Arthur Moats
Name: Arthur Moats
Occupation: Football Player
Gender: Male
Birth Day: March 14, 1988
Age: 34
Birth Place: Havelock, United States
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Arthur Moats

Arthur Moats was born on March 14, 1988 in Havelock, United States (34 years old). Arthur Moats is a Football Player, zodiac sign: Pisces. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed. @ plays for the team .

Brief Info

NFL linebacker who is largely known for ending Brett Favre's consecutive games started streak at 297 as a member of the Buffalo Bills. He delivered a hit on the quarterback in week 13 of the 2010 NFL season that aggravated his shoulder injury.

Trivia

He was drafted 178th overall in the 6th round by the Buffalo Bills. He later signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers following the 2013-2014 season, and signed a 3 year extension with the team in March 2015.

Net Worth 2020

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Before Fame

He graduated from James Madison University with a degree in political science. He also served as the school's football team captain.

Biography

Biography Timeline

2006

Moats was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and was raised in Portsmouth, Virginia, where he attended Churchland High School and graduated in 2006. He graduated from James Madison University with a degree in political science. Moats is currently in his second year of earning his master's degree online, saying he values education greatly. His father is a former marine and current high school math teacher.

2010

Moats was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round, 178th overall, in the 2010 NFL Draft. He is the only Buck Buchanan Award winner to be drafted by the Bills. In the Bills 3-4 defensive scheme, he moved from defensive end to inside linebacker, which is an unusual position change considering most defensive ends move to outside linebacker in 3-4 defensive schemes. After several weeks of failing to generate a consistent pass rush, Bills head coach Chan Gailey decided to move Moats to his more natural position of outside linebacker to utilize his pass rushing skill set.

2013

In December 2013, Moats was named the team's Walter Payton Man of the Year for 2013. Moats earned this honor through his work with the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County and other local groups. Moats was also named the Bills Ed Block Courage Award recipient. He earned this honor by overcoming adversity from an injury and exemplifying courage both on and off the field. He also conducts numerous school visits and takes part in the NFL Play 60 initiative.

2014

On March 24, 2014, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Moats to a one-year, $795,000 contract with a signing bonus of $65,000. He began his first season with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the backup right outside linebacker behind Jarvis Jones. In the season opener against the Cleveland Browns, he assisted in one tackle during his Steelers debut as they won 30-27. On September 21, 2014, Moats made two solo tackles and sacked Panthers quarterback Cam Newton as the Steelers routed the Carolina Panthers 37-19. The next game, he got his first start with the Steelers in place of an injured Jarvis Jones and made one solo tackle in a 24-27 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In Week 9, Moats collected three combined tackles, sacked Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, and forced a fumble as Pittsburgh defeated the Baltimore Ravens 43-23. The following week, he made a season-high four combined tackles in a 13-20 loss to the New York Jets. He finished the season with 23 combined tackles, four sacks, and two forced fumbles while appearing in all 16 regular season contests and starting ten.

2015

On March 9, 2015, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Moats to a three-year, $7.50 million contract with a signing bonus of $1.90 million. Moats began 2015 as the left outside linebacker ahead of rookie Bud Dupree. In the second game of the season, he made three combined tackles and was credited with half a sack after taking down San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick while helping his team rout the 49ers 43-18. On January 3, 2016, Moats racked up a season-high six solo tackles and sacked Cleveland Browns quarterback Austin Davis, helping the Steelers win 28-12. On January 9, 2016, he collected five combined tackles as the Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 in an AFC Wild-card matchup. Moats finished the 2015 season with 35 combined tackles, four sacks, and two pass deflections and appeared in all 16 games and started 11.

2016

Moats began the 2016 season as the backup left outside linebacker behind Bud Dupree. He started the season opener in place of an injured Dupree and made one tackle and a pass deflection in a 38-16 win over the Washington Redskins. The next game, Moats collected three combined tackles and sacked Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, helping the Steelers win 24-16. On November 20, 2016, Moats made two solo tackles and sacked Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown twice, as the Steelers defeated the Browns 24-9.

2018

On July 25, 2018, Moats signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals. He was placed on injured reserve with a sprained MCL on September 1, 2018. He was released on October 9, 2018.

2019

On June 10, 2019 Moats officially announced his retirement from the NFL via Instagram and Twitter.

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Currently, Arthur Moats is 34 years, 6 months and 22 days old. Arthur Moats will celebrate 35th birthday on a Tuesday 14th of March 2023.

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