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Dolphins re-sign Matt Moore to backup Ryan Tannehill for another year

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The Miami Dolphins have re-signed quarterback Matt Moore.

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A team source has told ESPN's James Walker that the Miami Dolphins have re-signed veteran quarterback Matt Moore. The deal, according to Walker, is a one-year contract, which keeps Moore as the backup quarterback behind starter Ryan Tannehill. Speculation this offseason had Moore testing free agency and looking for an opportunity to start somewhere, but many of those position dried up even before Moore could really start looking, and he will now return to the Dolphins.

One place that could have been intriguing for Moore was Buffalo, where the Bills recently added former Dolphins tight end Charles Clay to their roster. According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, the Bills were looking at Moore as a possibility to fill out their roster if Matt Cassel had not passed the physical Buffalo game him.

Moore has spent the last four seasons with the Dolphins, working primarily as a backup to Tannehill. Prior to joining the Dolphins, Moore spent three years with the Carolina Panthers. He has a career 58.9-percent completion rate, throwing for 5,342 yards with 33 touchdowns and 28 interceptions.