Re: Randy Moss
posted at 9/1/2011 8:19 PM EDT
In Response to Re: Randy Moss
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: Randy Moss : I'd do some homework if i were you. You really look foolish here. 1) Randy really only played on 2 teams. He was hardly on the field for Tenn. He really played 8 games and had 5 TD's. 2 of those beating A.C and Revis. The one on Revis was very telling. That was one of about 10 times Revis played true man and Randy burnt him. Plus he reportedly got offers from several teams , including the Pats and Eagles. Reportedly only 1 year deals. 2) When you play 7-10 seasons in the NFL , you have the right to pick and choose where you go. What's wrong with wanting to play for a contender? What's wrong with walking away if you feel you deserve more years/money? Who are you to say? Who t.f would actually want to go to Minne. or Tenn. this year? One QB is about as smart as a golf club and the other gets hurt on a 7 yard scramble.
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And you tell me to do some home work...
Fact: Moss played on 3 teams in 2010, being traded twice IN SEASON. He played in 8 games (started 4) with the Titans, and produced nothing. He burned his bridge in NE after his famous post game press conference tirade, bringing his contract issue into the forefront. If you deny that BB doesn't negotiate in the press, then maybe you needto start following Pop Warner Football. BB pulled a tremendous deal trading his sorry butt away for MORE than he gave up to get him. Why was that? Because the Vikings were desparate for a WR to help Favre out. Then that perty dish experiment went awry, and he was sent off to Nashville. Nashville saw something in him to TRADE FOR him. No team gives up draft picks to get a player they have no intention of playing. Sorry, Moss played for 3 teams in 1 year, a resume item that no NFL player wants to have.
Be that as it may, who was his QB in Nashville? How about Kerry Collins, who played 10 games, tossed for 1800+ yards, 14 TD's and 8 INT's. And the Titans primary WR? Ken Brit (12 games, 42 recpt, 775 yds, 9 TD's). Was he an upgrade over Moss? Or, was he (Moss) just a "decoy" for a 775 yard WR, or a distraction for a 1300 yrd rusher (Johnson)?
The length of any contract offered to him? Sad that only a 1 year deal offer was the BEST he could do from any team. Think that, perhaps, the NFL caught on to him? Think his 2010 season had anything to do with it? I've said it before,a nd I'll repeat it for you. I don't begrude any player from getting as much money as he can possibly get for his services. It's the owners that have to play it. The best offer he got was a 1 year deal. He opted not to accept it. Guess what? Apparently Moss can't figure it out, and now you, too, seem to have a problem graspoing this situation, but any offer going forward is NOT going to be for multi years, OR for huge money. I'll agree 1000% with you that it's up to Moss to either accept or reject any offer tendered to him. But, if a 1 year deal is the best offered, then THAT'S his "market value". What he thinks he's worth is no longer a valid issue. He can take it, or stay home. He opted to stay home, saying he's "retiring" from the NFL. (Funny how the league offices have yet to receive his retirement papers, isn't it?). He may want to get a 2 year/$6million deal, but it ain't happening.
Again, why go back to Tennessee or Minnesota IF they had an active interest in retaining his services? You've got two All Pro QB's (despite your disparraging commentary), on new teams, one with a very good defense and some schlep oif a RB named "Peterson". The other is a team in a suddenly winnable division with a RB wannabe named "Johnson". You're absolutely right! He's much better off sitting at home in front of his PlayStation, pretending he's making $7.5million this season than actually being out on the field earing an income. What the hell was I thinking about?????
So now, just WHO looks foolish?