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|"I don't care how old he is, he's a playmaker," Vernon Davis said of new 49ers teammate Randy Moss.|
"Moss still has the vertical speed. Ever since he’s been in the National Football League, it never looks like he’s running fast. He’s such a long strider. But once he gets up on you, it’s separation time. He always had the hands, he always had the want-to when he wants to go out there and play football.
"He hasn’t really said anything. He just goes out and plays football. You can see him in the weight room first thing in the morning, when no one else is here. I think he’s truly, truly motivated to go out and quiet a lot of critics.
"I think him being with [Michael] Crabtree and having an explosive group, with [Mario] Manningham and Vernon Davis, there are not going to be many people who can double cover and put a safety over the top because you have other weapons. Plus, you have a running game.
"So, I believe he’s going to see as much one-on-one coverage as he’s ever seen in his career. And I believe he’s going to be able to take advantage of it. He’s been doing it in practice. He’s a really good football player still and he’s always been a freak of nature. That’s why they call him, 'The Freak.' "