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No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Posted on: August 1, 2011 1:52 pm
Edited on: August 1, 2011 1:55 pm
Randy Moss has quit before. He's quit on plays. On a series. Or two. Or three. Or a few dozen. He's quit on seasons. He's quit on teams.

But I refuse to believe Moss will go out this way. His reported retirement should be taken extremely lightly. The first major injury a team gets, Moss will be back. The first time any team calls and feeds Moss' ego, he'll be back.

Team: "Randy, we need you."
Moss: "You do, really?"
Team: "Yes."
Moss: "Sign me up."

Moss is a moody and emotional superstar. He's likely ticked that no team was breaking down his doors to sign him. In speaking to people around football before his alleged retirement, there was little interest in signing Moss to big money. Or even medium money. Teams were trying to get Moss on the cheap, and that probably ticked him off to no end. So he huffed and quit. Because that's what Moss does. He quits and comes back, quits and comes back.

And he'll be back again.

Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posted on: August 2, 2011 4:24 pm

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

PS.  Unforunately had to watch the cowboys teams of the late 80s and early 90s pretty closely since both my father & brother are diehard Dallas fans.  So I got to watch Michael Irvin and personally I dont think he could carry Moss's jock strap.

Alvin Harper was more comparable, but he only showed up in big games, much like Lynn Swann Dive

Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posted on: August 2, 2011 4:19 pm

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Last time I was a team sport.  I didn't realize that you could say Irvin was better because he had more rings.  So I'm assuming because Kevin Faulk has more rings than Marshall Faulk...he was a better player?

To compare Michael Irvin to Randy Moss is like comparing a Mustang Gt to a Porsche 911.  One is servicable and will get the job done, the other is a legend and puts up numbers that aren't equally easily.

Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: August 2, 2011 9:34 am

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

id rather take moss than. bitch boy T.O and "ochocinco". those 2 guys should be hit by a bus.

Since: Jan 20, 2008
Posted on: August 2, 2011 9:33 am

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Let's be fair......Moss quit the day he was traded out of New England.  His stats speak for themselves and he is clearly a first ballot HOF'er.  His legacy however will be of a player who played for himself and only when he wanted to and on his terms.  They can induct him all they want but he will never be in the same class of competitor as guys like Emmit Smith and Jerry Rice.  Moss has the stats....but not the heart.

Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: August 2, 2011 9:01 am

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Dude has done nothing since that epic run with Brady years ago now.   Who cares, He's just anohter bitchy millionaire.  I think Amaricans are about done with this type of athlete.  Stop covering this wipe.  

Since: Oct 28, 2006
Posted on: August 2, 2011 6:47 am

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Come On, Irvin pushed off every play and was never called. He sucked, He is nothing but a cocaine head nigga

Since: Aug 2, 2011
Posted on: August 2, 2011 2:06 am

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Im a bears fan so i really dont care for Moss, but no one can question his production! Come on now... You dont have to like him but simply put he has change the NFL, before he was drafted there wasnt a premium on CB's size like there is now you didnt hear of over the top coverage either... 6'4 4.35 fourty yard dash 40+ inch vertical in his prime Moss was uncoverable even by 2 DB's (when he wanted) run past them or jump over them u choose how u wanted it. Stat wise he's a top3 WR unboubted! First ballot YES!!! Who cares how his personality was everyones not a nice person or has the work ethic of a jerry Rice or Walter Payton, that what made those to special... Moss was what he was a a bad team mate (most of the times) but that doesnt change his stat line compared to any of the other top 10 WR so if u say theres another WR out ther besides Jerry thats better then Moss you mite be a lil loopy

Since: Mar 10, 2008
Posted on: August 2, 2011 12:53 am

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Moss should play in a fantasy leaguge. he could be the top reciever on the kansas city quiters,dallas dolittles,miami mopers etc. hes done

Since: Mar 12, 2009
Posted on: August 2, 2011 12:26 am

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

Moss is another overly tempermental athlete who put his feelings ahead of the desire to be great. Wide receivers have an inordinate inclination to throw the hissy fits. After all the talk I really only remember a few times that he made great or critical plays.

Since: Nov 8, 2010
Posted on: August 1, 2011 11:10 pm

No quit in Moss -- at least this time

It's always sad to see guys like Albert Haynesworth and Randy Moss not give football their best shot. I really believe that if Moss and Haynesworth had tried their hardest and really worked at football they both could be top players at their respective positions. I really think Moss could have been as great as Rice or at least close if he had really really worked, and Haynesworth showed he could just dominate people all day long with Tennessee. He just never put in that effort all the time. It's really sad.

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