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Eddie Deon Moore
is an American football
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player who currently plays linebacker for the Denver Broncos
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. He went to high school in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. He was a four-year letterman and two-year starter at the University of Tennessee
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and finished his career with 219 tackles, six sacks, 13 pass deflections, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He was a second round draft choice (49th overall selection) by the Miami Dolphins
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in the 2003 NFL Draft
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. During the 2006 offseason, he was traded to the Saints for LB Courtney Watson
Courtney Watson Courtney Watson Courtney Watson (born September 18, 1980 in Sarasota, Florida is an American football linebacker. Watson played college football at the University of Notre Dame before he was drafted in the second round of the 2004 NFL draft (60th overall pick) by the New Orleans...
This trade was later vetoed due to Moore failing his physical.http://www.palmbeachpost.com/dolphins/content/sports/epaper/2006/05/11/0511fins.html
On January 16, 2007 he was signed to a future contract by the Broncos.