Minnesota Vikings: Randy Moss to the Vikings, Is the Third Time the Charm?

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Minnesota Vikings: Randy Moss to the Vikings, Is the Third Time the Charm?

Randy Moss has played for four different teams in his 13-year career—and three of them were in 2010.

The often controversial Moss finds himself on the free agent market for the 2011 season. No doubt there will be plenty of teams willing to take a chance on the 34-year-old Moss. According to WalterFootball.com, Moss is ranked the 20th-best free agent wide receiver—not very impressive for the four-time First-Team All-Pro.

There's no doubt that Moss has talent, but his attitude has often been questioned. After being accused of taking plays off, he was quoted in 2001 saying, "When I want to play, I'll play."

Even before he joined the NFL, Moss had troubles dogging him. Because of concerns for his off the field issues, he fell to the 21st pick of the first round of the 1998 NFL draft, passed over by 19 teams until the Minnesota Vikings selected him.

Moss, the 1998 NFL AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, must have thought this game was easy after leading the 15-1 Vikings in receiving yards and touchdowns. In his first three years, the Vikings made the playoffs. 

His downfall in Minnesota correlates with the team's record. As the Vikings faltered, and the coach that drafted him was run out of town, Moss' issues came to the forefront. Following the 2004 season, the Vikings traded Moss to the Oakland Raiders.  

Currently tied with Terrell Owens, Moss is the active leader in touchdown receptions with 153 and has led the league five times over his career.

The one thing that has eluded Moss has been that Super Bowl Championship. His teams have gone to the playoffs in six of his 13 seasons. His best chance came in 2007, his first year with the New England Patriots when they finished the regular season 16-0 and were defeated in Super Bowl XLII by the New York Giants.

So where will Moss end up in 2011?

Here's an assessment of 10 potential suitors for Randy Moss.

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