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Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

Posted on: February 13, 2012 4:19 pm
Edited on: February 14, 2012 6:35 am
 
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By Will Brinson

On Monday morning, Randy Moss fired up the Internets by proclaiming "I wanna play football" on USTREAM. Yes, that's him coming back to football. And he's eligible to sign with a team whenever he wants. However, it's not likely you'll see anyone sign him before they find out what kind of wide receiver market emerges vis-a-vis franchise-tagging.

There are definitely teams interested in Moss, though. Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports reports that the Eagles and Jets are "curious" when it comes to Moss and that the 49ers and Patriots should be lumped into potential suitors for Moss as well.

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Moss spoke on Monday morning about dealing with some personal and/or family issues. If he was going through things that altered his concentration and motivation, it's possible there's another reason for his poor production in 2010.

After all, Moss was considered "done" after a 2006 season with the Raiders that saw him catch 42 balls for 553 yards and three touchdowns at the age of 30. A year later, he was destroying the NFL for a record-breaking Patriots team, catching 98 passes for 1,493 yards and 23 touchdowns.

Sure, Moss is five years older now than he was then. But he's one of the all-time physical freaks in NFL history, and if he's motivated and healthy, he can be a difference-maker.

The Patriots make sense for Moss because they lack a deep threat. Sure, Bill Belichick isn't known for second go-rounds, but he's already done it with Deion Branch; why wouldn't Moss work too if he's willing to work hard, be quiet and take less money than Chad Ochocinco?

The Jets are a logical fit also because, well, they're the Jets. If a famous veteran is on the market, they'll chase him. Also, he would fit the personality of the Jets, in theory. However, Mark Sanchez under center could be a concern for Moss, particularly if his top goals are producing big stats and winning a championship.

That applies to the 49ers, who are also a run-based team. But there's no other top wideout in San Francisco and the Niners have an easier path to the playoffs out of the NFC West.

And, of course, there's the Eagles. After last year's "Dream Team" debacle, it's easy to cringe at the idea of adding Moss. But if DeSean Jackson is dealt out of town to plug a hole on defense and a motivated Moss can come in and catch bombs from Michael Vick, that's a pretty spicy proposition.

No one knows what Moss will look like, of course. But it's Randy Moss we're talking about, which is why it's hard not to be curious.

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Comments

Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: February 13, 2012 8:54 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

Yea, all my Eagles need is another Douchebbbag Diva on this team.....



Since: Feb 2, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2012 8:33 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

other teams sign drunk driving murderers, wife beaters, and drug users. and vick did more time than any of them. if it was chicken fights no one would care, but dogs r cute. get over it. plus your joke was lame.



Since: Dec 12, 2010
Posted on: February 13, 2012 8:05 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

H@# no!!!!



Since: Aug 10, 2011
Posted on: February 13, 2012 5:55 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

The Jets are a team whose locker room is in turmoil.  There is no chance they take the risk on Randy Moss.  Phili doesn't make much more sense, they sign criminals, not senior citizens. 



Since: May 26, 2008
Posted on: February 13, 2012 5:49 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

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Since: Aug 1, 2008
Posted on: February 13, 2012 5:44 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

The jets are interested in Manning, and in Moss can we get Brett Favre back.  How about you guys report on some real stories like who the jets may really target in free agency and get it from a good source not one of the girls that are on the flight crew.


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Since: Feb 11, 2012
Posted on: February 13, 2012 5:23 pm
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Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2012 4:52 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

They will be less curious once they see the cannabinoid levels in Randy's drug screen.



Since: Oct 13, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2012 4:38 pm
 

Report: Jets, Eagles 'curious' about Randy Moss

Add the Bears to this list -- they sure (and better be) curious!


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