Randy Moss stood behind a podium at the Minnesota Vikings’ Winter Park practice facility on June 14, 2017, after being elected to the team’s Ring of Honor, and did something he was reluctant to do during his career: He helped shape the narrative around him. After making a statement, Moss opened up questions to reporters, including Sid Hartman, a longtime Minneapolis Star-Tribune columnist who had published the quote that hounded Moss — branding him a “diva” and a “distraction” — since it was put into the universe in 2001: “I play when I want to play. Do I play up to my top performance, my ability every time? Maybe not. I just keep doing what I do and that is playing football. When I make my mind up, I am going out there to tear somebody’s head off. When I go out there and play football, man, it’s not anybody telling me to play or how I should play. I play when I want to play.” Hartman, of course, asked Moss to revisit that moment. “As you mature, you grow, and I think I should have spoke about what I really meant,” Moss replied. “To some it might have been… Read full this story
- LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss to sign with Redskins as UDFA after going undrafted
- Preseason Top 25: No. 8 LSU faces steep uphill battle in attempt to repeat as national champions
- Top 12 Super Bowl runners-up ranked, from the 18-1 Patriots to the first AFL representative
No one ever got it right with Randy Moss have 243 words, post on www.sbnation.com at August 2, 2018. This is cached page on ReZone. If you want remove this page, please contact us.