If you didn’t know, now you know, the jets are very interested in Randy Moss.
- Bonston.com says Jets Have Definite Interest
- CBS.com says Jets Interested In Substandard Moss But Why
Rex Ryan, like most coaches, is infatuated with Randy Moss. Heck, I even paid $50 bucks last year as part of an under the table fantasy football trade. I gave $50 bucks and Reggie Bush for Randy Moss, who at the time had just been cut from the Pats and hadn’t yet signed with Tennessee. You see me, like Rex Ryan, was in need of a big play receiver. We all know how it worked out, Moss played like he was in Oakland again and Jeff Fisher isn’t with Tennessee anymore.
Rex Ryan is blinded by old footage of Moss burning DB’s leaving a trail of smoke behind him everywhere he runs, but how is it that everyone knows those days are over, everyone but Rex; here’s Rex on Randy "Randy Moss, I've said all along, is a great vertical receiver," Ryan told the Boston Globe at the owners meetings. "And you have to roll coverage. Most teams would have to roll coverage to him. We never did, but we got burned for a touchdown. But he was a weapon. A vertical weapon down the field."
But Rex Ryan is a great coach right? Maybe he knows something we don’t! Let take a stroll down memory lane and look at Randy’s last 8 years.
2005 (Oakland) – 60 catches for 1005 yards and 8 TD (tried but hey, he was in Oakland)
2006 (Oakland) – 42 catches for 553 yards and 3 TD (Moss gave up and we all saw his true colors)
2007 (New England) – 98 catches for 1493 yards and 23 TD (This is the tape Rex is looking at, oh and Bill was looking at "tape" this year too)
2008 (New England) – 69 catches for 1008 yards and 11 TD (Don’t forget his QB is Tom Brady)
2009 (New England) – 83 catches for 1264 yards and 13 TD (Wes Welker exploded so much that safeties now had to worry about Welker and Moss. Welker saw more doubles this year which opened up Moss)
2010 (New England then traded to Minnesota THEN fired and landed in Tenn.) – 13 Catches for 174 yards and 2 TD (Minn) – 6 catches for 80 yards no TD (Tenn.) – 9 catches for 139 yards and 3 TD (NE).
Wow that stroll helped me out. Randy Moss didn’t look bad in New England from 2007 to 2009 but Moss had Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. They could have even been cheating (see Spygate) so do you think he can produce in New York? Moss won’t have Tom, Bill or any top secret footage. New York is run first and we all know Moss pouts if he doesn't get the ball a lot. Moss will stop running routes when he thinks he isn't going to get the ball which 1 out of 10 times leads to a break down in the play.
The way Moss crumbled in 2010 tells me he human, yes you heard it. The man was fired from his dream job in New England, and then kicked out of Minnesota only to be picked up by a team with huge QB issues. If I was Randy Moss I would have freaked out and gave up too. But when it’s all said and down you can’t risk it with Randy Moss. He is pretty much like T.O., known as a cancer on the team that divides the locker room. Rex PLEASE keep your club clean, you have a great thing going. Re-sign Edwards and Holmes and keep that tandem working with Mark Sanchez and you’ll be fine.
Moss can fade into the background.. go fishing and play pickup games like this one.