An extremely active free agency period for the Ravens continued on Tuesday, with news breaking that Eric DeCosta has reached an agreement to re-sign another one of the organization’s incumbent free agents - WR Chris Moore.
Can confirm that Ravens have agreed to deal with WR Chris Moore as @caplannfl first reported. Joins a growing list of free agent re-signings that includes Andre Smith, Jordan Richards, DeAnthony Thomas, Jimmy Smith, Justin Ellis, Jihad Ward and Anthony Levine Sr.— Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiec) March 24, 2020
Moore, 26, was drafted in the fourth round by Baltimore back in 2016. In four seasons with the team, he’s served as a valuable special teams player while occasionally making an impact in the receiving department, too. The former was exclusively the case this past season, though.
Entering the 2019 campaign, Moore was billed as a potential breakout candidate given the lack of established talent at the wide receiver position on the roster. Instead, Moore was virtually a non-existent part of the offense all season, catching just three of five targets for 21 total receiving yards - all of which represented career-low numbers.
Moore played just 14% of offensive snaps, which represents the lowest mark since his rookie season. He did see 54% of snaps on special teams, though, but even that was down from the 67% clip he played in 2018.
Nevertheless, Moore is now back in the fold and rejoins a receiver core with five other players currently under contract: Marquise Brown, Miles Boykin, Willie Snead IV, Jaleel Scott and De’Anthony Thomas. Like Moore, Thomas is primarily a special teams contributor.
The Ravens are almost certainly set to add another wide receiver in the earlier rounds of the upcoming draft, which only further diminishes the likelihood of Moore seeing an uptick in snaps and targets at wideout in 2020.
Moore holds career totals of 47 receptions, 511 receiving yards and four touchdown catches with a 10.9 YPC average.
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