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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:46:29 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson caught his 63rd touchdown pass Sunday, Nov. 10, in a 21-19 win over the Chicago Bears. With the TD Johnson surpassed Herman Moore as the Lions' all-time touchdown receiver.
Wed, 23 Dec 2009 09:02:54 -0800
CBSSports.com reports with seven catches in Week 16, Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall will become the fifth player in NFL history with three straight 100-catch seasons. He would join WRs Herman Moore, Jerry Rice, Marvin Harrison and Wes Welker.
Sat, 22 Feb 2003 10:20:45 -0800
SportsLine.com reports the New York Giants have released WR Herman Moore from the reserve/retired list. He played in 1 game last season.
Sun, 15 Dec 2002 12:40:34 -0800
The Ap reports Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison set the NFL single-season record for receptions with his 124th catch Sunday. He broke WR Herman Moore's mark of 123 set in 1995.
Wed, 04 Dec 2002 12:06:12 -0800
Giants.com reports New York Giants WR Herman Moore has decided to retire. He played in just one game with the Giants.
Sat, 30 Nov 2002 06:57:58 -0800
NY Newsday reports New York Giants WR Herman Moore (hamstring) is likely to sit out Sunday's game.
Thu, 28 Nov 2002 21:17:54 -0800
Giants.com reports New York Giants WR Herman Moore (tight hamstring) will be added to the team's injury report as probable.
Wed, 27 Nov 2002 07:24:48 -0800
The Star Ledger reports New York Giants WR Herman Moore appears to be having problems getting separation from DBs. He apparently knows the offense now.
Fri, 22 Nov 2002 11:39:10 -0800
Updating previous reports, Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel said WR Herman Moore will probably be the team’s No. 3 receiver against Houston in week twelve.
Thu, 21 Nov 2002 04:10:49 -0800
Newsday reports New York Giants WR Herman Moore is expected to make his debut Sunday, but the extent of his role has not been determined. "I'll sit down with him and see how comfortable he feels with everything," coach Jim Fassel said. "He's a bright guy and he's learned well."
Tue, 19 Nov 2002 08:44:25 -0800
Updating earlier stories, the Star Ledger reports New York Giants WR Herman Moore is expected to be the team's No. 3 WR for this week's game.
Sun, 17 Nov 2002 09:24:53 -0800
The New York Giants have announced P Tom Rouen, LB Nick Greisen, C Omar Smith, WR Herman Moore, WR Ron Dixon, LB Quincy Monk and DT Matt Mitrione as inactive for week 11. Jason Garrett will be the team's No. 3 QB.
Thu, 14 Nov 2002 21:43:47 -0800
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison needs three catches to become the player to reach 600 catches the fastest in NFL history. He would accomplish the feat one full season faster than his nearest rival. Sunday's game is Harrison's 102nd. WR Herman Moore took 118 games to get to 600 catches and that is the current record.
Thu, 14 Nov 2002 16:04:39 -0800
According to Michael Eisen of Giants.com, New York Giants coach Jim Fassel said he will make a decision on Sunday whether or not newly signed WR Herman Moore plays in Sunday's game. Moore was sore Thursday, 24 hours after his first practice. Fassel does not want to play Moore unless he is certain Moore sufficiently understands the offense. The coach rejected the idea that he give Moore only two or three plays to learn for this game.
Wed, 13 Nov 2002 13:32:46 -0800
New York Giants WR Herman Moore said he isn’t sure if he’ll play in week eleven after just signing with the team. He said about four weeks ago he thought he wasn’t going to get an opportunity to play with any team so he cut down on his workout a little bit. “I'm in fairly decent shape. But you can't go out and practice for two hours, running around and catching footballs on your own. So I'm in about as good of shape as I could be in without those things,” Moore said Wednesday.
Wed, 13 Nov 2002 10:04:29 -0800
Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports the New York Giants have officially signed WR Herman Moore (Lions).
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 17:34:02 -0800
The Ap reports the New York Giants have reached a one-year contract agreement with free agent WR Herman Moore (Lions). He would be paid $308,824 to finish the season, based on a $750,000 salary. "He took a physical and did some stuff on the field and they said it was fantastic," Bradley Blank, Moore's agent, said. "He has agreed to sign a deal." Giants GM Ernie Accorsi had no comment.
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 07:45:59 -0800
The Star-Ledger reports the New York Giants will begin looking at WRs later Tuesday. Former Lions WR Herman Moore is due to fly in and, according to his agent Brad Blank, "they're going to kick each other's tires. But I think it could be a good fit for both of them." Blank got the impression that if Moore looks like he is in shape, the job is his. Another named mentioned was WR Sean Dawkins and Bob Glauber adds for Newsday WR Yancey Thigpen may be on the list too. WR Thabiti Davis said Monday the Giants rescinded an offer to him, saying they wanted to sign a veteran.
Sun, 25 Aug 2002 16:17:30 -0700
The USA Today reports former Detroit Lions WR Herman Moore insists he may play again elsewhere in the NFL. "I haven't retired yet," Moore said. "There are a couple teams that I'm still talking with that have asked me to hang in there for a little while longer while they figure out what they want to do."
Fri, 12 Jul 2002 14:25:39 -0700
Tom Kowalski, of mlive.com, reports for the Sporting News former Lions WR Herman Moore is expected to announce his retirement from the NFL when the Lions open training camp. He is expected to retire as a Lion. He talked with a couple of teams and visited Pittsburgh, but he has apparently decided to call it quits after an 11-year NFL career.
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 09:18:00 -0700
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting the Pittsburgh Steelers are this close to choosing between free agent wide receivers Herman Moore (Lions) and Terance Mathis (Falcons) for the open WR slot on the squad. Mathis, who led the Atlanta Falcons in receptions every season since 1994, visited the team Wednesday and was put through rigorous screening by team doctors. Both Moore and Mathis have indicated they are willing to play for the league-minimum $750,000 salary.
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 22:41:57 -0700
The Post-Gazette reports free agent WR Herman Moore (Lions) met with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. He thought his visit with the team went well. Moore passed his physical with the team, caught some passes, watched morning practice and talked with some reporters after lunch. Moore said the Steelers are the only team currently interested in him.
Sat, 08 Jun 2002 08:44:27 -0700
The Tribune Review reports the Pittsburgh Steelers will host a visit for free agent WR Terance Mathis (Falcons) next Wednesday. "He has caught a lot of balls," his agent Steve Zucker said. "He wants to get that ring." Coach Bill Cowher said Friday that talks with WR Herman Moore and Mathis are merely attempts to upgrade the team's depth at wide receiver.
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 15:50:57 -0700
ESPN.com’s Len Pasquarelli reports the Pittsburgh Steelers’ interest in free agent WR Herman Moore (Lions) is to have him serve as a “red zone” receiver.
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 15:25:10 -0700
The Indianapolis Star reports free agent WR Herman Moore’s (Lions) agent, Brad Blank, sent a fax to the Indianapolis Colts letting them know that Moore would be interested in joining the team. However, they hadn’t heard back from the Colts as of Wednesday evening.
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 15:20:28 -0700
The Indianapolis Star reports free agent WR Herman Moore (Lions) will visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday.
Thu, 06 Jun 2002 21:20:28 -0700
The Tribune Review reports free agent WR Herman Moore (Lions) will visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers next Tuesday. Moore said that he plans to arrive in Pittsburgh next Monday night and meet with Steelers coach Bill Cowher, director of football operations Kevin Colbert and undergo a physical examination from team doctors. "Kevin and I have always had a relationship," Moore said. "He brought me into the league. Hopefully, I made him proud." Moore's agent, Brad Blank, said that the Steelers inquired about Moore the day after he was released by the Lions. The Broncos have inquired about Moore, as well as the Colts.
Tue, 04 Jun 2002 07:22:44 -0700
Mlive.com reports free agent WR Herman Moore, who was released by Detroit on Monday, said he still has a desire to play and will look around. He does plan to continue living in Michigan, as that’s where he calls home. Moore will draw interest from the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints.
