WILLIAM MOORE NEWS

Falcons Need Moore's Leadership, Make Roster Moves

William Moore may not be able to play football for the Atlanta Falcons because of his injury suffered in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings, but the defensive back is being counted on to lend a hand in the leadership of the secondary and the players brought in to help replace Moore and others on the injury list.According to the Falcons website, the team made an announcement Tuesday...
Via Football Nation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawley, Holmes out for season, Moore out at least seven games

After an injury-plagued, four-win season a year ago, the Atlanta Falcons had hoped to avoid mass injuries among the starters in 2014. Four weeks into the season, those hopes have been shattered. The team announced on Tuesday that center Joe Hawley and offensive tackle Lamar Holmes have been placed on injured reserve, ending their season. Both players were injured in Sunday'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons place two offensive linemen on injured reserve

This loss to the Minnesota Vikings just keeps getting worse and worse for the Atlanta Falcons. Losing the game was bad enough, but now it sounds like a number of key performers are going to be out for an extended period of time. According to the team’s official twitter account, both Joe Hawley and Lamar Holmes have been placed on injured reserve: The Falcons have placed Joe Hawley...
Via cover32 - Falcons
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place S William Moore On Short-Term I.R.

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they have placed S William Moore on injured reserve with designation to return on Tuesday. The Falcons will place S William Moore (shoulder) on IR designated to return. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) September 30, 2014 Moore, 29, signed a five-year, $29.512 million contract that included $14 million guaranteed with the Falcons back in March...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Falcons' defense shredded in loss to Vikings

The Atlanta Falcons gave up 41 points to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, and that wasn't even one of their biggest problems. Minnesota scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to win by 13, and romped down the field at will on Atlanta's defense, racking up 558 total yards of offense. The Falcons were also brutalized by injuries. Starting safety William Moore, and...
Via Fox Sports South
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Significance of the Atlanta Falcons’ secondary in 2014

With training camp starting a week from now, one component of the Falcons unit to keep an eye on is the secondary. The Falcons could definitely use some fine tuning in that department, especially considering they finished in the bottom ten in the NFL last season in passing yards allowed. There are high expectations for the secondary heading in to camp. Falcons’ secondary coach...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Falcons that you would want to be friends with

This offseason, a lot of time has been spent analyzing, reporting, and speculating everything that’s been going on with the Atlanta Falcons. We spend so much time thinking about and discussing what the Dirty Birds can do on the field that we almost forget that they are normal people, just like us. The Falcons have a lot of guys on the roster with great personalities. With that...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 HBO Hard Knocks: Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that they will be featured on HBO Sports’ award-winning documentary series HARD KNOCKS. Training Camp with the Falcons debuts on August 5. “We are excited about the opportunity to give our fans a behind the scenes look at what it takes to prepare an NFL team for the rigors of a 16-game regular season and beyond,” said Falcons Owner &...
Via Sports-Glory
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Safety Kimario McFadden worked out for Atlanta Falcons

Per source, South Carolina State safety Kimario McFadden had a workout with the Atlanta Falcons. McFadden was a second team All-MEAC selection at safety, in 2013. He recorded 57 tackles, 2.5 sacks and one interception last season. Currently, the Falcons have William Moore, Dwight Lowery, Zeke Motta, Sean Baker and Kemal Ishmael at the position.
Via College2Pro.com
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive touchdown sparks Falcons

Earlier this month, we took a look at one of the Falcons big issues which was the defense not creating turnovers. Against the Bucs, the Falcons rectified this on their first defensive drive. Photo: AtlantaFalcons.com The Falcons forced Tampa into an early 3rd and 10 and then played aggressively by putting nine guys into the box. The Falcons rushed seven players, leaving four...
Via Grits Blitz
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons news: William Moore sounds off on the release of team mate Thomas DeCoud.

