Saturday, February 20, 2010
Moss thinks 2010 will be his last in N.E.
By Mike Reiss
Patriots receiver Randy Moss said Saturday night that he believes 2010 will be his final season with the Patriots.
Moss made his comments to reporters at the charity softball game of former Patriots fullback Heath Evans in Jupiter, Florida, and they were reported on site by Christopher L. Gasper of the Boston Globe.
"I don't think they are going to extend my contract here," Moss said, according to Gasper. "I understand the beast, the nature of it. I think that just with what I think and what I know, I don't think they're going to re-sign me back. So, after this season if there is not a lockout I'll be looking for a new team. I got a lot of respect for the Patriots and what they did for me and my family. So, the only thing I can do is just play this year out and see what my future holds after that. "
Moss was asked why he felt that was the case.
"It's the business of it, man," Moss said, according to Gasper. "You got to understand the business of football. There is not bad blood. There is no animosity on my side or their side. I think it's just the nature of the business of the NFL.
"You know the Patriots don't really pay, so when I got my second contract from them that was a blessing in disguise. I understand the business. I don't think they're going to re-sign me back. I'm not mad. I'm not bitter. It's just the way things are in this NFL, so like I said after this year I'll be looking for a new team. I think so."