Brandon Moore Decides To Retire Just After Signing With The Cowboys


Ian Rapoport reports that just a few hours after signing a one-year deal with the Cowboys, veteran G Brandon Moore has decided to retire instead.

  • Rapoport adds that Moore‘s decision comes from the fact that he couldn’t bring himself to leave his family for 5 months again.

Looks like the Cowboys will continue to search for some extra help at guard. They have reached out to Brian Waters, but we’ll have to see if they are capable of convincing him to return to the league.


Mike Garafolo reports that the the Dallas Cowboys have signed former Jets G Brandon Moore to a one-year deal worth the veteran’s minimum.

  • Jason La Canfora first reported that Cowboys were finalizing a contract Moore.

The Cowboys recently showed some interest in veteran G Brian Waters, but there has not been a lot buzz regarding a possibly deal in recent days.

Moore, 33, was the best available interior lineman and given the Cowboys recent injuries upfront, it makes sense that they would like to add some additional depth for the remainder of training camp. Moore graded out as the No. 4 guard in the league last year, according to Pro Football Focus.

We have Moore listed as the No. 2 player in our Best Available Free Agents list.


Jeff Sullivan of reports that there is a “real chance” the Cowboys sign veteran G Brian Waters.

  • Bryan Broaddus mentions that the idea was discussed last night due to the team’s health issues at the guard position.
  • Broaddus adds that they are looking at all possibilities at guard and not just Waters.

Waters, 36, last played for the Patriots in 2011. He started all 16 games for them that season, but chose to not play for them in 2012.

Waters lives in Texas, so it would be a convenient option for him if he does in fact want to continue his NFL career.

Nate Livings and Mackenzy Bernadeau are both dealing with injuries, so it appears as though Dallas would live to find some additional help at guard.



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