It isn't easy replacing dominance

Pompei, Dan
September 2005
Sporting News;9/23/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 38, p52
The article presents information on the importance of football player Randy Moss in the team Minnesota Vikings. An NFC defensive coordinator says that when Randy Moss was with the Vikings, the entire game plan was dictated by coverage, everything had to be built around having deep safety help and rolling coverage toward Moss. Moss missed three games and barely played in two others last season. With him, the Vikings averaged 13.3 yards per completion. Over his career, Moss has averaged 15.9 yards per reception.


Related Articles

  • WHAT WE SAW ON FILM THIS WEEK.  // Sporting News;9/22/2003, Vol. 227 Issue 38, p46 

    The embarrassments of 2002 might have forced Minnesota Vikings football player Randy Moss to mature, or maybe he's ready to take his game to the next level. Whatever the reason, Moss looks better now than he did earlier. Vikings coaches say Moss fully committed himself to football during the...

  • How Good Can Randy Moss Be? Silver, Michael // Sports Illustrated; 

    Profiles football player Randy Moss of the Minnesota Vikings. Criticisms against Moss; Effect of Moss' behavior on the team; Views of Moss on football.

  • If ratio rules, teams will gather no Moss. Pompei, Dan // Sporting News;8/26/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 34, p50 

    Reports the career of Minnesota Vikings football player Randy Moss in the U.S. Design of 'The Randy Rules' principle of Moss; Approach of the Vikings on a devised plan to offset The Randy Rules; Plan of throwing forty percent of passes to Moss. INSET: SPEED READS.

  • As great as he wants to be. Attner, Paul // Sporting News;11/16/98, Vol. 222 Issue 46, p14 

    Profiles Minnesota Vikings football player Randy Moss. How the Vikings use Moss; Comments from Hubbard Alexander, receivers coach of the Vikings; Relationship with teammate Cris Carter.

  • Vikes' O-line has earned praise. Banks, Don // Sporting News;12/28/98, Vol. 222 Issue 52, p46 

    Focuses on the success of the offensive line of the Minnesota Vikings football team in the 1998 season. Players credited for the offensive success; Assessment of each of the offensive player.

  • Catching a falling star. Banks, Don // Sporting News;05/25/98, Vol. 222 Issue 21, p50 

    Examines how the possible drafting of Randy Moss by the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League will affect the team performance. Game performance of Randy Moss; Concerns regarding his attitude; Strength of Viking's team offense line. INSET: A grip on Johnson.

  • No Rush to Invest In a Bad Act. P. K. // Sports Illustrated;3/7/2005, Vol. 102 Issue 10, p41 

    The article discusses the difficulty faced by the Minnesota Vikings in trying to trade controversial wide receiver, Randy Moss. One by one over the past month, potential partners in a trade with the Minnesota Vikings for wideout Randy Moss turned their backs to the opportunity. In the end there...

  • MOSS SPROUTS NEW ROOTS. Song, Sora // Time;3/7/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 10, p89 

    Reports on the trade of Randy Moss from the Minnesota Vikings to the Oakland Raiders. Minnesota who gets linebacker Napoleon Harris plus two draft picks in exchange for the deal; Fans and teammates who had grown weary of the wide receiver's pranks.

  • 5 IN YOUR FACE. Hurtt, Rob // Sporting News;10/7/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 40, p67 

    The article presents information related to football. It's a good thing the team Minnesota Vikings got rid of Randy Moss. He really was dragging down the team. The team Denver Broncos' early backfield troubles have left Mike Shanahan desperate.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics