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Lance Moore | Wide Receiver

Team: Atlanta Falcons
Age / DOB:  (33) / 8/31/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 187
College: Toledo
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Falcons WR Lance Moore announced his retirement after 10 seasons in the NFL.
Moore had just signed with the Falcons on Friday, but he apparently decided his heart was not in playing another season. Moore played for three teams in his 10-year career, but his best years came with the Saints. In eight seasons in New Orleans, Moore racked up 346 catches for 4,281 yards and 38 scores, scoring eight or more touchdowns three of those years. With Moore retired, Justin Hardy is once again locked in as the slot receiver. Aug 8 - 10:23 AM

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Falcons signed WR Lance Moore, formerly of the Lions.

Moore registered 29 catches for 337 yards and four touchdowns over 14 games for the Lions in 2015. The Falcons don't have much depth at wideout behind Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu. Going on age 33, Moore may end up as a camp body in Atlanta. He could also pose a threat to slot man Justin Hardy's playing time.
Aug 5 - 4:33 PM

Free agent Lance Moore is amongst the receivers working out for the Chargers on Tuesday.

Of James Jones, Brian Hartline and Moore, we'd consider Moore the least likely to get signed as the Chargers look to beef up their depth following Stevie Johnson's injury. Going on 33, Moore caught 29 passes in 14 games for the Lions last season.
Aug 2 - 1:42 PM

Lance Moore (ankle) is listed as probable for Week 15.

Moore will return against his former team after missing the last two games. He’ll be the No. 3 receiver behind Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 04:36:00 PM

Lions coach Jim Caldwell expects Lance Moore (ankle) to return in Week 15 against the Saints.

Moore has been out since Week 12 with an ankle injury. He will be the Lions' third receiver behind Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate at the Superdome.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 01:16:00 PM

Lions declared WR Lance Moore, CB Dwight Bentley, DT Jermelle Cudjo, OT Corey Robinson, T LaAdrian Waddle, DT Gabe Wright and TE Tim Wright inactive for Week 14 against the Rams.

Moore (ankle) practiced on a limited basis this week but couldn't get the green light. Ziggy Ansah (hamstring/elbow), Calvin Johnson (ankle), Travis Lewis (ankle), Michael Ola (knee), Glover Quin (ankle), Caraun Reid (ankle) and Travis Swanson (ankle) are all active.
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 12:12:00 PM

Lions WR Lance Moore was forced from Detroit's Week 12 game against the Eagles with an ankle injury.

Moore is officially "doubtful," but won't return. The Lions' No. 3 receiver had a 14-yard catch before going down. Corey Fuller is now in the game behind Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 02:32:00 PM

Lance Moore was held catch-less in Week 7.

Moore turned in productive Weeks 5-6 games with Eric Ebron on the shelf, but Ebron was back Sunday against the Vikings, and Moore was targeted only once.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 05:30:00 PM

Lance Moore caught 5-of-6 targets for 106 yards and a touchdown Week 6 against the Bears.

Moore got loose down the seam for a 20-yard touchdown to get the scoring started, and he made a big 42-yard play to set up a field goal in the third quarter. Moore now has 14 targets over the last two games, but he is unlikely to develop consistent fantasy value playing behind target hogs Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate.
Sun, Oct 18, 2015 06:06:00 PM

Lance Moore nabbed six of eight targets for 55 yards and a touchdown in the Lions' Week 5 loss to the Cardinals.

The fact that Moore was targeted eight times shows just how out of hand things got on Sunday. A distant third on the Lions’ receiving depth chart, Moore’s fantasy contributions this year will be few and far between.
Sun, Oct 11, 2015 08:48:00 PM

The Oakland Press believes Lance Moore’s knowledge of OC Joe Lombardi’s system gives him an inside track on a roster spot.

The Lions don’t have a set depth chart behind Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate, with Moore, Corey Fuller, Ryan Broyles, and T.J. Jones all competing for jobs. Moore had his best seasons while Lombardi was on staff with the Saints, but remains far from a lock for the 53-man roster.
Sat, May 30, 2015 06:08:00 PM

Lions signed WR Lance Moore, formerly of the Steelers, to a one-year contract.

The longtime Saint spent 2014 with the Steelers, catching just 14 passes in 14 games. Moore was a healthy scratch for Pittsburgh's Wild Card loss. Going on 32, Moore will be reuniting with ex-Saints assistant Joe Lombardi in Detroit. Signed for his sure hands and veteran status, Moore won't be assured of making the 53-man roster. His days of fantasy relevance are long gone.
Tue, May 12, 2015 01:09:00 PM

Steelers released WR Lance Moore.

With Antonio Brown catching everything in sight last season, Moore became an afterthought in the Steelers' passing game. Falling behind Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton, Moore finished with just 14 catches, his lowest total since 2009. Moore's release saves Pittsburgh $1.5 million in cap room. Coming up on his 32nd birthday, Moore will have a weak free agent market.
Mon, Mar 2, 2015 04:11:00 PM

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports WR Lance Moore has requested his release from the Steelers.

Pittsburgh will likely willingly grant Moore his wish. 32 in August, Moore caught just 14 passes for 198 yards and two touchdowns in his first season with the Steelers. He was a routine inactive down the stretch and for the playoff game loss to the Ravens. Releasing Moore will clear over $1 million in cap space.
Mon, Feb 2, 2015 08:44:00 AM

Lance Moore was a healthy scratch in Saturday's Wild Card loss to the Ravens.

Signed to fill the Jerricho Cotchery role, Moore instead flopped. The ex-Saint caught 14 passes for 198 yards with two touchdowns, falling far behind both Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant. Moore, who turns 32 in August, is no lock to return to Pittsburgh for the second year of his two-year deal. "I just want to play," he said. "Whether it is here or somewhere else, to me it doesn't matter. I'd love to be here."
Tue, Jan 6, 2015 08:29:00 AM

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3RB1Devonta Freeman
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WR11Julio Jones
2Justin Hardy
3Taylor Gabriel
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2Aldrick Robinson
3Eric Weems
WR31Justin Hardy
TE1Jacob Tamme
2Levine Toilolo
3Joshua Perkins
LT1Jake Matthews
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C1Alex Mack
2Mike Person
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RT1Ryan Schraeder
K1Matt Bryant