Buffalo Bills cornerback Sterling Moore signed a one-year contract with a $760,000 base salary and an $80,000 signing bonus this week, according to a report from Aaron Wilson. The $840,000 contract meets the requirements for the NFL's veteran minimum benefit, meaning the deal will only count $680,000 against the salary cap for the Bills in 2016.
Sterling Moore Bills deal: $840,00, $760,000 salary, $80,000 signing bonus— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 7, 2016
Moore is the fourth unrestricted free agent signing by the Bills this offseason to qualify for this benefit, joining tight end Jim Dray, cornerback Corey White, and safety Robert Blanton at that level. Wide receiver Leonard Hankerson, who is technically a re-signing, also signed this same contract.
A sixth-year pro and a former undrafted free agent following the 2011 NFL Draft, Moore is expected to add competitive, experienced depth to a Bills secondary lacking depth at both cornerback and safety. Moore was most recently with Tampa Bay, where he started nine games in 2015.