Tue, 04 Jun 2002 07:20:20 -0700
Mlive.com reports the Detroit Lions plan to look for help in their secondary following more salary cap room opening up due to the release of QB Charlie Batch and WR Herman Moore. However, the team realizes it may be difficult to find a quality cornerback at this stage in the game so they’re hoping their younger CBs – rookies Andre Goodman and Chris Cash – can compete for a starting job.
Mon, 03 Jun 2002 15:11:43 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have officially released WR Herman Moore.
Mon, 03 Jun 2002 03:09:30 -0700
The Detroit News reports the Detroit Lions could release WR Herman Moore, who has a $750,000 base salary in 2002, as early as today, June 3.
Tue, 28 May 2002 06:15:59 -0700
The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions WR Herman Moore will not be at the team’s minicamp this week. They’ve informed him that he’ll be released after June 2.
Thu, 16 May 2002 19:30:12 -0700
The Washington Post reports the Washington Redskins may consider pursuing a free agent WR after June 1. Some of the names on the radar could be Green Bay's Antonio Freeman, Jacksonville's Keenan McCardell, Detroit's Herman Moore and Kansas City's Derrick Alexander. Coach Steve Spurrier has said he is happy with the WRs he has, so adding a free agent is not definite. The decision could be based upon how much salary cap space the Redskins have to work with. "We'll have to wait and see," Spurrier said Thursday. The team also has more pressing needs at other positions. The Redskins have had on-again, off-again interest in free agent WR Willie Jackson (Saints).
Wed, 08 May 2002 10:44:44 -0700
The Detroit Free Press reports the Detroit Lions may not have any use for WR Herman Moore anymore, but they're also not allowing him to exit easily either. The Lions sent Moore's agent, Brad Blank, a letter recently telling him that he cannot have any contact with other teams before they are given the team's express written permission. This needs to be done for any team they are interested in contacting. Blank and Moore have decided to wait until Moore is released before opening any serious discussions with other teams. More said it's "80-20" that he'll play again this year.
Sun, 03 Mar 2002 00:53:51 -0800
Mike O'Hara reports for the Detroit News the Detroit Lions are still expected to release WR Herman Moore after June 1. He has not closed the door on continuing to play with another team. The Colts could be in the market for a receiver, but they won't make any moves before June, coach Tony Dungy said. "I wouldn't say it's a high probability," Dungy said. "We have to work on the defense first. It's something we'll talk about in June."
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 10:11:31 -0800
Mlive.com reports Detroit Lions WR Herman Moore, who restructured his contract with the team on Tuesday, is expected to retire during the off-season. The Lions want him to remain part of the organization in some high-profile capacity. Moore wants to go out on his own terms so a retirement isn't likely to happen immediately as he wants to make sure there isn't a team out there that would like to have him play a big role in their offense.
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 20:27:49 -0800
Updating earlier stories, the Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Herman Moore's new contract with the team will reportedly pay him $750,000 this season. He had been scheduled to make $3.5 million. "We've had numerous discussions with Herman since the end of the season regarding his future with the Lions,'' team president Matt Millen said in a statement. "One result of these talks has been an agreement to renegotiate his contract, which we completed today. Herman is still a member of the Lions."
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 15:23:41 -0800
As an update to previous reports, Associated Press reports the Detroit Lions have renegotiated WR Herman Moore's contract. Previously Moore was reported to be on his way out of Detroit come June 1. It's still a possibility that Moore could be released even though he restructured his contract.
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 11:15:51 -0800
Associated Press reports Detroit Lions WR Herman Moore will be released after June 1. His agent, Brad Blank, said Moore will look at all of his options and he could be playing again in 2002. He was scheduled to make $3.5 million in 2002, $4.825 million in 2003, $4.55 million in 2004 and $5.7 million in 2005.
Sun, 17 Feb 2002 18:09:15 -0800
Tom Kowalski of mlive.com reports for the Sporting News the Detroit Lions have been trying to negotiate a new contract with WR Johnnie Morton. He is scheduled for a big bonus in March, and the Lions want to extend his contract to soften the cap hit. WR Herman Moore won't be around next season, but the Lions aren't going to make any announcements. Moore will reportedly shop himself to some other teams but, despite the interest he gets, he'll probably decide to retire as a Lion.
