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  1. JDP111

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    The acquisition of Randy Moss seems like karma has come full circle for the Patriots. The acquisition of Randy Moss is the Irving Fryar situation reversed. . . .just FFT.
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    I'm not following. Could you explain that further?
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    When the Patriots let Irving Fryar walk away (or did they trade him?), he was considered to be a "problem" with a "bad attitude." He turned into a model citizen and a teriffic WR in Miami. These are sort of the same stigmas attached to Randy Moss' name and reputation; however, Randy Moss is a better player in the grand-scheme of things. . . .I'm just really trying to think of anything other than doing my homework right now! I do think it's an interesting comparison/story-line.
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    To take your analogy further, the Patriots were not the best franchise at the time (like Oakland now) and Miami was considered one of the best (as NE is now).
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    #95 Jersey

    To me the irony is the trade with San Francisco to free up the pick. The Pats got that pick (#110) in a trade with SF giving up #28 for their #1 next year and the 4th rounder this year.
    I recall the last time the Pats traded with SF involving a first rounder. The Pats gave up #16 and the 49ers selected..........Jerry Rice. Hopefully in the next one or two years the Pats will get as much production as the 49ers got out of Rice.........
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    Not sure what FFT is, but I was thinking the exact same thing about Friar. Of course, Moss didn't cut his fingers when slicing vegetables...

    Winning makes a lot of difference. I suspect a lot of Moss's petulance will go away when he walks off the field in victory over and over, and even when the Pats lose, he will see a different locker room reaction than he has been seeing in Oakland. When a team loses more games than it wins, there is little angst after each loss, no sense of "how the hell did we lose that game?"

    I can't believe I'm becoming a Moss booster :eek:
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    Food For Thought...something to chew over and digest......

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