The Dolphins have been extremely active just days before the start of the free agency period. After reports emerged that the Dolphins had reached a deal with Brian Hartline, it now appears that quarterback Matt Moore also will also remain a Dolphin.
NFL.com’s Jeff Darlington was the first to report that Moore, who would have been eligible to sign with another team as early as Tuesday, will return to Miami to back up Ryan Tannehill.
Dolphins get another one done: QB Matt Moore is sticking around. He has signed a deal to stay with Miami as Tannehill’s backup, source says.
— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) March 8, 2013
A six-year veteran, Moore appeared in two games for the Dolphins in 2012. He completed 11 of 19 passes for 131 yards and a touchdown, in relief of an injured Ryan Tannehill, to help finish off a 30-9 win over the Jets in October. After former Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne was injured in 2011, Moore stepped in and led the Dolphins to a 6-6 record down the stretch, finishing the season with 2,497 yards and 16 touchdowns. He was named the 2011 Dolphins Team MVP.
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