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Lance Moore biography

Date of birth : 1983-08-31
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Columbus, Ohio
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-13
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Saints, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Lance Moore is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2005.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Re-signed to a one-year contract (RFA), 6/18/10; Re-signed to a one-year contract (RFA), 4/22/09; Signed to reserve/future contract, 1/26/07; Signed by Saints to practice squad, 10/30/06; Waived, 10/29/06; Signed to Saints active roster, 1/3/06; Signed to practice squad, 12/15/05; Waived, 12/12/05; Signed to active roster, 11/16/05; Signed by Saints to practice squad, 9/26/05; Waived by Cleveland Browns, 8/29/05; Signed by Cleveland as undrafted free agent, 4/29/05.

2009- Played in seven games during an injury-plagued season, catching 14 passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns. vs. Detroit (9/13): Caught two passes for 38 yards with both receptions producing Saints first downs. at Philadelphia (9/20): Saw limited action at receiver before leaving the game with hamstring tightness but did not catch a pass. at Buffalo (9/27): Inactive with an injured hamstring. vs. NY Jets (10/4): Caught one pass for one yard. vs. NY Giants (10/18): Had his best game of the season to date, catching six passes for 78 yards, including a 12- yard touchdown pass in the victory. Five of his six grabs went for first downs with three of them coming on third down conversions. at Miami (10/25): Made two catches for 18 yards in the win. vs. Atlanta (11/2): Caught two passes for 11 yards in the first half before leaving the game with a sprained ankle. vs. Carolina (11/8): Inactive with an ankle injury. at St. Louis (11/15): Inactive with his injured ankle. at Tampa Bay (11/22): Inactive for the third consecutive game with his ankle injury. vs. New England (11/30): Missed the game with an injured ankle. at Washington (12/6): Inactive due to his ankle injury. at Atlanta (12/13): Inactive, designated as the third quarterback. vs. Dallas (12/19): Saw his first game action in nearly two months and caught one pass, a seven-yard touchdown. vs. Tampa Bay (12/27): Inactive with an injured ankle. at Carolina (1/3): Inactive with an ankle injury. vs. Arizona (1/16 – Divisional Playoff): Caught two passes for six yards in the win. vs. Minnesota (1/24 – NFC Championship Game): Started in the team’s three-receiver set and caught one pass for five yards. vs. Indianapolis (2/7 – Super Bowl XLIV): Caught two passes for 21 yards and also hauled in a pass from Drew Brees on a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter to put the Saints ahead 24-17...

2008 – Played in all 16 games, with a career-high six starts, and became the club’s most consistent target over the course of the season…Registered only three catches for 24 yards in the first two contests, then caught fire over the last 14 games, finishing with a team-high 79 catches for 928 yards (11.7 avg.) and 10 TDs…Set a club record with a scoring grab in five-straight contests (10/26-11/30) and also posted three multi-TD games…Consistent performer had at least five catches in 10 of final 14 contests…After seven-catch, 78-yard day at Denver, Sept. 21, hauled in seven catches for 101 yards and a pair of TDs vs. San Francisco the following week…Tallied 97 yards on seven grabs vs. Oakland, Oct. 12…Started TD streak vs. San Diego, hauling in six catches for 90 yards and a touchdown, and would reach the end zone in the next four games…Posted back-to-back 100-yard performances, including a season-high eight catches for 102 at Kansas City and five grabs for career-high 115 yards vs. Green Bay, Nov. 24, with a 70-yard catch-and-run for a score…Closed season with eight receptions for 91 yards and a pair of fourth-quarter TDs vs. Carolina, Dec. 28. 2007 – Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career, including his first four starts…Had 32 catches to rank sixth on the team for 302 yards (9.4 avg.), and two touchdowns…Led the club with 20 punt returns for 185 yards, with a long of 48, with 9.8 avg. ranking 11th in the NFL…At Indianapolis, Sept. 6, averaged 21.7 yards on three kickoff returns, including a long of 30, and added a 30-yard punt return…Hauled in six catches for 54 yards – both season-high totals, vs. Tennessee, Sept. 24, and added three kick returns for 54 yards…Had three more grabs for 35 yards, including a 20-yard reception, at Seattle, Oct. 14. Added a seven-yard TD on his first career rushing attempt for his first NFL touchdown while making the initial start of his career…Oct. 21 vs. Atlanta, had a career-high 48-yard punt return…Hauled in three passes for 26 yards vs. Jacksonville, Nov. 4, including the first TD reception of his career, an eight-yard grab that gave the Saints a lead they would not relinquish. 2006 – Saw action on special teams and at wide receiver at Green Bay, Sept. 17 and had two punt returns for 28 yards, including a 25-yard burst… Waived, Oct. 29 and re-signed to practice squad the following day, where he remained for the rest of the season. 2005 – Promoted from practice squad to active roster, Nov. 16…Declared inactive for three games before being waived and re-signed to practice squad…Originally went to training camp with the Cleveland Browns before being waived and signed by the Saints to the practice squad, Sept. 26.

COLLEGE

Had 4,146 all-purpose yards at Toledo and set school records with 222 receptions for 2,776 yards and 25 touchdowns in 50 career games from 2001-04…Also gained 902 yards on 42 kick returns and 399 yards and a pair of TDs on punt returns…Only player in Toledo record books to gain over 1,000 yards receiving twice and set a school season mark with 14 touchdown grabs as a senior…Was a first-team All-Mid American Conference selection his final two seasons.

PERSONAL

Majored in business…Attended Westerville South (Ohio) HS…Set state high school records for receptions (103) and touchdown catches (24) as a senior…Full name is Lance Andrew Moore…Allocated to Berlin Thunder in Spring of 2006…Brother, Nick, was also a standout wide receiver at Toledo and was named second-team All-MAC as a senior in 2008…Born in Columbus, Ohio.

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