The Arizona Cardinals continue to churn their roster, especially with the injuries that they have had to deal with over the last several weeks.
They have brought in Sio Moore, formerly of the Oakland Raiders and Indianapolis Colts, even spending some time with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Moore is a former third round pick of the Oakland Raiders from the 2013 NFL Draft, but never clicked with the management and coaches in Oakland. From there he was with a desperate Colts team, looking for talent along the defensive side of the ball, but again was let go.
Moore was traded for a sixth round pick from the Raiders to the Colts in 2015 and was supposed to be an integral part of the Colts defense in 2016.
He was a starter for the Colts through the first four games, and his cut came as a surprise to even Stampede Blue:
The Colts cut him just four games into the 2016 season after three bad games in a row, and the move came as quite a surprise. Moore led the team in tackles through four games (with 30), while he also recorded two sacks. Again, he wasn’t playing well for much of the first quarter of the season, but it was still a surprise to see him cut outright this week. The Colts originally sent a sixth round pick to the Raiders shortly before the 2015 season for Moore, and last year he played in 12 games with Indianapolis and recorded 13 tackles.
Moore has always had talent, the Cardinals need someone to help, maybe it is a fit.
In a corresponding move, the Arizona Cardinals released linebacker Joplo Bartu with an injury settlement.