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Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

Posted on: February 13, 2012 10:11 am
Edited on: February 13, 2012 10:33 am
 
Moss did a USTREAM chat Monday and said he wants back in the NFL. (USTREAM.com)
By Will Brinson

There's really nothing more surprising in life than finding yourself watching Randy Moss do a live USTREAM chat at 10:00 a.m. on a Monday morning. Except for this: Randy Moss announcing that he wants to return to the NFL while chatting live with fans on USTREAM.

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"I wanna play football," Moss said Monday morning. "Your boy is going to come back here and play some football, so I'm really excited. I had some things I had to adjust in my life."

It just so happens that Monday is Moss' birthday, so he gave back to fans by hopping on the Internet and holding a live chat. He seemed genuinely surprised by the fact that 100-plus people were watching around 9:45 a.m. ET, but was straight-up shocked when the number swelled to over 500 by the end of the hour, thanks to various people like our own Mike Freeman sending out links on Twitter.

Moss' live chat was both bizarre and entertaining. At one point, he pulled out a bag filled with all the hair he recently cut off and said it smells like "sauerkraut."

But, again, the most important thing is that Moss said he's coming back to football in 2012. Or, at least, wants to come back to football. There are teams (the Vikings, Raiders and Titans most notably) that can be crossed off the list.

Perhaps the Patriots are too much of a stretch for Moss. But there will be someone interested in taking a flier on Moss, particularly if he's as motivated as he sounded on Monday morning. On his birthday. During a USTREAM chat.

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Comments

Since: Jan 30, 2008
Posted on: February 13, 2012 2:39 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

I wanna play baseball, but I'm can't. Gee, Randy, time you drafted a fantasy team. You're done.



Since: May 22, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2012 2:39 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

Well, I don't really care if Randy Moss wants to play football or not. He played for 3 teams in one year...the Patriots, Vikings and Titans and did not make an imapct. He was lazy in Oakland when he played for the Raiders and had some very good years with the Vikings the first go round...in a system that featured a lot of Randy Moss. I wonder why nobody wanted to take a chance on him this past year, or was he asking for too much money.

I don't know and I don't care...we need Moss to go away, much the same as Terrell Owens...the most misunderstood team mate in football. Owens ruined the 49ers, Cowboys and Eagles and was contrite as a Bengals and Bills player...but he was still TO. We won't miss you Randy...



Since: Aug 2, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2012 2:20 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

I would love to have Randy Moss on the Jets he is what can can save Sanchez if thats possible LOL!!

Yes I know he is far from his Old self but he csn  still grab 6-8 TDS and get 500 Yds.



Since: Dec 2, 2006
Posted on: February 13, 2012 2:07 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

Wrong. Check your info.



Since: Aug 19, 2006
Posted on: February 13, 2012 2:00 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

He is 35 and appeared to have lost that extra gear when he last played in the 2010 season.  He may still have some use as a redzone threat given his size, but it is very unlikely that he is the big play guy he once was.  I'm sure he can still play if he is motivated to do so, but to be effective he may have to be more willing to do the dirty work (catches over the middle, block downfield).  If he really wants to play and understands that he will have to earn his reps, then he should be fine.  If he thinks what he did 5 years ago should earn him something today, he is going to be disappointed.



Since: Feb 5, 2012
Posted on: February 13, 2012 1:59 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

I think Randy needs to play in a semi-warm climate. He would be great on the other side of Steve Smith in Carolina.



Since: Feb 13, 2012
Posted on: February 13, 2012 1:57 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

Hey Randy
I hear that minnesota is hiring traffic cops, only requirement is the ability to ride on the hood of a car....go check that out



Since: Dec 26, 2010
Posted on: February 13, 2012 1:55 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

Randy contact the Chicago Bears for a chance to show the world you have grown up.  The bears are in dire needs of a go to deep receiver.  If your heart is really in the turn your life around they may be able to give you a shot at your new self.  And all of bears fan know what you had in your tank.  Hope the bears take you on and if not hopefully you can play somewhere and have a happy ending.  Good Luck.  Everybody deserves a second chance.



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: February 13, 2012 1:47 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

"I wanna play football" is Moss-speak for I'm broke! There's a chance someone will sign him for a minimum with no guaranteed money to bring him to camp to see if he can still play. But sooner or later, if he makes a squad, Moss will revert to his old self and be shown the door. Most teams aren't going to take the chance on the inevitable.



Since: Jun 3, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2012 1:40 pm
 

Randy Moss: 'I wanna play football'

@ NDOG_13..... where do you get your information? And why would you try to tell lies on a man? He is not in financial ruins for one. And secondly, Moss has four kids, all by the same woman, Libby Offutt. What people will make up is just mind boggling. His only knock is a lack of effort on the field and some immature antics, but nothing like T.O. He still does work for several charity events and has his own foundation (Smile Network) still going. So, instead of trying to marr someone's name, try to stick with facts. You never know when someone might just call you out on it..... BTW... You've been called out


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