The left-handed quarterback out of Boise State spent his first three seasons with the Detroit Lions. He spent his previous two seasons in Dallas.
Moore, 28, got his most action on the field in 2015 playing three games for the injured Tony Romo. He entered 2016 camp as the No. 2 quarterback, but he suffered a broken ankle in an August practice that kept him from seeing any action during the season. The injury moved Dak Prescott into the lime light as the back up to Romo.
— FOX 4 Sports (@KDFWsports) August 3, 2016
Adding Moore secures depth for when the Cowboys do release Romo. Still, the Cowboys should explore picking up a quarterback in the draft.
Depth has been an issue with the team in recent years, especially at quarterback. Multiple seasons went by without the Cowboys backup quarterback getting a win. The opportunities were there with Romo’s recurring injuries. That issue forced the Cowboys to draft a quarterback last season.
You never hope for injuries but when they happen, you need to be prepared. Moore has already shown he is injury prone and Prescott has just one season under his belt.
Like last season, the Cowboys will need to bring in a third quarterback into training camp. Getting someone like Brad Kaaya, Josh Dobbs or Seth Russell between the fourth and sixth-rounds should secure two players, with Prescott, at the position for years to come. But knowing the Cowboys reluctances with drafting quarterbacks, they could steer towards picking up a Sefo Liufau post-draft as an undrafted free agent.
— TheCowboysWire (@TheCowboysWire) March 22, 2017
Whoever they decide to draft has to be taken in the later rounds. Needs on defense and other areas on offense have to be filled first. Drafting a quarterback before the fourth round would not help the team in 2017.
Stephen Elliott is a NCAA football and Cowboys columnist at EndZoneScore. Reach out to him on Twitter: @WhoisStephenE.