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Moore signed the contract Friday night, the team announced.
The Dolphins had been talking to the Broncos but never reached a trade agreement that satisfied Broncos president John Elway.
Orton's $1.5 million roster bonus activated at 4 p.m. ET, a source told ESPN's Andrew Brandt. Though trade talks aren't done, that payout makes it less likely that the Broncos will trade the quarterback.
John Clayton is a senior NFL writer for ESPN.com.
The Miami Dolphins are out of Kyle Orton trade talks for now after they reached a two-year, $5 million deal with Carolina Panthers quarterback Matt Moore, a source confirmed.