Santana Moss said he didn’t have to thing about how he’d fit into Jay Gruden’s offense before re-signing with the Redskins. When he was given the opportunity to come back, “it was no question … so I signed on.”
The Washington Redskins reached deals guard Shawn Lauvao and linebacker Adam Hayward and re-signed inside linebacker Perry Riley and receiver Santana Moss on Tuesday on a busy first day of NFL free agency.
The Redskins have reportedly had discussions with Santana Moss about sticking around awhile longer in Washington. To some, including Rich Tandler of Comcast SportsNet, it’s “surprising” the team would consider a new contract for a 34-year-old receiver.
Santana Moss didn’t waste any time, or spare any choice words, in summing up the Redskins’ 2013 season following their 20-6 season finale against the Giants.
While almost all of the focus at Redskins Park this month has been on whether coach Mike Shanahan will return for the fifth and final year of his contract, seven of the nine current players who preceded him in Washington could also be wearing burgundy and gold for the final time during Sunday’s game at the New York Giants.
For many football fans, Week 16 of the season is even bigger than the Super Bowl because it is their personal Super Bowl. It is the week with money on the line. Week 16 is the week fantasy football champions are crowned.
It’s been only one day since London Fletcher announced his probable retirement following the 2013 season, and already it’s time to think of the reality that Santana Moss’s tenure may be coming to a close in Washington as well.
Santana Moss told Lavar and Dukes he can’t be certain who’s leaking reports to the media, like the one about Mike Shanahan apparently wanting to quit in 2012, but he does know “it can’t be the players.”
Santana Moss suggested to Lavar and Dukes Tuesday that Robert Griffin III should brace himself better for the massive amounts of hits he’s been taking in games, and then questioned why the referees haven’t been protecting him more by throwing flags on opposing defenses.
Santana Moss hates hearing opposing team’s fans more at home, he told 106.7 The Fan’s Lavar & Dukes on Tuesday; something that he’s had to deal with since arriving in Washington in 2005, and he’s learned to accept.