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Reserve Linebacker Sio Moore Charged With Reckless Driving

Colts acquired defender for sixth-round draft pick in September.

Indianapolis Colts reserve linebacker Sio Moore didn’t make much of an impact on the field last season and his Thursday night charge for reckless driving further calls into question his roster spot.

Moore, 25, was observed allegedly weaving in and out of traffic on Interstate-69 while driving at least 100 miles per hour, according to Indianapolis police. He was also cited for speeding. Moore was not detained and is scheduled to appear in court.

A former 2013 third-round pick by the Oakland Raiders, Moore was acquired in September for a 2016 sixth-round pick and thought to possess the potential to be a key contributor. He had started 22 of 26 games for the Raiders and was named to the Pro Football Writers Association All-Rookie Team.

But Moore played in a dozen games as a reserve and made 13 tackles. He had made 140 tackles with 7.5 sacks in the previous two seasons in Oakland but lost his starting job before the trade.

He is entering the final year of his four-year, $3-million contract and the Colts would save $744,170 on the salary cap without any dead money should the linebacker be waived.

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