Randy Moss: Five Other Ex-Patriots Who Might Have Wished They Never Left

October 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Monday night against the New York Jets, former New England Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss is hoping he'll be catching touchdown passes from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.
In a move that surprised most, Moss was traded earlier this week by New England along with a seventh-round draft choice in 2012 and sent to Minnesota in exchange for a third-round draft choice in the 2011 draft.
After months of speculation and rumors that Moss was unhappy and seeking a new contract, the Patriots made a bold move.
Head coach Bill Belichick decided to trade the future Hall of Fame wide receiver before the end of the season in order to receive compensation. Moss was due to hit the free-agent market should a contract not be reached by the end of the 2010 season.
There had been tons of speculation that Moss was unhappy with how often he was being thrown to and that New England had yet to offer him to a new long-term contract—one that appeared the New England...

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