Food and football: A perilous marriage

The famous adage runs, “You are what you eat.” For NFL players, their diets are changing drastically. Let’s take a look at what former New York Jets offensive lineman Brandon Moore ate. He retired this past offseason after 10 seasons in the league. It was documented in this Wall Street Journal article. On a normal day, Brandon Moore used to eat 2,155 calories. For breakfast...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jersey from infamous Butt Fumble Game in friendly hands

The Jets career of quarterback Mark Sanchez ended this off-season when the Gang Green indirectly traded him for Philadelphia Eagles backup Michael Vick. With the Sanchez era over, the jersey he wore during the infamous “Butt Fumble” game on night Thanksgiving 2012 was put up for sale at auction. Thanks to one insightful fan, the jersey remains in friendly hands. The day was November...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign 7 players to reserve-future contracts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs have signed seven players to reserve/future contracts, including running back Joe McKnight, a former fourth-round pick of the New York Jets. Also signed by the Chiefs on Saturday were linebacker Jordan Campbell, cornerback DeMarcus Van ****, defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton, offensive tackle R.J. Dill, defensive back Jerron McMillian and defense...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the 'Buttfumble'

On Nov. 22, 2013, Thanksgiving Day, the New York Jets and the New England Patriots squared off in what ultimately would turn out to be a humiliating 49-19 blowout loss for Gang Green. An incident also occurred during the game that signified the laughable beginning — or midpoint, or even further down the line, some […]The post Congrats, Mark Sanchez and Brandon Moore’s ass:...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Moore retires from the NFL as a member of the Jets

Brandon Moore decided to retire from the National Football League and made it happen during Rex Ryan’s press conference on Friday. Brandon Moore officially retires as Jet. Rex calls him best guard in history of franchise. Attn: @DerykGilmore — Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) November 1, 2013 Moore went undrafted in 2002 out of the University of Illinois...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-G Moore retires as member of Jets

Brandon Moore had a tough time holding back the tears. The former New York Jets guard was officially saying goodbye to the game he loves, and retiring with the only NFL team for which he ever played. ''For a guy that was undrafted and came in through the back door,'' Moore said Friday, ''to be escorted out the front door at the end of your career is a great...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Former G Brandon Moore retires as member of Jets

Former Pro Bowl guard Brandon Moore has officially retired as a member of the New York Jets. An emotional Moore was honored by the team Friday after ending a playing career in which he spent 11 seasons with the Jets. Signed as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Illinois in 2002, Moore successfully made the switch from defensive tackle to right guard. He was selected...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Moore Free Time

Florham Park, N.J. - There's nothing like a big, sturdy guy getting teary eyed. Former Jets guard Brandon Moore may have announced his retirement in August, but he made it official at the Jets facility today and got emotional while doing so.Following Rex's press conference, the 33-year-old lineman went to the podium and first thanked his family for his accomplishments. ...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Moore Returns to Announce Retirement

Brandon Moore was always the model of calm and purposefulness in the New York Jets locker room, but the former Pro Bowl guard looked even more serene than usual as he strolled the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center today. "You don't realize how wound up this profession makes you," said Moore, who was just introduced to reporters here by Rex Ryan as a newly retired...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Road to MetLife Stadium 1 on 1: Ex-Jet Brandon Moore talks Patriots-Jets rivalry

Live on the scene at MetLife Stadium yesterday I had the chance to catch up with ex-Jet offensive lineman Brandon Moore. Moore spent his entire career with the Jets before retiring this summer. Unfortunately for Moore, he was involved in the now famous "Butt Fumble" play from last season which Patriots fans probably remember him for. We did not get into that, but did talk...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets: 2013 Week 5 NFL Power Rankings (#26)

Last week: 25 (-1) Record: 2-2 Brandon Moore retired. Mark Sanchez is out for the season. And ESPN took down Butt Fumble as Worst of the Worst. And yet, somehow, the Jets manage to continue to make themselves the butt of jokes (I’ll let you decide whether or not the pun was intended). Geno Smith fumbled this week off of his OWN butt trying to move the ball from one hand to another...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN Retires Mark Sanchez ‘Butt Fumble’ Video From SportsCenter “Not Top 10″ (Video)

It’s the end of an era for the relationship between Mark Sanchez and Brandon Moore‘s butt. The highlight (or lowlight, depending on how you look at it) of the Jets quarterback dropping the football ball after running into Moore’s backside has held the No. 1 spot SportsCenter’s “Not Top 10: Worst of the Worst” countdown for 40 straight weeks, and ESPN announced it is...
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets fan sports custom 'butt fumble' jersey

