Will Moss gather NFL interest?
Randy Moss wants back into the NFL, but Steve Wyche writes that while there could be some takers for his services, there won't be many. More ...
"I thought the world of him over the six or eight weeks that I think we had him," Fisher told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "I thought he was a terrific teammate and he did a great job in our locker room."
That's high praise considering the tumultuous season Moss -- a player who former teammate Cris Carter said has too much "quit in him" -- had in 2010. Moss began his fourth season with the New England Patriots by saying he didn't feel wanted, and was abruptly traded to the Minnesota Vikings after Week 4. His return to Minnesota lasted less than four weeks, as Moss was released after criticizing then head coach Brad Childress as well as his teammates.
That led to eight weeks -- including four starts -- in Tennessee, an experience Moss once described as uneventful. Moss unceremoniously retired in August when teams didn't come calling.
"I texted him and said I was real proud of him, because there's only a few of them over the years that can walk way on their own terms," Fisher recalled. "He had a great career."
No one knows what Moss really has left, but given Fisher's glowing account, the Rams could be a potential fit given the expected free-agent status of Brandon Lloyd and a lack of weapons around quarterback Sam Bradford. Fisher didn't shoot the idea down, but was non-committal about Moss as a fit for the Rams.
"At this point, it's too early to say," Fisher replied.