Broncos sign Moore, Gordon

The Denver Broncos have signed defensive lineman Amon Gordon and linebacker Eddie Moore to future contracts.

Moore (6-1, 235 pounds) spent his first three years with the Miami Dolphins before spending last season out of football. In 2005, he played on special teams in five games before he was placed on injured reserve with a chondral defect in his right knee. In 2004, he played in 13 games (4 starts), registering 34 tackles, a fumble recovery and four passes defensed. He also placed third on the team with 12 special teams stops where he also posted a forced and recovered fumble. He was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 27. After entering the NFL as a second-round draft choice, 49th overall, he spent his rookie season on injured reserve with a left Lis-Franc injury sustained in the team's first preseason contest. He was Miami's first draft selection in 2003 as the team did not have a first-round selection.

Moore, 26, appeared in 46 games (24 starts), posting 219 tackles, including six sacks, an interception a fumble recovery, two forced fumbles and 13 passes defensed at the University of Tennessee. As a senior, he was a second-team All-SEC performer.

Moore attended South Pittsburg High School in South Pittsburg, Tenn. He has a seven-year old daughter, Celentria. Eddie Deon Moore was born on July 5, 1980 in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Gordon, 25, spent the 2006 season on the team's practice squad. He joined the Broncos when the team claimed him off waivers on March 22, 2006 from Cleveland.

The two players officially will be added to Denver's roster at the end of the 2006 NFL season in February.


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