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Matt Moore
QB #8
Height:
6-3
Weight:
220
Age:
30
College:
Oregon State
Hometown:
Newhall, CA
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

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Biography

FINS FACT
This past offseason, Matt helped raise money for the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita, Calif. “That’s what it’s all about to me,” Moore said. “It’s always nice to help anybody out, any group of people, anytime you can. And doing something like this is a nice way to do it. I’m fortunate to be from this valley where people have come together and we can take care of each other.”
FINS FACT
This past offseason, Matt helped raise money for the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita, Calif. “That’s what it’s all about to me,” Moore said. “It’s always nice to help anybody out, any group of people, anytime you can. And doing something like this is a nice way to do it. I’m fortunate to be from this valley where people have come together and we can take care of each other.”

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Signed by Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent from the Carolina Panthers on July 29, 2011 . . . Claimed off waivers by Carolina (9/2/07) . . . Waived by Dallas (9/1/07) . . . Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Dallas (5/14/07).

PRO
2010 - Played in six games with five starts for Carolina . . . Did not play in two games . . . Completed 79 of 143 passes for 857 yards and five touchdowns with 10 interceptions to compile a 55.6 quarterback rating . . . Rushed five times for 25 yards . . . Tossed a 19-yard touchdown to wide receiver Steve Smith at N.Y. Giants (9/12) . . . Connected on 28-of-41 passes for 308 yards and two touchdowns with one interception vs. San Francisco (10/24) . . . Threw touchdowns of 18 and 23 yards to wide receiver David Gettis in the second and fourth quarters . . . Engineered first career game-winning drive . . . Directed Panthers 38 yards on five plays in 29 seconds, capped by a John Kasay 37-yard field goal with 39 seconds remaining     . . . During game-winning possession, completed only attempt for 35 yards to wide receiver Brandon LaFell to 49ers 22-yard line . . . Suffered a season-ending right shoulder injury while being sacked in the second quarter vs. New Orleans (11/7) . . . Placed on Injured Reserve on November 9.  

2009 - Played in seven games with five starts . . . Completed 85 of 138 passes for 1,053 yards and eight touchdowns with two interceptions to produce a 98.5 quarterback rating . . . Started the final five games, directing the Panthers to a 4-1 record, after quarterback Jake Delhomme suffered a season-ending hand injury . . . In five starts, completed 79 of 126 passes for 990 yards and eight touchdowns with one interception to generate a 104.9 quarterback rating . . . Made first start of the season in place of an injured Delhomme vs. Tampa Bay (12/6) and completed 14 of 20 passes for 161 yards with one interception . . . Amassed season-highs of 21 completions, 33 attempts, 299 yards and three touchdowns vs. Minnesota (12/20). . . Threw touchdowns of one yard to fullback Brad Hoover, 42 yards to wide receiver Steve Smith and two yards to running back Jonathan Stewart . . . Compiled single-game highs with a 75.0 completion percentage and 139.8 quarterback rating on 15 of 20 passing for 171 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions at New York Giants (12/27) . . . Matched single-game high of three touchdowns on scoring strikes of 22 yards to wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad, two yards to tight end Jeff King and 27 yards to Smith.

2008 - Was the inactive third quarterback for he final 12 regular season games and one postseason contest . . . Missed the first four games of the regular season after breaking fibula in last preseason contest at Pittsburgh (8/28) . . . Completed 35 of 65 passes for 389 yards and no touchdowns with three interceptions during the preseason.

