Kellen Moore is expected to be the No. 2 quarterback for the Cowboys this season behind Dak Prescott, and he has minimal Fantasy value in the majority of leagues. Moore did not play in 2016, and we hope the same thing happens again this year, which would mean Prescott stayed healthy for 16 games. We saw enough of Moore in 2015 when Tony Romo was out with a collarbone injury, when he passed for 779 yards, four touchdowns and six interceptions in the final three games of the season. Moore should not be drafted in the majority of leagues.
Moore re-signed with the Cowboys on Monday. Moore returns to Dallas after spending all of last season on injured reserve due to a broken leg suffered in August. Now fully recovered from that fracture, Moore is currently positioned as the Cowboys' No. 3 quarterback, but with Tony Romo sure to leave the team at some juncture, Moore could compete for Dallas' second-string job behind Dak Prescott during training camp.
Moore (lower leg) is fully recovered from the season-ending leg fracture he suffered last summer, KTVB.com reports. "I'm 100 percent now. It's been good. For the last month or two I've been healthy. I've been able to start doing everything as usual," he elaborated. Moore broke his ankle last August and spent the entire season on injured reserve. However, he appears to have been healthy for a while now and should be fully prepared to hit free agency at the end of the league year in March. The Cowboys like what they have in the Boise State product, so with Mark Sanchez an unrestricted free agent as well and Tony Romo (back) destined for a trade or release, Moore likely possesses the greatest odds of returning as Dak Prescott's backup in 2017.
Moore, who suffered a broken left ankle Tuesday, is expected to miss three to four months, NFL.com reports. Moore is slated to undergo surgery Wednesday to address the issue, which for the moment leaves Dak Prescott and Jameill Showers -- a pair of inexperienced signal-callers -- as the team's backup options behind starting QB Tony Romo.
Moore was carted off the field during Tuesday's practice with a right leg injury. During a drill, Moore appeared to roll up his right ankle after a pass attempt, sending him to the ground. He was seen wearing a soft cast covering his right leg as he left the practice field. Look for an update to come sometime on Wednesday, until then, rookie Dak Prescott is the most likely candidate to take over the No. 2 spot on the depth chart.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expects Moore to serve as Tony Romo's top backup in 2016, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. The Cowboys recently used a fourth-round draft pick on Dak Prescott, who will be groomed as Tony Romo's future backup and possible replacement. The team apparently expects Prescott to spend his first season as the No. 3 quarterback, but he'll probably still get a shot to compete with Moore for the top backup job. Offering neither running ability nor a strong arm, Moore is nothing more than a care-taker.
|* indicates player did not play that week|
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|1||09/11||New York Giants||2||15.71|
|4||10/01||Los Angeles Rams||26||21.88|
|5||10/08||Green Bay Packers||30||23.05|
|7||10/22||@San Francisco 49ers||25||21.75|
|9||11/05||Kansas City Chiefs||9||18.47|
|12||11/23||Los Angeles Chargers||16||19.50|
|14||12/10||@New York Giants||2||15.71|
|3 Year Avg||57.1||260||1||2||-0||0||14|