Randy Moss Traded to the Minnesota Vikings: How This Impacts the NFC North

October 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to sources in a story posted on ESPN.com this morning, Pro Bowl wide receiver Randy Moss has been traded by the New England Patriots to the Minnesota Vikings for a third-round pick.
So what does this mean to division rivals Chicago and Green Bay (sorry Detroit)?
Moss is exactly what the doctor ordered for the Vikes, the "doctor" in this case being Brett Favre.
For one, it will keep Favre interested (there had been idle chat about him quitting if things didn't improve), and more importantly it gives him a target he has confidence in.
Moss is the kind of receiver that can go deep or in the slot and can work on a slant pattern. In short, he is the perfect receiver for a gunslinger like Favre.
According to ESPN, "Randy Moss reportedly had a confrontation with coach [Bill] Belichick following the Dolphins game." But that doesn't mean he will be a bad clubhouse character with the Vikes, as he has kept his nose relatively clean lately, though he was disgrunt...

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