Randy Moss Wants to Return to the Patriots


After getting traded to the Minnesota Vikings early last season and then getting cut and picked by the Tennessee Titans, Randy Moss had a tough and unproductive season. Even worse for the once-dynamic wide receiver, he did not receive any satisfactory offers during the offseason and decided to retire in July. Though his papers have been filed, Moss can un-retire anytime he wants, provided he gets an offer from a team. It doesn’t appear that Randy Moss will come out of retirement for any team this season, unless that team is the New England Patriots.

According to Chip Fontanazza of the West Virginia Metro News, Randy Moss has been staying and shape and would welcome a return to the NFL, if that return included playing for the New England Patriots. According to an unnamed source, Moss regrets leaving New England and would only return to play for the Patriots. The question is, “Would the Patriots welcome back Randy Moss?” The answer is probably not. He did not leave under the best circumstances, considering he was unhappy with his contract and his words likely forced his way out of town. However, it does bring up an interesting thought. Chad Ochocinco has seemed to struggle picking up the offense, and it’s unclear what impact he will have on the team. What if Ochocinco falters? What if the passing attack is ineffective four or five weeks into the season? Does Moss get a phone call from Bill Belichick?

It’s an interesting debate and one that could play out as the season progresses. What are your thoughts, having seen the team in four preseason games? Vote in the poll below.

Would you like Randy Moss to return to New England?

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  • redcore

    I’m on the bubble. I hate to see his career end this way and appreciate what he did in NE, but I didn’t like how he didn’t work hard when the defense was tough going like a Calvin Johnson or a Larry Fitzgerald would. I think if they signed him, I would feel good about it. At the same time if they don’t, I can understand that too.

  • redcore

    I’m on the bubble. I hate to see his career end this way and appreciate what he did in NE, but I didn’t like how he didn’t work hard when the defense was tough going like a Calvin Johnson or a Larry Fitzgerald would. I think if they signed him, I would feel good about it. At the same time if they don’t, I can understand that too.

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  • stupidlogins

    Come on.. hes a good receiver and can occupy acouple of people on the other teams D. Plus… remember the “randy” “randy” chant during a game with the infamous randy mask fan.? the whole stadium was laught in sync with randy on the jumbotron and chanting his name.. im glad he had that moment.. pretty special

  • stupidlogins

    Come on.. hes a good receiver and can occupy acouple of people on the other teams D. Plus… remember the “randy” “randy” chant during a game with the infamous randy mask fan.? the whole stadium was laught in sync with randy on the jumbotron and chanting his name.. im glad he had that moment.. pretty special

  • stupidlogins

    in regards to backing down when the D was tough….the play may have been to another receiver therefore appearing apathetic.. we never know that kind of view point just saying

  • stupidlogins

    in regards to backing down when the D was tough….the play may have been to another receiver therefore appearing apathetic.. we never know that kind of view point just saying

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    I would welcome Moss back, but I would hope that Brady wouldn’t feel the pressure to force the ball to him which we could definitely see last season before he was traded.

  • http://musketfire.com/ musketfire

    I would welcome Moss back, but I would hope that Brady wouldn’t feel the pressure to force the ball to him which we could definitely see last season before he was traded.

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