Randy Moss was expected to shape up when the 49ers took a flyer on him for this season — but no one quite expected him to completely turn into the calm, quiet leader who does the dirty work without receiving any attention.
But that appears to be exactly what Moss has become in the Bay Area.
The 49ers have been singing the praises of the wily wide receiver, and his recognition has only grown as the season has gone on (not quite the norm for Moss, who often behaves for a while and then starts causing problems).
“Starting in the Houston game, in the preseason, Randy was wearing people out, blocking,” 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman said, according to Comcast SportsNet. “And I can’t stress enough how professional, how team-oriented Randy Moss is. All I can tell you — as a 49er, he’s busting tail on everything.”
Moss came into the 49ers gig with the understanding that he would need to be good in what is most likely his final shot in the NFL. After burning his way out of Minnesota ...