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Randy Moss, part of the 49ers NFC Championship team this past season, has seemingly hinted that IF he returns for another season in 2013, it won’t be with San Francisco. The Niners have also made it clear, according to a league source at profootballtalk.com, that the team wasn’t interested in bringing Moss back.
For the most part, the usually vocal Randy Moss was silent for much of the season. He was praised by teammates and coaching staff for being a positive influence in the locker room and on the field despite his limited touches. The team, though, made it clear at the scouting combine that they weren’t interested in re-signing him. He probably didn’t help his case by finally spouting off during super bowl week, talking about (among other things) his position as the greatest wide receiver in league history, his views on gay rights, and his short history (8 weeks) playing for the Tennessee Titans.
Moss’s future in the league is in question, as age is becoming a factor more and more every year, but the question remains… did his season with the Niners prove that Moss has turned back the clock enough to get a new deal with a different team and keep his playing career alive? Or did it just prove even further that his time is up? Moss, now almost 36 years old, totaled just 28 receptions all season. Absent from his game were the speed, power and elusive feet that had made him a force in the league for almost 15 years. He simply didn’t perform or produce in 2012.
Moss himself tweeted a thank you to the Niners, indicating that his time in the bay was over.
Could the wild and colorful career of Randy Moss be just about over? Or is this just another roadblock?
If his career IS over, he finishes up with numbers that definitely put him in the hall of fame when he is eligible.
A figure of both considerable skill and at the same time controversy, one can assume that there won’t be another player quite like Randy Moss
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A not so cryptic Tweet was sent out by Randy Moss which shows that his career in San Francisco is over, but will his time in the NFL also be over? We love the wide receiver, but would hate to see the big fella spend another year on in the NFL not being productive.
According to ESPN:
Moss had 28 receptions for 434 yards and three touchdowns in 2012 for the NFC champion 49ers. He...
The San Francisco 49ers made it clear at the scouting
combine that they intend to part ways with wide receiver Randy Moss and not
bring him back for the 2013 season, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football
Per a league source, the Niners were making it clear at the
Scouting Combine that they intend to steer clear of Moss in 2013.
Moss signed with the 49ers last offseason...
Randy Moss‘ tenure with the San Francisco 49ers may be short-lived.
Pro Football Talk reported Saturday that the 49ers made it clear at the Combine that they were not intending to bring back Moss next season.
Moss seemed to be disappointed with his lack of playing time, even though he didn’t vocally complain most of the season. Moss said in January that he wants to play another...
According to ProFootballTalk.com, the San Francisco 49ers were making it clear at the NFL Scouting Combine that they don’t plan on bringing back wide receiver Randy Moss for next season.
This isn’t a surprise at all. Moss made it clear that he wasn’t happy with his role with the 49ers last season and let’s be honest, he’s not the player he once was.
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It appears that the Randy Moss Era in San Francisco is coming to an end when free agency starts in a a little more than a week. On Saturday the self-proclaimed best wide receiver to ever play the game tweeted a good-bye and good luck message:
Wished we could've finished the job!!thanks for the opportunity an good luck in the future 9ers
— Randy Moss (@RandyMoss) March 3...
49ers receiver Randy Moss is about to hit the free agent market. He’ll be looking for a team this offseason to give him that “straight cash, homie.” But the Niners likely aren’t going to be that team.
It looks like both sides don’t really want to be homies anymore.
Here was Moss on Twitter Saturday afternoon:
Wished we could’ve finished the job!!thanks for the opportunity...
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that a league source has informed him that the 49ers made it clear at this year’s Scouting Combine that they will not be re-signing WR Randy Moss.
Florio adds that “all indications are the 49ers don’t deem him to be worthy of another contract.“
Moss, 36, held off on saying anything all season, only to tell the media that he wasn’t...
It didn’t take long for the San Francisco 49ers to ship Alex Smith out on the first boat to Kansas City.
Now, on Saturday, it appears Randy Moss will be the next player to make an exit from the Bay Area.
Arguably one of the greatest wide receivers in the game, the 36-year old Moss took to Twitter to wish the 49ers luck, following reports that surfaced hours earlier surrounding...
Pro Football Talk cites a source saying that the San Francisco
49ers made it clear at the NFL Scouting Combine that they will
âsteer clearâ of the veteran
receiver and do not expect to re-sign him for the 2013 season.