INDIANAPOLIS (AP/CBSLA.com) — The Indianapolis Colts acquired linebacker Sio Moore from the Oakland Raiders on Friday for a late-round draft pick next year.
Moore had 140 tackles and 7 1/2 sacks in 26 games in two seasons with Oakland. Last season, he started all 11 games he played and had 90 tackles and three sacks.
“This has been more than a home to me… So much if my heart is in the bay… My teammates RaiderNation Yall are family to me. Will miss Yall,” Moore tweeted.
This has been more than a home to me… So much if my heart is in the bay… My teammates RaiderNation Yall are family to me. Will miss Yall
— Sio Moore (@MrOakTown55) September 4, 2015
The former Connecticut player was a third-round pick in 2013.
Current Raiders LB Khalil Mack tweeted his best wishes to his former teammate.
— Khalil Mack (@52Mack_) September 5, 2015
Malcolm Smith, a former Super Bowl MVP with the Seattle Seahawks, is now listed as a starting LB for the Raiders.
Smith was a 7th round pick out of USC in the 2011 NFL Draft.
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