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|Randy Moss scored a TD in the 49ers' 2012 opener, his first game since retiring after the 2010 season.|
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LIL WAYNE: How has the league changed from when you first started?
RANDY MOSS: I think the players these days are taking the easy way out. They might have a bum ankle or the knees are feeling a little sore and they might not go out to practice or play. When I first got in the league, I never really knew what a concussion was. I just knew that sometimes you get hit and see stars. I'm a hit away from going on a stretcher; I mean, I'm not that big. But I want to be there for my team no matter what is ailing me.
WAYNE: In 2003 you had 1,632 yards with the Vikings, and in 2007 you had 23 TDs with the Pats. What was the best time of your career?
WAYNE: Why did you come out of retirement?
MOSS: When I retired, I cried like a baby in my garage, snotty nose and everything. I love the game so much. I've been penalized. I've been fined. I have some regrets in my career. But for those four hours on Sunday, you can be free and just let it all go. Retiring had nothing to do with football; it had to do with my family. I had to get some things right in my personal life. And once I got my family on the same page, to understand who I am and what I do for a living, I asked my oldest daughter, "What do you think about Daddy coming back?" And she said, "I didn't think you were done. I want you to win the Super Bowl."
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