Here’s a picture that a New York Jets fan posted on Reddit of another Jets fan at the game preseason game between the Jets and Giants wearing a Mark Sanchez jersey that’s been modified to read “Butt Fumble”: For those of you who do not know, or may not remember, the great event known as “The Butt Fumble” took place last Thanksgiving when the Jets hosted the Patriots...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Cowboys' pursuit of G Brian Waters is 'Dead'

The Dallas Cowboys' pursuit of free-agent guard Brian Waters is "a dead deal'' a source told adding that "it looks like he just doesn't want to play football." Waters 36 a six-time Pro Bowler who has been away from the game for over a year. Dallas was in discussions with him and with ex-Jets guard Brandon Moore. But both players...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys' OL injuries getting serious

Tony Romo drew plenty of laughs when he joked on the first day of training camp that his offensive line looked good ''running up and down the sideline.'' It's getting to the point where it's not funny for the Dallas Cowboys. Dallas has had injury problems at guard since training camp started more than two weeks ago. And now the Cowboys are in serious pursuit...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: OL Moore tells Cowboys he's retiring

Former New York Jets offensive lineman Brandon Moore has backed out of a deal with the Dallas Cowboys and told the team he plans to retire. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that Moore changed his mind Wednesday morning after agreeing to a deal the night before. The person spoke on conditioning of anonymity because no announcement was planned. Moore...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Moore Retires Shortly After Signing with Cowboys

We reported last night that former New York Jets guard Brandon Moore would be signing a one-year deal to play with the Dallas Cowboys. In one of the biggest swerves of recent memory, Moore has decided that he would rather retire from the league. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Moore couldn’t bring himself to get on a plane and leave his family. He then informed the Cowboys...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Moore chose retirement over playing for the Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys were once a team everyone wanted to play for. They were “America’s Team”. But that was then and this is now.The new reality is that a player could actually sign with the Cowboys and then the next day decide to retire rather than play for them. And that’s what former New York Jets guard Brandon Moore did.Now, Moore definitely has his reasons, one of which...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Moore Decides to Retire, Give Up Almost $2 Million, Rather Than Sign With Dallas Cowboys

Maybe the Dallas Cowboys have lost their appeal. Less than 24 hours after agreeing to one-year contract to join the Cowboys, Pro Bowl guard Brandon Moore decided that he was going to retire instead on Wednesday, according to ESPN. Moore, who might be best known for his role in Mark Sanchez‘s epic “butt fumble” last Thanksgiving, played 10 seasons with the New York Jets and...
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Jet Moore opts to retire

After sleeping on it, Brandon Moore has decided to retire rather than join the Dallas Cowboys. The former New York Jets guard told FOX Sports on Wednesday morning that he "wrestled" with his decision to agree to terms with Dallas and will not sign the contract. After 10 seasons in the NFL, he's hanging up his cleats. "I was wrestling with it all night. I was...
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Oxnard Blog: The Brandon Moore Saga

Perhaps in many respects, what we have seen in the last 12 hours is simply how life in the NFL works. A rookie emerges. A veteran blows out his knee. A prospect retires. A signing changes his mind. It is a roller coaster of emotions surrounding a series of practice sessions. For it was around 10pm Central time last night when word started circulating that a deal with Brandon Moore...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Moore to retire, won’t join Cowboys

Brandon Moore has retired. The new comes one day after Moore agreed to a one-year contact with the Dallas Cowboys. Moore, 33, was set to get on a plane but could not leave his family. The Cowboys were informed of Moore’s decision on Wednesday morning. “I hated letting [Cowboys OC and OL coach] Bill [Callahan] down.” Said Moore. There had been rumors that Moore was considering...
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

'Butt fumble' guard headed to Dallas

Brandon Moore was only going to come back for an 11th NFL season if the deal was right. That's exactly what happened, and now Moore will soon be a member of the Dallas Cowboys. A source told FOX Sports on Tuesday night that the former New York Jets guard -- immortalized as the guy whose butt caused Mark Sanchez's infamous "butt fumble" last season -- has agreed...
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

'Butt fumble' guard headed to Dallas

A source told FOX Sports on Tuesday night that former New York Jets guard Brandon Moore, whose butt caused Mark Sanchez's infamous 'butt fumble' last season, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Cowboys.
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboy sign Brandon Moore

The Dallas Cowboys have signed free agent guard Brandon Moore, formerly of the Rams and the Jets. And now it's agreed to: OG Brandon Moore to sign with the Cowboys. One-year deal. And it's for more than the vet minimum, btw. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 7, 2013 Moore isn’t a starting caliber player, but he’ll give the Cowboys some much-needed depth.   Need...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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