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Randy Moss 'would consider' a return if Peyton calls

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Randy Moss hasn't caught a pass since Super Bowl XLVII, but the retired wide receiver hasn't entirely closed the door on playing again.

Before telling ESPN this week that hanging up the cleats had "nothing to do with my physical ability," the 37-year-old Moss told The Peter Schrager Podcast that he might suit up again for a chance to play with Peyton Manning and the high-flying Denver Broncos.

"I'm gonna tell you this, for me to come out of retirement for a player such as Peyton Manning, I would consider that," Moss said. "I really would consider it. I'm still in great shape, I can still run. ... I'm not the most old, but just by looking at the things I see on Sundays, I can still go out there and catch some passes and catch some touchdowns."

Teams haven't forgotten about the four-time All-Pro. Moss confirmed a report from Jay Glazer -- his colleague at Fox Sports -- that the Seahawks reached out to the wideout after shopping Percy Harvin to the Jets, per The Denver Post. Moss declined Seattle's offer but emphasized this week that he still has the goods to help the right team.

"The one thing that people don't understand, guys, is one day I will hopefully get to tell my story of why I retired from the game of football," Moss told ESPN's Pardon the Interruption on Tuesday. "It had nothing to do with the money, it had nothing to do with my physical ability. There were some things going on in my family life, going on with my children that I had to walk away from the game and be there for them as their father and as their protector.

Said Moss: "I'm loving what I'm doing here at Fox, don't get it wrong, but for me to be able to come back to the game for a guy like Tom Brady or Peyton Manning, guys, I might consider something like that."

The ball, Mr. Manning, is in your court.

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