LB Arthur Moats Retires

Arthur Moats is calling it a career. On Monday, the former Bills, Steelers, and Cardinals linebacker announced that he is walking away from the NFL. 

I have to give a big thanks to the Buffalo Bills and the Pittsburgh Steelers for giving me this opportunity to play nine seasons in the NFL,” Moats wrote on social media. “Last but certainly not least, I have to give a big shoutout to #BillsMafia & #SteelersNation for all the support!”

Moats entered the league as a sixth-round pick of the Bills out of James Madison in 2010. After four years with the team, he hooked on with the Steelers where he spent the next four seasons. Last year, he joined the Cardinals, but landed on injured reserve before the start of the season.

Moats leaves the game with 228 career tackles, 16.5 sacks, and four forced fumbles. His most productive seasons came in Pittsburgh, including back-to-back four-sack campaigns in 2014 and 2015.

Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports Images.

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  1. deal1122

    Arthur and his wife sent me an autographed picture in the mail a couple of years ago. Great all around guy and teammate!

  2. connfyoozed

    Good player, great teammate. More than one Steeler mentioned how they missed Moats in the locker room last year. He’s also a very entertaining and knowledgeable guy in interviews, and I could see him succeeding in some broadcasting capacity if he wanted to.

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