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Randy Moss retires

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by TheGreat, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Ricksmith

    Ricksmith Contributing Member

    May 6, 2009
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    I hope he signs somewhere for the vet minimum rather than retire.
  2. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

    Jul 28, 2000
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    I think some contending team will bring him in towards the end of the season due to injuries.
  3. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

    Jul 28, 2000
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    Imagine if he had played with a good great quarterback his whole career and if was motivated the whole time. He would have gone down as the best ever. Second best ever isn't bad.

    NFL records

    Most touchdown receptions in a season – 23 (2007)
    Most touchdown receptions by a rookie in a season – 17 (1998)
    Most seasons with 17 or more touchdown receptions – 3 (1998, 2003, 2007)
    Most seasons with 16 or more touchdown receptions – 3 (1998, 2003, 2007)
    Most seasons with 11 or more touchdown receptions – 8 – tied with Jerry Rice
    Most seasons with 10 or more touchdown receptions – 9 – tied with Jerry Rice
    Most games in a season with at least 2 touchdown receptions – 8 (2007)
    Only player to have 1,600 receiving yards and 16 receiving touchdowns in a season (2003)
    Most yards receiving in a Pro Bowl game – 212 (2000)
    Most touchdowns scored in first 10 games with a new team – 16 (2007)
    Most 1,200+ yard receiving seasons to start a career – 6 (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
    Moss has averaged at least one receiving touchdown per game played in four different seasons: 1998 (17 TDs in 16 games), 2003 (17 in 16), 2004 (13 in 13), and 2007 (23 in 16)[81]
    At the end of the 2008 season, Moss averaged 12.3 receiving TDs per season
    Four 100+ yard games in his first four games with a new team in 2007
    Youngest player in NFL history to record his 100th receiving touchdown – (29 years and 235 days)
    Youngest player in NFL history to record his 120th receiving touchdown – (30 years, 313 days)
    Fastest player to reach 5,000 career receiving yards – 59 games (broke record of 61 games by Jerry Rice)
    Highest career yards per catch average for any player with 900+ receptions – 15.6 yards per reception
    Youngest player to have 3 touchdown receptions in a game (21 years, 286 days)

    [edit] Career highlights

    4-time All-Pro selection.[82]
    Is second on the Minnesota Vikings all-time receiving touchdown list with 92. Cris Carter holds the record with 110 receiving scores.
    Caught his 100th touchdown pass in 2006 against San Francisco (on a pass he caught with his legs), the seventh player to do so.
    Holds the record for most touchdowns in Minnesota Vikings playoff history with 8.
    10 1,000+ yard receiving seasons – 2nd all-time
    64 career 100 yard games – 2nd all-time; most recent November 15, 2009
    153 touchdown receptions – 2nd all-time
    73.6 receiving yards per game – 7th all-time
    154 total touchdowns scored – 4th all-time
    14,858 receiving yards – 6th all-time
    954 career receptions – 10th all-time
    Has completed 4 of 8 passes for 106 yards and 2 touchdowns, with 1 interception, giving him a 95.8 passer rating.
    Only player to catch 90+ touchdown passes, return a punt for a touchdown, and throw 2 touchdown passes.
    Has played on the two highest scoring teams (for a single season) in NFL history: 2007 Patriots (589 points) and the 1998 Vikings (556 points)
    Had a career-high 12 receptions for 204 yards against the Chicago Bears, at Soldier Field, on November 14, 1999 in a 27–24 overtime win.
    Holds the Vikings record for most 100 yard receiving games with 41.
    Has two touchdowns or more in 39 different games (including 3 in the postseason); most recent September 26, 2010
    Has two touchdown receptions or more in 37 different games – (2nd all-time)
    Has three touchdowns touchdown receptions or more in 9 different games – (2nd all-time): at Dallas (Nov. 26, 1998), a 46–36 victory; vs. Chicago (Dec. 6, 1998), a 48–22 victory; at Detroit (Oct. 1, 2000), a 31–24 victory; vs. New York Giants (November 19, 2001) a 28–16 victory; vs. San Francisco (Sep. 28, 2003), a 35–7 victory; at Buffalo (November 18, 2007), a 56–10 victory; at Miami (November 23, 2008), a 48–28 victory; vs. Tennessee (October 18, 2009), a 59–0 victory; vs. Jacksonville (December 27, 2009), a 35–7 victory.
    Caught a career high four touchdowns at Buffalo (all in the first half). (Nov. 18, 2007)
    Had an interception while playing defense in the last few seconds of the first half of the Patriots' game against the Denver Broncos on October 11, 2009.
    Has 4 career two-point conversions
    Youngest player in NFL history to record his 120th receiving touchdown. (30 years, 313 days)
  4. javal_lon

    javal_lon Member

    Sep 7, 2010
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    You forgot career highlights like "mooning the Green bay crowd"...........
  5. T.Mcgrady

    T.Mcgrady Member

    Feb 2, 2008
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    He's not done, he's in great shape. Someone will call him up.
  6. Kam

    Kam Contributing Member

    Jan 16, 2002
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    Pay him Rick. And then cut him at week 12.
  7. RoxSqaud

    RoxSqaud Member

    Feb 21, 2008
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    He can still play, I just don't think he really wants to.
  8. t_mac1

    t_mac1 Contributing Member

    Jan 10, 2008
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    2nd greatest WR of all time. Unfortunate those 2 years with the Raiders were wasted. He could have come closer to a lot of Rice's records.
  9. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    May 9, 1999
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    reverse brett favre
  10. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

    Jul 28, 2000
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    This was last season during his down year.
  11. iconoclastic

    iconoclastic Member

    Oct 10, 2007
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    WTF one of the greatest receivers of all time
  12. juicystream

    juicystream Contributing Member

    Apr 17, 2001
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    I don't know if there is a player that accomplished so much, but left us still wondering what could have been.
  13. A_3PO

    A_3PO Member

    Apr 29, 2006
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    He'll sign with someone during the season.
  14. Ziggy

    Ziggy QUEEN ANON

    Jun 11, 1999
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    Funny tweet - "Randy Moss announced he retired a year ago"

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