Tue, 22 Jan 2002 10:21:28 -0800
The Detroit News reports if the Detroit Lions place QB Charlie Batch on their expansion list, they would not be able to put WR Herman Moore, S Ron Rice and LB Stephen Boyd on the list, either because teams can only place one player that was on injured reserve in 2001 on their listing.
Fri, 11 Jan 2002 07:26:04 -0800
Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com the Detroit Lions have told WR Herman Moore they will grant him permission to shop himself around. Right now it's becoming clear Moore will not be back in Detroit next season. Moore hasn't decided whether he'll retire or play another season with another team, and his shopping trips during the spring could help sway that decision. If he can't find the right situation, Moore could retire.
Tue, 08 Jan 2002 08:04:11 -0800
The Detroit Free Press reports there is speculation in Detroit that the Detroit Lions will put QB Charlie Batch on the expansion list for the Texans' draft with hopes of unloading his $31 million contract. The team would then look to keep Ty Detmer around as a backup to Mike McMahon. WR Herman Moore and DE Tracy Scroggins may also be placed on the expansion list.
Sun, 30 Dec 2001 17:05:49 -0800
Indianapolis Colts WR Marvin Harrison became only the third player in NFL history, joining WRs Herman Moore and Jerry Rice, to have three straight 100-catch seasons, according to an Associated Press report.
Mon, 03 Dec 2001 20:41:49 -0800
Following up on an earlier story, the AP reports the NFL has now ruled WR Herman Moore was appropriately placed on the injured reserve list by the Detroit Lions. Had the NFL decided Moore was inappropriately put on injured reserve, the Lions could have be punished with lost draft picks or fines, Moore's agent Brad Blank said.
Mon, 03 Dec 2001 20:37:37 -0800
Curt Sylvester reports for the Free Press Detroit Lions WR Herman Moore, who is on injured reserve with a hip injury, was in New York today being looked at by NFL doctors. The NFL routinely makes random inquiries to verify the condition of players put on injured reserve to make sure there is a legitimate reason for the move. Moore suffered a torn hip muscle Oct. 14. At the time he said he would recover and he was upset when he was placed on IR. He has said recently that he is fully recovered from the injury.
Tue, 30 Oct 2001 09:51:46 -0800
Terry Foster reports for the Detroit News that Detroit Lions WR Herman Moore (hip), who is out for the remainder of the season after being placed on injured reserve, said he could be on the field playing right now. In fact, Moore said he was healthy enough to play against Tennessee a few games ago. By placing Moore on injured reserve, it's a clear sign that Moore's time with the Lions is all but officially over.
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 18:30:03 -0700
The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions QB Charlie Batch said WR Desmond Howard is going to have to become part of the passing game now that the Lions have lost both WRs Germane Crowell (knee) and Herman Moore (hip) over the last few weeks. Howard, a former first-round draft choice, has never had much success in the NFL for one reason or another. Howard said he'd like to catch more passes as long as it doesn't take away from his special teams play, which is where he's found his niche in the league.
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 19:50:32 -0700
Bill L. Roose reports for the Free Press now is the time for Detroit Lions WRs Desmond Howard, rookie Scottie Anderson and Larry Foster to step up their play due to the absence of WRs Herman Moore and Germane Crowell for the rest of the year. Howard and Foster have a combined 11 catches for 125 yards and one touchdown through five games this season and Anderson has yet to play this season. "We're struggling as a team, so it's real important for the three of us to come in and do well," said Foster, who has six catches for 58 yards. Foster is expected to start Sunday, and he has the speed to give the Lions a deep-ball threat.
Sun, 21 Oct 2001 19:45:18 -0700
Detroit Lions head coach Marty Mornhinweg stated the team is getting thin at wide receiver. The team lost Herman Moore to a season-ending hip injury last week and now it appears Germane Crowell will be gone for the year with a knee injury. The team's remaining WRs are Johnnie Morton, Larry Foster, Desmond Howard and Scottie Anderson. Mornhinweg said the team would like to see what Anderson, a rookie, is able to do for them.