees five times, beat Saints

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
The Falcons raced to a 17-0 lead and the defense made it stand up, picking off five of Drew Brees' passes in a 23-13 victory over the Saints.

Falcons need to find selves against rival Saints

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
If Falcons are to earn the national recognition they crave, they'll have to take down their biggest rival — the Saints — on Thursday night.

Week 13 playoff scenarios

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
According to the playoff scenarios released by the NFL on Tuesday, five teams can clinch postseason berths in Week 13.

Rodgers gives Falcons' run game needed spark

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Falcons put any speculation that they were ready to abandon their running game to rest, but set off more questions about who should be playing a bigger role at running back in the process.

NFC South Spin cycle: Falcons keep hanging on

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
It will not quiet the skeptics, but the Falcons did ensure this would be their third consecutive double-digit win season on Sunday.

Falcons extend NFC South lead, defeat Buccaneers

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and overcame two big turnovers by leading another late touchdown drive to give the Falcons a 24-23 victory over the Buccaneers.

Key matchup: Bucs RB Doug Martin vs. Falcons run defense

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
We look ahead to Sunday’s game in Tampa, when the Falcons’ run defense will get its first look at Doug Martin, in today’s Key Matchup.

Falcons OL Hawley suspended four games

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Falcons OL Joe Hawley was suspended for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC South Spin cycle: Stage set for Falcons-Bucs battle

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Panthers hit a new low, but the rest of the NFC South was victorious Sunday, including the Falcons and Bucs, who will meet next week.

Rivera, Mularkey, Shurmur don't come through in clutch

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.

Falcons survive Cardinals despite Ryan's five picks

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan overcame a career-worst five interceptions, and the Falcons rallied for a sloppy 23-19 victory over the Cardinals.

Release of Edwards not disruptive to Falcons' harmony

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 9:04 p.m. ET
Ray Edwards did not fit well with the Falcons and some within the organization likely felt that way long before he was released.

Falcons make roster moves

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed WR Tim Toone and TE Chase Coffman to the active roster and placed TE Tommy Gallarda on injured reserve.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 09, 2013
The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with Moore on a five-year contract.||||||| Moore was a Pro Bowl alternate with Atlanta last season, when he had four interceptions and 105 tackles. He was one of the top names on the team's list of unrestricted free agents.
Posted Jan. 13, 2013
Atlanta's starting lineup includes defensive end John Abraham (ankle), Moore (hamstring) and cornerback Dunta Robinson (concussion) in Sunday's divisional playoff game against Seattle.||||||| Falcons backup safety Charles Mitchell (calf) also is active.
Posted Dec. 07, 2012
Moore played in Sunday's 30-28 win over Seattle.||||||| Moore had missed fourth straight games with a hamstring injury.
Posted Sept. 29, 2011
Moore said he was fined by the league $7,500 for a hit on Tampa Bay's Earnest Graham.||||||| “It was called a late hit,” Falcons coach Mike Smith told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Again, whether he was a defenseless player, that will be something that I’m sure the League will determine but that was a personal foul, late-hit penalty is what they called it, not helmet-to-helmet.”
Posted Oct. 30, 2009
Atlanta has placed Moore on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.||||||| Williams, a second-round pick from Missouri, is latest Falcons defensive back to suffer an injury. Brian Williams suffered a season-ending knee injury against Chicago.

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