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William Moore | Defensive Back

Team: Atlanta Falcons
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/18/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 221
College: Missouri
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Falcons SS William Moore (groin) has been ruled out for Week 8.
Moore plays the Kam Chancellor role in coach Dan Quinn's Seahawks-style system, primarily aligning in the box but also taking on tight ends in pass coverage. Moore's loss upgrades the fantasy outlook for Bucs players. Oct 30 - 1:38 PM

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Falcons SS William Moore left Week 7 against Titans with a groin injury.

The Falcons are calling his return questionable. Kemal Ishmael replaced Moore.
Oct 25 - 2:15 PM

Falcons SS William Moore (illness) missed practice on Thursday.

Moore will be expected to suit up as normal on Sunday as the Falcons travel to New York to face the Giants. New HC Dan Quinn has revitalized Moore's fantasy value in IDP leagues following a season-ending shoulder injury last year, using him in a Kam Chancellor role in his defensive scheme. He'll be an upside DB3 play this week.
Sep 18 - 11:00 AM

Falcons SS William Moore (shoulder) is practicing at OTAs.

Moore had "significant" shoulder surgery in January. Tuesday was his first action of the offseason program, and he'll be ready for the start of training camp. Moore will play the Kam Chancellor position in coach Dan Quinn's defense.
Jun 9 - 1:21 PM

Falcons SS William Moore (shoulder surgery) has yet to resume practicing.

Moore underwent a "significant" shoulder operation in January. He'll likely sit out the Falcons' entire offseason program before returning for training camp.
May 26 - 1:31 PM

Falcons SS William Moore is expected to be ready for camp after undergoing a "significant" shoulder surgery in January.

Moore spent Weeks 5-12 on injured reserve/designated to return with a shoulder injury. He returned for three games before being sent to injured reserve for good late in the season. Moore should return as the Falcons' starting strong safety.
Mar 7 - 10:36 AM

Falcons placed SS William Moore on injured reserve with a right-shoulder injury, ending his season.

S Sean Baker has been promoted from the practice squad in a corresponding roster move. The move ends an injury-plagued and ineffective season for the sixth-year pro Moore, as he was limited to 327 snaps by shoulder issues. Moore spent Weeks 5-12 stashed away on injured reserve/designated to return. Although he's going on 30, Moore is signed through 2017. He'll be back as a starter next season, though he could need surgery. Kemal Ishmael will start Sunday's winner-take-all tilt against the Panthers.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 04:45:00 PM

Falcons SS William Moore exited Week 16 against the Saints with a shoulder injury.

Moore was on injured reserve/designated to return with a shoulder injury earlier in the season. He is questionable to return.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 03:25:00 PM

Falcons SS William Moore (foot) is active for Week 16 against the Saints.

Moore was limited on Thursday and Friday but will give it a go in the Falcons' most important game of the year. The Falcons declared G Jon Asamoah, QB Sean Renfree, LB Tyler Starr, S Charles Godfrey, CB Ricardo Allen, LB James Anderson and DE Stansly Maponga inactive for Week 16.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 11:35:00 AM

Falcons activated SS William Moore from the injured reserve-designated for return list.

They waived OT Cameron Bradfield to make room. Moore has been out since Week 4 with a shoulder separation. He should immediately slide back in as Atlanta's starting strong safety. Moore is solid IDP producer when healthy.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 02:18:00 PM

Falcons SS William Moore (shoulder, I.R./recall) said he'll return for Week 13 against the Cardinals.

It's the first week Moore is eligible to return from his shoulder issue. Kemal Ishmael has been getting starts next to Dwight Lowery at safety for the Falcons. Moore will slide back into the lineup with the 4-6 Falcons sitting atop the NFC South.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 12:05:00 PM

Falcons placed SS William Moore (shoulder) on injured reserve/designated to return.

Moore can resume practicing in Week 11, but won't be eligible to return until Week 13. Moore suffered the injury in Sunday's loss to the Vikings. Second-year seventh-rounder Kemal Ishmael appears poised to take his place in the starting lineup. Moore is a playmaker, but not a star. He's also had trouble staying healthy, appearing in all 16 games just twice in six NFL seasons.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 02:26:00 PM

Falcons SS William Moore exited Sunday's Week 4 game against the Vikings with a shoulder injury and will not return.

Moore was forced to leave early in the first half and was ruled out for the game after the break. Second-year S Kemal Ishmael is in the game in place of Moore.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 06:37:00 PM

Updating a previous item, Falcons SS William Moore was arrested on a simple battery charge for "grabbing a woman's shoulder."

Moore was booked into Fulton County Jail on Thursday, and he is set to appear in court at 11AM ET on Friday. The Falcons are aware of the situation and are in the process of "gathering information," but have "no further comment."
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 11:39:00 PM

Falcons SS William Moore was arrested and charged with simple battery on Thursday.

Moore was booked into the Fulton County Jail, but there are no further details at the moment. The soon-to-be 28-year-old agreed to a five-year, $29.5 million extension last month. It's Moore's first run-in with the law since entering the league, so there's a possibility he could avoid suspension.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 09:26:00 PM

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