WILLIAM MOORE NEWS

William Moore is fine with Cam Newton 'dabbing,' just not against them

William Moore was one of the many players who came out and spoke about having no issue with Cam Newton's celebrating after scoring a touchdown. Now, he gets to face Newton in a huge Week 14 matchup.So, what did Moore have to say about the situation when it came to facing his team? According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, he wants Newton to continue enjoying the game, just not against...
Via Fox Sports
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Confidence remains high for Falcons that they can still make playoffs

While the Atlanta Falcons may have lost one of the most important games of 2015 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, this doesn't mean that the players on the team feel that they are out of it. Not only the players, but coaches as well.According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, even Dan Quinn feels confident his team can make the postseason. When Quinn was asked about that topic, his answer was...
Via Fox Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Eight overpaid NFL players past their prime

It’s no secret there are some NFL players being overpaid for what have done in the past, rather than earning the big contacts they’re cashing every week. Whatever the exact “prime” age is for an NFL player varies depending on the level of performance they have maintained over the past few years. The following players seem to be past their prime already, despite being paid...
Via Sportsnaut
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore, 2 other defensive starters probable for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Falcons safety William Moore, cornerback Robert Alford and linebacker Justin Durant are listed as probable for Sunday's game against Indianapolis. All three starters were full participants in practice Friday after being limited this week. Moore missed two games and Alford one game with groin injuries. Durant was out one game with a calf injury. Leonard...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Only One Player Ruled Out for the Falcons this Sunday

(Photo Source: AJC.com) On Friday, the Atlanta Falcons announced that safety Robenson Therezie (hamstring) will not be able to play against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Therezie was a limited participant in practice on Friday after being a non-participant on Wednesday and Thursday. Every other player on the roster is expected to play this Sunday including cornerback...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Injury Report Update

(Picture source: USA Today) The Falcons hit the practice field Wednesday to prepare for this week's game against the Indianapolis Colts. Safety William Moore and cornerback Robert Alford were limited due to groin injuries that kept them out of a few games this season. Linebacker Justin Durant (calf) and rookie defensive lineman Grady Jarrett (elbow) were also...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Inactives Versus 49ers

The Falcons announced their inactives for today's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Atlanta will be without three starting defenders: cornerback Robert Alford (groin), safety William Moore (groin), and linebacker Justin Durant (calf). However, rookie pass rusher Vic Beasley (foot) and cornerback Desmond Trufant (back) are active today.  On offense, wide receiver Leonard...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons injury report: Alford, Durant, Moore, and Hankerson out Sunday.

Per the the Atlanta Falcons, S William Moore, WR Leonard Hankerson, LB Justin Durant, and CB Robert Alford will miss Sunday's game vs. the San Francisco 49ers. Moore and Hankerson will miss their second straight game while Durant, who missed games against the Washington Redskins and New Orleans Saints will miss his third game of the season CB Robert Alford...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Falcons Starters Held Out of Practice

(Photo Source: AJC.com) ESPN's Atlanta Falcons beat writer Vaughn Mcclure reports that linebacker Justin Durant, cornerback Robert Alford, safety William Moore, and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson will be held out of practice on Thursday.  Robert Alford and William Moore are healing groin injuries and it's questionable whether they will play this Sunday against...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons could have new-look secondary against 49ers

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons could have as many as three new starters in their secondary against San Francisco on Sunday, perhaps lessening the defense's ability to take advantage of major changes on the 49ers' offense. The Falcons held out five players in Wednesday's practice, including three defensive starters: safety William Moore (groin), linebacker Justin Durant...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Inactives Against Buccaneers

The Atlanta Falcons announced their inactives for today's game against their NFC South rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  As Dan Quinn announced earlier this week, safety William Moore (groin) and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) will be held out of today's game. The injuries to Moore and Hankerson mean that safety Kemal Ishmael and rookie receiver Justin Hardy...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore, Hankerson won't play against Bucs because of injuries

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Falcons coach Dan Quinn says strong safety William Moore and receiver Leonard Hankerson have been ruled out for Sunday's home game against Tampa Bay. Moore, a starter for the last six years, hurt his groin in last week's win at Tennessee and hasn't practiced this week. He missed nine games last year with an injured shoulder. Kemal Ishmael is likely to start...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

William Moore and Leonard Hankerson Out for Sunday's Game Against Buccaneers

According to ESPN's Atlanta Falcons beat writer Vaughn Mcclure, Falcons head coach Dan Quinn officially ruled out safety William Moore (groin) and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Both players' suffered their injuries last Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.  The Falcons signed veteran safety...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Injury Report: Moore and Hankerson Held Out of Practice Again

