Moore back with Pats; Cunningham to IR

Moore back with Pats; Cunningham to IR
December 10, 2011, 7:37 pm
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With defensive-end Jermaine Cunningham finding himself on the Patriots injury reserve with a hamstring injury, the team has re-signed defensive-end Eric Moore.

Moore spent time with the Patriots in 2011 when he made three starts for the team. He racked up career highs with 13 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 forced fumbles.

He is a veteran of six seasons where he spent time with the Patriots, Giants, Saints and Rams.

The team has also announced the release of defensive back Sterling Moore. To fill the roster spot left by Moore, the team has signed andother defensive back in Malcolm Williams.

The 24-year-old Williams was drafted in the seventh round of the 2011 draft by the Patriots, and has spent time with the team's practice squad.