Originally posted on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 2/17/13
Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald writes that although the Dolphins would like to retain free agent QB Matt Moore, the Cleveland Browns could be a potential landing spot. Jackson mentions that new Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner is a “big fan” of Moore and they could clearly use some extra depth at the position. Jackson adds that Moore could be targeting a similar contract to that of Kyle Orton who signed a deal that pays him $3.5 million annually to be Tony Romo‘s backup. However, the opportunity to compete for a starting job could be too much for Moore to pass up. Turner and the Chargers reportedly showed interest in Moore a few years ago, so there’s at least a speculative connection to be made. Moore, 28, has spent the last few seasons as the Dolphins backup quarterback, but put together a decent year for the Panthers not too long ago. The Browns will almost certainly consider all available options at this point, but Moore could end up being a serviceable stop gap for them if they’re unwilling to overpay for a guy like Alex Smith. We have Moore listed as the No. 53 best available player in our Top 100 Free Agents list. The post Matt Moore Could Be Someone The Browns Consider During Free Agency appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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