Per the Atlanta Falcons, S William Moore (groin) and WR Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) were non participants in practice Wednesday, leaving their status uncertain heading into Sunday's NFC South clash with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Both Moore and Hankerson left the game against the Titans and did not return. Atlanta signed S Charles Godfrey for insurance Sunday if Moore can't go...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Make Several Roster Moves

The Atlanta Falcons announced their signing of running back Gus Johnson and wide receiver Devon Wylie to the practice squad, and the re-signing of safety Charles Godfrey to the active roster. Additionally, the Falcons released linebacker Allen Bradford from the active roster and waived linebacker Derek Akunne and running back Juhwan Edwards from the practice squad. Charles Godfrey...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonard Hankerson and William Moore Out for the Game

The Atlanta Falcons announced that wide receiver Leonard Hankerson and safety William Moore are out for the remainder of the game against the Tennessee Titans. Moore suffered a groin injury and Hankerson injured his hamstring in the first half of the game. Wide receiver Nick Williams and safety Kemal Ishmael have stepped into their place. (Picture source: USA Today)
Via Pro Football Spot
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons keep soaring, Texans in flux

ATLANTA (AP) Everyone in the Atlanta Falcons' locker room seemed eager to praise a teammate. A 48-21 blowout victory gave the Falcons four straight wins, and they'll try to improve to 5-0 when they host Washington next week. ''It was a total team effort out there today,'' Pro Bowl receiver Julio Jones said. ''Each guy was doing for another guy. What's great is we can only get better...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Atlanta Falcons

A closer look at the Falcons' defensive line rotation Dallas running back Randle (21) leaps over Atlanta Falcons' Tyson Jackson (94), Grady Jarrett (97) and William Moore (25) ... Jones Named NFC Offensive Player of the Month Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for his performance through the month of ... Can Atlanta Falcons WR...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn setting the tone for Falcons with his passion

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) While leading the Atlanta Falcons to a surprising 3-0 start, first-year coach Dan Quinn has shown he can get a little emotional on the sideline. Quinn wasn't happy that his defense gave up 28 first-half points at Dallas on Sunday. So, with Fox TV's cameras watching, Quinn lit into his defensive players on the sideline. It wasn't an unusual style of coaching...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

S William Moore takes over leadership role, fuels turnaround in Week 2

The Atlanta Falcons saw their defense getting turned in all different directions by quarterback Eli Manning in Week 2. Early on, Manning was threading the needle to multiple players, including a 67-yard touchdown to wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. It looked, for a few series, that the old Falcons defense had returned. That is, until safety William Moore went on a tirade on the sidelines...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons' Moore fined for hit on Eagles' Matthews

Atlanta strong safety William Moore has been fined $23,152 for initiating contact with the crown of his helmet against Eagles receiver Jordan Matthews during the Falcons' 26-24 win Monday night. The NFL announced the fine Friday. Moore did not draw a penalty on the play, later determined to be a helmet-to-helmet hit. He has previously been fined nearly $100,000 in other seasons for...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore, Mincey, Dunlap fined by NFL

NEW YORK (AP) Atlanta strong safety William Moore has been fined $23,152 for initiating contact with the crown of his helmet against Eagles receiver Jordan Matthews during the Falcons' 26-24 win Monday night. The NFL announced the fine Friday. Moore did not draw a penalty on the play, later determined to be a helmet-to-helmet hit. He has previously been fined nearly $100,000 in...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Atlanta Falcons

William Moore fined $23000 for illegal hit  PHILADELPHIA -- Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore was fined $23,000 by the NFL Monday for his helmet to helmet hit Philadelphia wide receiver Jordan ... Julio Jones, O'Brien Schofield held out of practice Julio Jones (hamstring) and O'Brien Schofield (hip) sat out of Wednesday's practice, although both are expected to return to...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Falcons Safety William Moore Delivers Nasty Helmet To Helmet Hit On Jordan Mathews

The good thing about the way the Philadelphia Eagles are constructed is that if any one skill player goes down there is someone that is able to step up and take his place. For a moment Monday night it looked like the team might be without the services of wide receiver Jordan Mathews after he took a nasty helmet to helmet hit from Falcons safety William Moore.Mathews did leave the...
Via FatManWriting
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

William Moore looks to lead the defensive turnaround in Atlanta

The Atlanta Falcons are going to have a new-look defense in 2015. Not only because of new players, but largely due to the hiring of former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as head coach. While the expectations are high, not many are as high as William Moore's, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Albany Herald. “We can go from the bottom of the league to hopefully...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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