Rahim Moore Has Been Backbone In Denver Broncos Secondary

December 11, 2012 9:00 AM

Rahim Moore Has Been Backbone In Denver Broncos Secondary
By Rich Kurtzman

" Rahim Moore, S #26 Height: 6’1 Weight: 196 Age: 22 Hometown: Los Angeles, California College: UCLA Experience: 2

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" The Broncos are on fire and the defense deserves much of the credit.

While Denver’s riding a Rocky Mountain High of an eight-game win streak, the focus might be on Peyton Manning and the offense, but it’s the defense that’s responsible for winning games. That defense has allowed a mere 77 yards on the ground during the winning streak, forcing 17 turnovers by hitting opposing quarterbacks with a reckless abandon. Much of that success has to be put on the Broncos’ secondary, as they create coverage sacks. It’s a unit led by Champ Bailey, which includes young playmaker Rahim Moore.

Moore grew up in Los Angeles, California, playing both ways in high school as a safety and receiver. He recorded 112 tackles with eight interceptions on defense, and 15 receptions for 339 yards and six touchdowns as a senior in high school. His play was enough to earn him a scholarship at UCLA, where he enjoyed great success "

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