For those who's been under a rock the past couple of days, Randy Moss (ironic last name given the previous statement about a rock) has been released by the Vikings after just 4 games.
It's a bit of a shock to everyone around the league.
Well, maybe not Brad Childress.
So now it's only a matter of time before Moss gets signed by some team desperate at receiver and willing to put up with his contract (and mouth).
But hey if TO can get signed, then surely Moss can get signed right?
So should Arizona pull the trigger?
I'll let you decide- by giving you five reasons for and against the Cards acquiring Moss.
This is the most simple reason for the Cardinals against acquiring Moss: they already have enough receivers.
Larry Fitzgerald and Steve Breaston are two very good receivers, and Early Doucet is up and coming.
So to put it simply, there just wouldn't be enough Derek Anderson passes to go around.
The Cardinals have in one season gone from one of the most potent offenses in the league to one of the least.
Granted, much of that falls on the quarterback position, so maybe getting Moss won't help.
But can it really hurt to take some pressure off Fitz and Breaston?
At least Minnesota had Brett Favre.
Heck they had Tavaris Jackson.
And they had a run game. It made perfect sense for Moss to be there.
The other time that Moss went to a place with a bad QB? Oakland.
He didn't stay there long.
One thing the Cardinals desperately need to do is stretch the field.
It's difficult to do that when your QBs can't complete anything beyond 20 yards.
But Moss just being there would help that issue, and if Anderson can somehow put one up near Moss, the theory is he could come down with it.
Moss has had some major locker room issues in his many years as a pro.
It may be why he was let go from teams twice this season.
Of course, Arizona's staff won't put up with anything like that, but still, with all the confusion in the desert, it may not be best to sign a problem child like Moss.
Wouldn't it be just plain ironic that the first team Moss played against was the team that let him go this week?
That would be one heck of a story.
Let's be honest here: Randy isn't a spring chicken.
On a team that may be building for the future at this point (especially if they can't figure out something at QB), it may not be best to sign a player who may be past him prime.
The NFC West is there for the taking right now, and the Cardinals seem to be letting it slip between their fingers.
Maybe the signing of Moss would let everyone know that Arizona is serious when it comes to winning the division.
I mean, they took an old guy and made him shine before in Kurt Warner. Why not Moss?
If the Cardinals really wanted a guy to go alongside of Larry Fitzgerald, they should've made a bigger effort to go after Anquan Boldin.
So adding a player at Moss's price doesn't seem to make much sense at this point.
Arizona needs something to jolt the offense, and the team really, back to its winning ways.
Moss may be the guy that does it.
And while Arizona may need a QB more, a great WR certainly couldn't hurt.