Sunday it was noted how well former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Terence Garvin shined in his debut in the Alliance of American Football, but he was not the only former Hawk who stood out during the debut weekend of the developmental league.
According to PFF, former Seahawks defensive lineman Damontre Moore put up an impressive performance as well.
Damontre Moore did in fact lead the league with 9 total QB pressures this weekend for the @AAFFleet pic.twitter.com/pKAjXFQJ1R— PFF_AAF (@PFF_AAF) February 12, 2019
Moore was a player who had always demonstrated skill on the field throughout both his college and pro career, but rumors of issues with his work ethic had dogged him everywhere he went. A third round pick of the New York Giants in 2013, he never had much success with them, and was waived before the end of his third season in the league following an altercation with a teammate.
After being waived by New York, Moore was claimed by the Miami Dolphins, but didn't last long with them, getying waived before OTAs had even started. The Oakland Raiders then stepped in and signed Moore, but that proved to be another short stay, as he was waived just a couple of weeks into training camp.
He then spent nearly three months without a team, until the Seahawks signed him as depth in November. He played well for Seattle, unfortunately a foot injury and DUI combined to derail his time in Seattle, and he finished 2016 on injured reserve.
Following his time in Seattle he spent five weeks with the Dallas Cowboys in 2017 and a short stint with the Raiders late in 2018.
Whatever the reason that Moore has unable to find a home, he shined brightly in the opening weekend of the AAF. Perhaps it will be the start of a new part of Moore's career, or perhaps it will simply be a piece of trivia that goes along with another third round draft pick who was never able to live up to expectations.