It didn't come as much of a surprise when the Atlanta Falcons cut free safety Thomas DeCoud back on March the 11th, there also weren't too many people in Atlanta complaining about the move, until now.DeCoud's team mate and friend, safety William Moore sounded off about the move reports ESPN's Vaughn McClure.McClure reports:"That was my guy off the field and a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons playing it safe at safety

The Atlanta Falcons may well land a veteran safety. It’s just no telling which one it might be. With the release of former Pro Bowl free safety Thomas DeCoud imminent, the Falcons have to proceed with a Plan B if Plan A doesn’t work out. Of course the Falcons would be interested in landing Jairus Byrd from the Buffalo Bills, who is considered the top safety on the market. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fines mounting for Falcons safety William Moore

Falcons safety William Moore is likely to receive his fourth fine of the season. He was called for a personal foul on a helmet-to-helmet hit against Seattle wide receiver Golden Tate in the first quarter. “I’m going to definitely deal with it,” Moore said. “I can’t control how they view plays. I just have to keep flying around and playing football and hope they look at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Safeties' lack of big plays part of Falcons' rough start

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Last year, they were turnover-producing machines and rewarded with Pro Bowl appearances. This year, Falcons safeties William Moore and Thomas DeCoud have failed to make plays at the same rate and, even worse, they're making costly mistakes, as played out in Atlantas loss to Arizona on Sunday, dropping the Falcons to 2-5. While statistics tell some of the...
Via Fox Sports South
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: victory with a grain of salt

ATLANTA, GA- The Atlanta Falcons (2-4) narrowly kept their season alive on Sunday by taking down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-6) 31-23 last Sunday. As we have seen in every Falcon’s game so far, there have been very obvious good aspects, and some glaringly bad tendencies to take away from this game. Let’s stick with only the good reasons first then the bad will be evaluated. William...
Via isportsweb.com
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin exits with shoulder injury

Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin injured his shoulder early in the third quarter and was questionable to return Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Martin, who began the game as the NFL's sixth-leading rusher, was injured while attempting to catch a 16-yard pass near the left sideline. A side judge threw a penalty flag for an apparent unnecessary roughness on Falcons safety...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs RB Doug Martin leaves game with shoulder injury

ATLANTA (AP) -- Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin injured his shoulder early in the third quarter and was questionable to return Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Martin, who began the game as the NFL's sixth-leading rusher, was injured while attempting to catch a 16-yard pass near the left sideline. A side judge threw a penalty flag for an apparent unnecessary roughness...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

William Moore’s Vicious Hit On Rams WR Gets Jim Ross Treatment (Video)

Falcons safety William Moore is officially a made man. Moore who got the NFL hit of the week after body slamming Rams wide receiver Mike McNeil, got the ultimate honor when he got the Jim Ross treatment for the hit. That came on the heels of Ross announcing his retirement from the WWE and finished off an amazing weekend of football. H/T Next Impulse Sports
Via Thacover2
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

William Moore’s Vicious Hit On Rams WR Gets Jim Ross Treatment (Video)

Falcons safety William Moore is officially a made man. Moore who got the NFL hit of the week after body slamming Rams wide receiver Mike McNeil, got the ultimate honor when he got the Jim Ross treatment for the hit. That came on the heels of Ross announcing his retirement from the WWE and finished off an amazing weekend of football. H/T Next Impulse Sports
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons safety William Moore drills Rams TE (Video)

Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore is ready for Sunday nights WWE PPV Night of Champions. So much so that he gave the ole spinebuster to St. Louis Rams tight end Mike McNeil. Some will say this is just a tackle but to anyone who has watched wrestling it comes across an awful lot like a spine buster. H/T: SB Nation The Falcons won the game 31-24 to even their record at 1-1 on the...
Via Tireball.com
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons’ William Moore Displays Tackle Of The Year Candidate

This is exactly how you win the best tackle of the year award. The Falcons’ William Moore saw that the Rams’ Mike McNeill had some space ahead of him and decided to put a tackle on him which he will never forget. Boom. [Tim Burke] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

This animated Gif of William Moore stopping TE Mike McNeill is hypnotic

Atlanta Falcons' safety William Moore stopping TE Mike McNeill. Stopping. [Deadspin] **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
Via Bob's Blitz
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons DB William Moore Goes All WWE on Poor St. Louis Tight End

You would think that a tight end would be a bigger and possibly even stronger player than a safety. You would think that if anyone is going to truck over anyone it would be a tight end trucking over a safety--but not in Atlanta. Falcons safety William Moore went in to tackle Rams tight end Mike McNeil and ended up doing a little more than just tackle him. No, he made sure that...
Via FatManWriting
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: William Moore’s bone-crushing body slam of Mike McNeill

Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore channeled his inner wrestler on this vicious body slam of St Louis Rams tight end Mike McNeill.
Via Gamedayr
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Willy Mo Always Ready’: Falcons’ William Moore releases rap hype song

Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore is getting hyped by letting them know that "Willy Mo" is "Always Ready" in a new "World War Z" rap song.
Via Gamedayr
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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