Found July 13, 2012 on
This Given Sunday:
For a few years, the best three receivers in the NFL were also associated with locker room problems, and receivers in general were looked at as selfish players. Today, Randy Moss is amidst his going away tour with the San Francisco 49ers, Chad Ochocinco has moved on to Miami, and the king of locker room problems, Terrell Owens, is currently out of the NFL and looking for a way back in.
During their reign as the NFL's best, these three receivers caused defensive coordinators' nightmares during the week leading up to playing their respective teams. They also cost themselves millions upon millions of dollars by not shutting up and playing football (with Ochocinco being the one exception). During that period of time, these three guys were as likely to get on the highlight reel due to an unorthodox celebration or press conference as they were due to a great touchdown catch.
Thankfully, we've moved on from the era of loudmouthed elite receivers. No, those types of players ...
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When Chad Ochocinco received his walking papers from the Patriots, there were no suitors chomping at the bit for his services. Considering his noted past and reports that he lacked football I.Q. in New England, Ocho was greeted by a lukewarm market. Fortunately for him, the Dolphins eventually pulled the trigger, bringing the 34-year-old’s talents to South Beach on a one-year contract...
A long-time former NFL general manager told the Miami Herald that he believes Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco may still have the speed to play, but lacks the discipline to be in the right spots on the field.
“His best asset is his ability to get separation on routes,” the GM said, per the Herald. “But you want a disciplined receiver to be in the right...
For a guy who’s played in only 16 games over the last two years, with a total of 28 catches, Randy Moss is generating an awful lot of publicity for the San Francisco 49ers and the NFL in general. Will he be the answer to San Francisco’s anemic passing game, or will he become Alex [...]
At age 35, you would have never thought an aging wide receiver would get up off the couch to resume his career with last year’s NFC West champs, the San Francisco 49ers.
Back in 2010, when his ability was questioned by lack of performance and enthusiasm; Moss announced his retirement from the sport that he played his entire life.
In 2010, Moss played for three different teams...
The 49ers weren't sure what they were getting when they signed 35-year-old Randy Moss out of retirement, but they felt the low-risk investment could pay off in a big way for an offense that was boxed in by its average collection of downfield targets.
Brandon Jacobs says his 49ers teammate Randy Moss still has a chip on his shoulder. Is that a good or bad thing for SF?
San Francisco 49ers head man Jim Harbaugh had some interesting things to say about wide receiver Randy Moss recently.
During a segment on Sirius XM NFL Radio, Rich Gannon talked about a conversation he had with 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh.
The excitable leader of the Niners told Gannon that Randy Moss is “our best receiver right now.”
Harbaugh has been impressed...
It Can’t Be All That: Jets QB Mark Sanchez’s Jets West retreat/workout has become an annual rite of passage for their offensive skill players.
So much so that Sanchez hired a security detail of epic proportions to keep uninvited guests and the media out.
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// > Interest in polarizing wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was almost non-existent following his June 7 release from the New England Patriots’ roster. Ochocinco’s lack of production in Foxboro were obvious concerns, and the Dolphins seemed to be the only team to take a chance on him. Ochocinco ended up signing a one-year deal with a base salary of $925,000, and nothing guaranteed...
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...