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Moss has more to say

Posted on: September 14, 2010 12:02 pm
Edited on: September 14, 2010 3:31 pm
 
R. Moss reiterated today that he wants to keep playing for New England (AP). Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Apparently, New England WR Randy Moss’ 16-minute postgame presser after the Patriots win against the Bengals wasn’t enough. For a player who hasn’t spoken to the media since the offseason workouts, Moss certainly doesn’t seem to mind getting out his point of view.

This morning on ESPN’s SportsCenter, Moss was interviewed by Hannah Storm. Below are some of his comments.

On why he made his contract statements after the Patriots had won a big game:


“I think the timing could have been bad. But it was my first time speaking to the media this year. I wanted to get it off my chest instead of waiting until Week 12 or Week 13 where I really could become a distraction to our team. Maybe it was bad timing. But I cleared my mind to feel good about myself.”

If he understand why his teammates could have been annoyed at Moss’ timing:


“I do understand that. But when it comes to the business side of football. hopefully my coaches and teammates don’t take it as a disrespectful matter and understand where it is coming from. That’s the first time and last time you’re going to hear from me talking about my contract.”

Clarifying his remarks about leaving New England after the season but not retiring from the game:


“I love playing the game. If my skills are going to leave the New England area, which I don’t want them to leave – let me be clear, I love what they do here, I love coach (Bill) Belichick, I love the team and playing here on Sunday - but from a business standpoint, I have to look at the best interests for my family. Next year, I don’t know where I’ll be playing. Hopefully it’s in New England.”

On Jets CB Darrelle Revis calling Moss a slouch in January (to be fair, Moss hasn’t been real complimentary about Revis’ skills in the past):

“Words don’t hurt me. He’s entitled to say what he wants to say. But then again, we’re coming to the Meadowlands on Sunday. You’ve got 60 minutes of this slouch. If what he called me was a slouch, I guess the slouch in me is what you'll see you on Sunday.”

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Comments

Since: Aug 27, 2006
Posted on: September 15, 2010 12:19 am
 

Moss has more to say

Don't know if I'm the first but I'll take the bait, Moss gets over 70 yards receiving and at least 1 TD.  Patriots get 300+ yards receiving and win the game 27-13.  

WHY??

Jenkins is a big loss, Pats will be able to run against the Jets this week, thereby opening up the play action.  After the Jets get burnt a couple of times underneath, Revis will have to cover Moss man to man from the line of scrimmage.  Moss will beat him at least one time, and unlike the bomb against the Bengals, Brady will not underthrow this one.  Revis won't get beat often but it will happen this week.   

Say what you will about Moss but when called out, he has and will come up big, this week like every week from now until the offseason is a contract week, and he's going to make the best of it!!!




Since: Sep 14, 2010
Posted on: September 14, 2010 11:56 pm
 

Moss has more to say

Revis is the best cover corner in the game today. But don't count out the most gifted downfield receiver in the game. Randy has great leaping ability,long arms and amazing hands. Even with Revis blanketing him all game Randy will have the chance to use his height and leaping ability down the field. Also Randy appears to be in great shape and Revis may still be feeling the lack of training camp. Randy does run a lot of deep routes that may wear Revis down late. I will take a motivated Randy who is out to prove he still belongs in the elite group of recievers he has always been a part of. Should be a great game within the game.



Since: Mar 22, 2007
Posted on: September 14, 2010 10:18 pm
 

Moss has more to say

Moss will "go up & get 'em!" I am a big Moss fan since he started playing the game properly. He actually made a fan of me in Oakland just like T.O. did in Buffalo. Moss still has game and he will catch at least one TD and 70 yds afainst the JETS... Talk to you Monday!




Since: Oct 6, 2008
Posted on: September 14, 2010 10:16 pm
 

Moss has more to say

He's been talking with his game performance for years with the pats (including a record setting year).  Immediately after he spoke about a contract the Pats hand Brady the biggest contract in NFL history.  What a slap in the face.



Since: Apr 27, 2009
Posted on: September 14, 2010 10:16 pm
 

Moss has more to say

As a Patriots fan and, more over, a football fan, I have to state that this talk from Moss will certainly be backed up on the field. 

Apparently Randy has waited a long time to get a few things off his chest.  He addressed his future and his finances immediately following the Cincy beatdown, and now that he's assured himself a fine new contract with the Patriots, he decided that it was time to touch on the Revis statement.

Since 2007, Moss has quietly gone about his business, for the most part.  He is such a threat, that he commands the defense's best cover man, and some help over the top in most cases.  His big play potential opens the door for many of the things that the Patriots do on offense, and now that New England has two more major targets in the rookie tight ends, his very presence is just that much more important.  Doesn't even matter if he catches a pass.  He takes Revis and a nervous safety out of the mix on every play, and that means that Moss wins the matchup.



Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: September 14, 2010 9:54 pm
 

Moss has more to say

He has scored on Revis.  Prediction: 3 catches, 27 yds, 2 TD's



Since: Dec 11, 2006
Posted on: September 14, 2010 5:58 pm
 

Moss has more to say

Yeah it's funny how we all forget that the Jets used Kevin O'Connell last year to get some insights to NE"s offensive plans.  This is a new offence with a much better game-plan.  The Pats will dominate all aspects of the ball because they prepared for the season not show boat and talk S%$t on an HBO special.  It doesn't matter if Moss has 50 or 100 plus yards, what matters is the outcome and the Pats will win by a double digit score.



Since: Jan 28, 2007
Posted on: September 14, 2010 5:04 pm
 

Moss has more to say

Mauxdeverite


Moss will light up Revis next week, just watch!



Since: Mar 29, 2009
Posted on: September 14, 2010 4:32 pm
 

Moss has more to say

"In two games against the Jets last season, Moss totaled nine catches for 58 yards and a touchdown." I'd say Moss will have a hard time against Revis sunday. I think he will do better then last year, but that is not saying much.



Since: Jul 17, 2009
Posted on: September 14, 2010 4:01 pm
 

Moss has more to say

Arguably the #1 or #2 WR in the league. I think his "game performance" has spoken for itself.


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