2007 - Played in nine games with three starts . . . Completed 63 of 111 attempts for 730 yards and three touchdowns with five interceptions . . . Compiled a 2-1 record as a starter over the final three weeks of the season, leading Carolina to victories versus Seattle (12/16/07) and at Tampa Bay (12/30/07) . . . Made NFL debut contest when starting quarterback David Carr was injured and left the game in the first quarter  at New Orleans (10/7) and completed first NFL passing attempt for 43 yards to wide receiver Keary Colbert and directed the offense 69 yards in eight plays to set up a John Kasay field goal . . . Made first career start vs. Seattle (12/16) and completed 19 of 27 passes for 208 yards and no touchdowns with no interceptions to produce a 92.8 quarterback rating . . . Completed passes to seven different receivers, including a then career-long 54-yarder to tight end Dante Rosario . . . Completed 15 of 28 attempts for 182 yards and one touchdown with one interception vs. Dallas (12/22) . . . Threw first career touchdown when he connected with wide receiver Steve Smith for an 11-yard scoring strike      . . . Produced a career-long 57-yard completion to Smith in the fourth quarter . . . Posted a career-best 94.8 quarterback rating, completing 15-of-24 passes for 174 yards and two touchdowns with one interception at Tampa Bay (12/30) against a Buccaneers pass defense that entered the contest ranked second in the NFL . . . Notched the first two-touchdown pass performance of his career, throwing touchdown passes of two yards to tight end Christian Fauria and 20 yards to tight end Dante Rosario . . .
    
ROOKIE HONORS: Was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for December after completing 49 of 79 passes (62.0 percent) for 564 yards and three touchdowns with two interceptions to generate an 86.1 quarterback rating.

COLLEGE
Played final two collegiate seasons at Oregon State . . . Began career at UCLA . . . Started all 24 games he played for the Beavers . . . Finished career with 5,733 passing yards with 29 touchdowns and 26 interceptions on 440 of 733 passing . . . Started 14 games as a senior in 2006 . . . Named as an All-Pac 10 honorable mention . . . Completed 229 of 378 passes for 3,022 yards and 18 touchdowns with seven interceptions . . . Set an Oregon State record for the most consecutive pass attempts without an interception with 182. . . Named MVP of the Sun Bowl after throwing for 356 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for one touchdown . . . Started 10 games as a junior . . . Completed 211 of 355 passes for 2,711 yards and 11 touchdowns with 19 interceptions . . . Attended the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. in 2004 but did not play football . . . Played in 13 games with five starts for the Bruins during his freshman and sophomore seasons . . . Overall completed 85 of 165 passes for 967 yards and four touchdowns with six interceptions . . . Played in eight games with four starts for UCLA in 2003 . . . Completed 52 of 103 passes for 555 yards and two touchdowns with six interceptions . . . Played in five games with one start in 2002 . . . Completed 33 of 62 passes for 412 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions . . . Became the first true freshman quarterback in UCLA history to lead the Bruins to a victory in first start . . . Majored in speech communication.

PERSONAL
Played youth football for six years with Palmdale Youth Football in California . . . Attended William S. Hart High School in Newhall, Calif. . . . Led his team to a 13-0 record as a quarterback, culminating in a 42-13 win over Valencia in the CIF-Southern Section Division III title game as a senior . . . Completed 234 of 353 (66.3%) passes for 3,334 yards and 33 touchdowns and ran for 415 yards and seven scores  . . . Played as a safety as a junior, earning All-CIF acclaim with 80 tackles and 10 interceptions on the season . . . Lettered twice in baseball playing shortstop and third base . . . Selected as a third baseman in the 22nd round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Angels in 2004.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 450 764 5,321 7 33 28 66 446 79.3 59 87 1.5 2 23 8
2014 MIA 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 -2 -1 0 -- --
2013 MIA 1 0 2 6 53 8.8 0 2 0 0 27.1 -- -- -- -- 1 0
2012 MIA 2 0 11 19 131 6.9 1 0 2 9 96.6 5 -3 -0.6 0 -- --
2011 MIA 13 12 210 347 2,497 7.2 16 9 36 229 87.1 32 65 2 2 14 6
2010 CAR 6 5 79 143 857 6 5 10 13 90 55.6 5 25 5 0 4 2
2009 CAR 7 5 85 138 1,053 7.6 8 2 9 78 98.5 12 -3 -0.3 0 2 0
2008 CAR 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CAR 9 3 63 111 730 6.6 3 5 6 40 67 3 5 1.7 0 2 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
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1 NE W 33-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @BUF L 10-29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 KC L 15-34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @OAK W 38-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 -2 -1 0 -- --

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