Connelly’s Top Ten: Celts play hard, Sox who cares, Crazy Brothers Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James pulls up his sleeve while facing the Boston Celtics in the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Another Hard-Fought Loss: Celtics Lose 103-95, Go Down 3-0 in Series After celebrating their 4th Super Bowl victory, it's back to work for the New England Patriots. (credit Getty Images) 2015 New England Patriots Schedule and Predictions Rick Porcello was taken deep twice on Sunday moving his total to 5 home runs allowed on the season. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Red Sox Weekly Round Up: Starting Pitchers Post League Worst ERA

Randy Moss to the Vikings?

Tom Brady and Randy Moss (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

According to FOXSports.com’s Jay Glazer, the Vikings are close to acquiring wide receiver Randy Moss from the Patriots in a shocking move.

Patriots sources said the deal is contingent on Moss signing a contract extension with the Vikings. All sides are working to hammer out the contract.

The Vikings have been searching for a star wide receiver to pair with QB Brett Favre. They failed to trade for Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, and with Sidney Rice out with injury, the team needs some help.

Moss, 33, is in the last year of a three-year deal he signed in 2007. He has repeatedly complained publicly that he does not have a new contract, and maybe was a little ticked when Tom Brady signed his extension before the season. Despite the fact that Bill Belichick and other Patriots publicly defended Moss, he may have angered the organization from within.

In the Patriots 41-14 win over the Dolphins, Moss had zero catches, including a drop in the endzone after Tom Brady attempted a fake spike near the end of the first half.

So far in 2010, Moss has nine catches for 139 yards and three touchdowns.

The Vikings and Patriots face each other in Week 8 on Halloween.

About KC Downey - @kc_downey

KC is the "head coach" of the Sports of Boston, LLC blog network. Follow him on Twitter: @kc_downey

Tags: , , ,

Discussion

No comments for “Randy Moss to the Vikings?”

Post a comment