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THE HIGH-RISK SIX

July 24, 2006
July 24, 2006

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July 24, 2006

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THE HIGH-RISK SIX

They are the big stories and the great unknowns. Draft them if you dare--the rewards could be huge

RANDY MOSS
Hands Off

This is an article from the July 24, 2006 issue Original Layout

For five yearsMoss was that rare wide receiver who merited a high fantasy draft pick. But in2004 he had career lows for receptions (49), yards (767) and catches for 20yards or more (11), and last season he further struggled, with eight TDs and1,005 yards while enduring groin, pelvis and rib injuries and the erratic playof Raiders quarterbacks Kerry Collins and Marques Tuiasosopo. Will the29-year-old Moss return to vintage form this season? It's not likely,considering that the Raiders are counting on new QB Aaron Brooks, a model ofinconsistency during his six years in New Orleans, to right their 21st-rankedoffense.

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2005 Stats
GRec./GYds./G100-yd. GTDs
133.552.828

Bottom Line: Asolid No. 2 receiver who could emerge as an elite player in '06. Worth a shotin the middle rounds.

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