Falcons Retain William Moore for Five Years

William Moore is one of the best safeties in the league. (Kevin C. Cox)

William Moore is one of the best safeties in the league. (Kevin C. Cox)

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with strong safety William Moore on a five-year deal, according to Adam Schefter.

Moore has emerged as one of the better safeties in the NFL. He was voted to the Pro Bowl last season after totaling 75 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles, and four interceptions. Paired with free safety Thomas DeCoud (who was also voted to the Pro Bowl), the two combine to make one of the best safety tandems in the NFL.

Moore was drafted by the Falcons in the second round (55th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. His rookie year was marred with injury, but after becoming a full-time starter in 2010, he showed what he was capable of.

For his career, Moore has 203 tackles, 1.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, and 11 interceptions.

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One thought on “Falcons Retain William Moore for Five Years

  1. […] signed a five-year extension worth $30 million with the Falcons in March. He was selected to his first Pro Bowl this past […]

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