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Moore makes Pitt stop to continue NFL career

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Former Saints wide receiver Lance Moore signed a two year contract to play with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday.  Moore had been released in a salary cap move by the Saints and joins a Steelers team which has lost Jerricho Cotchery and Emmanuel Sanders.  As fate would have it, the Saints will play the Steelers in Pittsburgh this fall.

Moore entered the NFL with Cleveland as an undrafted free agent out of Toledo in 2005 and joined the Saints' practice squad later that season.

In 2008, he was New Orleans' leading receiver with 79 catches for 928 yards and 10 touchdowns.

While he was hurt for much of the 2009 season, he returned in time to help the Saints win their only championship. He made a difficult catch and dived for the pylon on a 2-point conversion that gave New Orleans a 24-17 lead over Indianapolis in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. The Saints went on to win by two touchdowns after Tracy Porter's late interception return for a score.

Moore had his last 1,000-yard season in 2012, when he made 65 catches for 1,021 yards and six TDs.

Last season, however, Moore began to lose playing time to rookie receiver Kenny Stills and finished with 37 catches for 457 yards and two TDs, his lowest output in four seasons.

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