Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Randy Moss accepts Jerry Jones' apology
By Tim MacMahon
IRVING, Texas -- Jerry Jones basically begged for forgiveness from Randy Moss last week.
"I apologize, I apologize, I apologize," Jerry said regarding his decision to not draft Moss in 1998.
Moss accepts, accepts, accepts ... to a certain extent.
"I always forgive, man, that’s in the Bible," Moss said during a conference call with the Valley Ranch media. "I always forgive, but I never forget.
"Mr. Jones, Jerry Jones, I still respect his organization, the accomplishments that he has made over the years, I don’t hold a grudge and I’m not bitter about the situation. This is my 13th year in the league and, like I said, I forgive him but I don’t forget."
Moss, who has been a Cowboys killer his entire career, admits that he's has a bigger chip on his shoulder when he plays Dallas than against other teams that passed on him in the draft. That's partially because the vibe he got during his pre-draft visit to Valley Ranch, which included a detour to Deion Sanders' house, was that the Cowboys wanted him. But it's nothing personal, at least not any more.
"He apologized and he didn’t have to, but since he did, I accept his apology," Moss said. "None heart taken and I still got love and respect for him and his organization but I'm going out to compete."