Falcons safety William Moore will miss his fourth straight game with a hamstring injury on Sunday, perhaps putting into question whether he will be ready for the teams playoff game in two weeks.
Moore has a history with hamstring injuries, as he suffered two during his rookie season of 2009 that, along with a knee injury, limited him to two games that year. On Oct. 28 of that year, when the Falcons placed Moore on season-ending injured reserve it was with a hamstring injury. Moore has played all 16 games in a season only once in his four years, missing 22 of 64 games.
Head coach Mike Smith said on Wednesday that Moores return to the playing field was a matter for doctors to decide. Moore has not practiced or played in a month. He injured himself in a 23-13 win over New Orleans on Nov. 29.
Moore has flourished in new defensive coordinator Mike Nolans system and become known as a ball-hawk, as he has four interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Turnovers have been ...