Nothing But Positive News About Moss

Word out of San Francisco remains positive on the return former Patriots WR Randy Moss. According to his new QB, Moss is "easy to throw to."

So far, nothing but rave reviews for Moss

   Randy Moss' slow descendent into his brief retirement began after the Patriots' opening-day win over the Bengals in 2010. That's when Moss declared that he wasn't appreciated in New England; he also said there were people who didn't want him to succeed there.

   Shortly afterward, Moss was traded to the Vikings where he fizzled. After that was his short stay in Tennessee and then his decision to quit football all together.
   Given that history, it's not surprising that 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh praises Moss at every opportunity; Harbaugh wants his big future Hall of Famer to feel loved. That's why anything that Harbaugh says about how well Moss is fitting in should be put in perspective.

   However, other players don't have to flatter Moss, and most of them are just as glowing about him as Harbaugh.

   Not only that, Moss dominated team drills recently. Quarterback Alex Smith found him at least six times in a 20-minute team session.

   "The physical skills, I think everybody knows. I don't have to talk about that," Smith said. "But the thing you appreciate a lot, this guy's a true pro. He's played a lot of football. (He is) incredibly smart, incredibly smart out there. I mean, seeing the defense, knowing what he's doing, and (he has the) tools to beat whatever he's facing. It's nice."

   Moss is not only helping Smith on the field, he's helping him off of it as well. "Just talking to him about different things, I'm even picking up stuff," Smith said.

   It makes one believe that Moss could make a big impact with the 49ers this year, and might even lead the team in receptions.

   "He's easy to throw to," Smith said. "You know, a guy that big and catches everything. Yeah, he's easy to throw to, makes you look good."

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