Four Things to Know About New Chiefs LB Sio Moore

Get to know the newest Chiefs linebacker

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The Kansas City Chiefs officially announced the signing of linebacker Sio Moore on Friday morning. Here are five things to know about the newest Chief:

1. "SIO" IS A NICKNAME

Per the now idle Grantland.com, Moore's full name is "Snorsio," which he said means "God is the greatest."

"Sio," a shortened verison of "Snorsio," means "Greatest."

2. YOU MAY RECOGNIZE HIM

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Moore was originally drafted in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the division-rival Oakland Raiders. He spent two years there before being traded to the Indianapolis Colts in September of 2015.

The Colts released Moore on Tuesday, and general manager John Dorsey and the Chiefs picked him up.

3. SPEAKING OF DORSEY…

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The Chiefs general manager had to like where Moore played college football—the University of Connecticut. Dorsey played college football at Connecticut from 1981 to 1984, and the two former Huskies now unite in Kansas City.

4. THE STATS

The 26-year-old linebacker has started 26 games in his career, compiling 134 tackles (93 solo) and 7.5 sacks.

Here is the full stat line, via Pro Football Reference:

SIO MOORE CAREER STATS

Year

Age

Tm

No.

G

GS

Int

Yds

TD

Lng

PD

FF

Fmb

FR

Yds

TD

Sk

Tkl

Ast

Sfty

AV

2013

23

OAK

55

15

11

1

0

0

0

0

4.5

38

11

5

2014

24

OAK

55

11

11

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

3

67

22

6

2015

25

IND

51

12

0

4

3

1

2016

26

IND

51

4

4

25

5

Career

42

26

0

0

0

0

1

2

0

0

0

0

7.5

134

41

12

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