Moore, 29 in July, was cut by the Cowboys during the season. In October, he signed on with the Cowboys’ practice squad.
Although Moore’s career began in 2012, he has only three career appearances. Of course, he was in line to start in 2016 when Tony Romo was injured, but an injury of his own opened the door for rookie sensation Dak Prescott. With Dallas, Moore went 0-2 as a starter with four touchdowns, six interceptions, and a 58.7% completion rate.
Moore will now replace Wade Wilson, who is on an expiring contract and will not be brought back. Moore does not have coaching experience, but he did spent five of his six NFL seasons under the tutelage of Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. Moore was not blessed with the tools of other NFL QBs, but his football IQ that kept him in Dallas for multiple seasons. He’ll now apply that knowhow on the sidelines.
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