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Patriots Played Chicken And They Lost

Randy Moss for the Vikings

The New England Patriots gambled by not extending Randy Moss' contract he'd have incentive to be more productive this season. Perhaps that's true, but it will be for someone else now. New England's gamble didn't pay off, but will it for Minnesota who has yet to sign No. 84 to a new deal?

For the fourth time in his NFL tenure, Randy Moss began his stretch with a new team on Monday night by averaging over 20 yards per reception and by scoring a touchdown. And while the loss to the New York Jets may have demonstrated that Moss isn't an instant cure-all for the ills that plague the Minnesota offense, the game proved that, at age 33, the 13th-year veteran remains a force... Recommended Stories

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