Less than a week after the Giants released him for conduct detrimental to the team, pass rusher Damontre Moore has a new home. The 23-year-old will join the Dolphins, who claimed him off waivers, according to Jordan Raanan of NJ Advance Media (Twitter link). The Giants and Dolphins play each other tonight, but Moore won’t be an official member of Miami’s roster until Tuesday, per Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports (via Twitter).
Moore was a third-round pick in the 2013 draft. The Texas A&M product has been a part-time contributor since then, recording 32 tackles and 5.5 sacks in 2014, with 17 tackles and three sacks so far this season. Moore is under contract through the 2016 season, with salaries and cap hits under $1MM this year and next. The Dolphins’ hope is that he’ll aid a pass rush that has produced only 26 sacks this year, tied for 21st in the NFL.
Luke Adams contributed to this report.