The San Francisco 49ers revamped cornerback depth chart might not be entirely finished. ESPN's Josina Anderson is reporting the team will host cornerback Sterling Moore on Wednesday. Moore is reportedly visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. Moore entered the offseason as a restricted free agent, but the Dallas Cowboys elected to not tender him, making him an unrestricted free agent who would not count against the comp pick formula.
Moore got extensive work in the Cowboys secondary, averaging 48 snaps a game. In that time, he gave up 51 receptions on 82 targets, for 671 yards and one touchdown. He had eight passes defensed, but zero interceptions, and gave up an opposing quarterback rating of 92.1. Pro Football Focus graded him out at +4.9 in coverage, primarily outside. He ranked 17th in coverage out of 70 cornerbacks with at least 50 percent of the team's defensive snaps.
The 49ers signed Shareece Wright and Chris Cook to one-year deals over the weekend. If Moore elected to join the 49ers, he would get a significant opportunity for playing time. Tramaine Brock and Dontae Johnson entered the offseason as the potential starters with Perrish Cox and Chris Culliver departing. Wright, Cook and potentially Moore would all jump right in the mix to compete for a starting role.