Atlanta’s FOX 5 News reports that Falcons safety William Moore was arrested Thursday in Fulton County on simple battery charges. Details of his arrest have yet to be disclosed. The Falcons issued a brief statement indicated their awareness of the situation and no further comment due to the legal nature of the matter.
Moore signed a brand new five-year deal worth nearly $30 million with the Falcons as a free agent in March. Moore is coming off his first Pro Bowl season, serving as an injury replacement for the NFC squad. Moore is coming off a season where he had a career-high 75 tackles, along with 4 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles, and a sack.