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William Moore Arrested for Battery Five Weeks After Signing 5-year, $30 Million Deal

william moore atlanta falconsWilliam Moore, the Atlanta safety who made the Pro Bowl last year, signed a 5-year, $30 million extension in March.

Thursday he was arrested and charged with simple battery, according to the AJC.

Moore was booked into Fulton County Jail, according to jail records.

 “We are aware of the situation involving William Moore and are in the process of gathering more information,” a Falcons spokesperson said in a statement released to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Because this is now a legal matter, the club will have no further comment at this time.”

No details were immediately available about the arrest.

Maybe he was prematurely celebrating the Falcons’ 2013 schedule, which includes five prime-time games, and things got out of hand? [AJC]

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