The Patriots waived second-year CB Sterling Moore this afternoon while signing LB Mike Rivera and S Derrick Martin in the process.
Moore, 22, certainly had his part in contributing to the struggling secondary so far this season. While made (in)famous for a play that may forever live in Patriots' lore after dislodging a surefire Lee Evans touchdown during the AFC Championship Game against the Ravens last season, it's apparent the coaching staff hasn't seen the improvements in his game they'd hope they'd see at this point. While the news is unfortunate as the seemingly endless search continues for a few good
In a corresponding move to round out the roster spots vacated by Sterling Moore and LB Bobby Carpenter (who found himself released on Tuesday), the Patriots re-signed S Derrick Martin and LB Mike Rivera to the 53-man roster.