Found July 12, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

San Francisco 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs was a guest on Rome and told Jim Rome via ProFootballTalk.com, that Randy Moss is playing with a chip on his shoulder.

“His motivation level is high,” said Jaocbs. ”I think Moss has a chip on his shoulder. I’ve spoken to him a lot, and he starts off everything with, ‘Just wait.’ He’s got a chip on his shoulder, he’s ready to go out there and show everybody that he can play still.”

After a disappointing season in 2010, in which Moss played for three different teams, he must prove that he’s still a legitimate threat as an NFL receiver.

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