The Miami Dolphins have re-signed quarterback Matt Moore to a 2-year, 8 million contract according to multiple reports.
Moore, 28, chose to remain with the Dolphins as a backup rather than test the free-agent market, where he would have been one of the more coveted quarterbacks available and perhaps had the chance to compete for a starting job with another team.
In Miami, there will be no quarterback competition with Ryan Tannehill, who started all 16 games for the Dolphins as a rookie in 2012.
Moore took over from Chad Henne as Dolphins starter in Week 5 of 2011 and went 6-6. He threw for 2,497 yards, 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions and finished with a respectable quarterback rating of 87.1.
But the Dolphins didn't see him as their quarterback of the future and drafted Tannehill with the eighth overall pick in the 2012 draft.
Moore proved his importance as a backup in 2012, replacing an injured Tannehill in a 30-9 victory over the New York Jets on Oct. 23. He was 11 of 19 pass...