Finally A Starter, Lance Moore Is Dancing It Up For The New Orleans Saints

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Throughout his time in college, Moore played in 50 career games racking up 222 receptions for 2,776 yards and 25 touchdowns. He set a record as being the only Toledo player in history to gain over 1,000 yards receiving twice. As a senior, Moore also set a record with 14 touchdown receptions in a single season. Lance Moore had incredible stat lines in a weak football conference in college, but again, would someone be willing to take the chance on a short wide receiver? This time, in the NFL? The 2005 NFL Draft came and went and Moore went undrafted. The Cleveland Browns signed him, but released him soon after. That was when the New Orleans Saints signed him to their practice squad for the season. In 2006, he headed over to NFL Europe and played for the Berlin Thunder.

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Upon his return to health, Moore shined once again in 2010 and 2011, catching eight touchdowns in each. Come 2012, Moore had an incredible season as he caught 65 receptions for 1,041 yards and six touchdowns. It looked as if he was truly ready for the spotlight, and the Saints agreed. After the 2012 season, the Saints made no attempt to re-sign free agent wide receiver Devery Henderson. New Orleans made it fully aware to everyone that their number one wide receiver is Marques Colston and starting opposite him would be Lance Moore. Good things come in small packages and to those that work for it. Lance Moore is living proof of that. For more NFL player features, visit 32 Players, 32 Days .

Finally A Starter, Lance Moore Is Dancing It Up For The New Orleans Saints

Cox/Getty Images) Ever since Drew Brees and Sean Payton arrived on the scene in New Orleans, it has been all about the offense with the Saints. Brees can make a target out of any player on the field, and it has led to a great number of guys succeeding in a passing-oriented offense. With that being said, it created a crowded corps of wide receivers in the Big Easy. That has not made it easy for Lance Moore, who went undrafted out of college, to make his way to the top of an offense that is one of the most explosive in the entire NFL. It is what hes done though, and he has worked for every bit of it. Shop Saints & Lance Moore Gear Here During his senior season at Westerville South High School in Ohio, Lance Moore showed that he was ready for the next level. He set state high school records with 103 receptions and 24 touchdown catches in a single season. With stats like that, would a college be willing to overlook the fact that he was a mere 5 foot 9 inches? Moore went to Toledo University, and immediately made an impact. Throughout his time in college, Moore played in 50 career games racking up 222 receptions for 2,776 yards and 25 touchdowns.

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