Posted September 19, 2012 on
Randy Moss returns to the Metrodome for the first time in the regular season as a visitor. Will he be the Moss of old or just an old Moss?

Randy Moss’ ‘Rand University’ introduction may not mean what you think

During the introductions of the Sunday Night Football broadcast, Randy Moss said he attended “Rand University” when the player introduction graphics were being shown at the bottom of the screen. Fans immediately interpreted “Rand” as some variation of the future Hall of Famer’s name. When you think about it like that, the straight cash homey jokes practically write themselves...

Vikings know they must be cautious of Moss

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. No team in the NFL understands how motivated receiver Randy Moss gets for big games better than the Minnesota Vikings, his club for the first seven seasons of his career and one ill-fated month in 2010.Minnesota has been the beneficiary of many of those big moments, such as when he scored two touchdowns in his first regular-season game and when he made his "...

NFL Rumors: Is Randy Moss Upset Over Lack of Playing Time?

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss received little attention on the free agent market this season after announcing he wanted to return to the NFL for another season. Moss has long had a reputation for being broodish, selfish and very aloof. He is a very talented receiver but he has seemingly always been a player that required special handling as you never know when he might...

Moss ready to face former Vikings team with 49ers

Randy Moss is prepared for cheers, he's prepared for boos. He is embracing all the hype surrounding his return to Minnesota, where his illustrious career began 14 years ago. Moss is headed back to the Metrodome on Sunday in his No. 84 jersey for the San Francisco 49ers, eager to step onto the very field where he played some of his best games in seven-plus seasons with the Vikings...

49ers' Moss expects mixed reaction from Vikings fans

Former Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss is saying all the right things, despite his minimal use in Sunday night's win over the Lions. Now Moss will return to the place that drafted him and return to the place that cast him out during his second stint with the Vikings in 2010. Moss was drafted by then-Vikings coach Denny Green and spent his first seven seasons in Minnesota and...

Moss eager for return to Metrodome

Randy Moss appreciates the start he got with the Vikings, but he anticipates a mix of cheers and boos. Either way, he said, it means he’s doing something right.

San Francisco 49ers prepare for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday

This Sunday the San Francisco 49ers travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings at Mall of America Field. A dome in which the atmosphere is notoriously noisy, as fans make it very challenging for opposing offenses to operate at their highest efficiency. To make matters worse, the Vikings welcome back their forgotten son Randy Moss, who although a fan favorite in Minnesota, will...

Vikings still respect Moss’ abilities

Despite taking a year off from the game, Randy Moss is still generating respect, even from defenders on a team that cut him two years ago.

Randy Moss introduces school as “Rand University” during SNF (video)

It’s nothing new for NFL players to have funny introductions during Sunday and Monday Night Football. Instead of the typical ” Santana Moss, Da U,” players often go with an introduction that is a whole lote more memorable.For example, Nate Burleson introduced his elementary school, Jared Allen, ‘culinary academy,’ Ike Taylor, ‘swaggin‘ and Terrell Suggs ‘ball so...

Jim Harbaugh says Randy Moss isn’t worried about being “the guy”

A reporter asked San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh if wide receiver Randy Moss is worried about being “the guy” on his team. “Nobody around here ever gets caught up with ‘The Guy’ terminology,” Harbaugh said, iva the San Francisco Chronicle. “It’s about us; it’s about the team. And Randy, there’s no evidence that he’s concerned about ‘The Guy’...

Despite weapons, 49ers grounded in attack

The 49ers added Randy Moss, Mario Manningham and A.J. Jenkins to their receiving corps, but the numbers show they are still a run-first team.

49ers Vernon Davis goes with celebratory jump shot

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Vernon Davis might get fewer style points these days for his touchdown celebrations - and he's perfectly fine with that. The emotional San Francisco tight end learned from his blunder with the crossbar after scoring in a Week 1 win against the Packers at Lambeau Field. So, each time he scored...
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