Rosenthal: Top 85 free agents
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We don't share King's optimism on that front.
Moss essentially was a non-factor for the 49ers down the stretch, even when his snaps picked up following season-ending injuries to Mario Manningham and Kyle Williams. No stranger to having his attitude and effort questioned, Moss drew sharp criticism for nonchalance on the biggest sports stage in the world.
As we see on an annual basis, there's no roster space for a declining wide receiver no longer effective enough to play regular offensive snaps. Fourth and fifth receivers must contribute on special teams.
Throw in Moss' need for a strong head coach willing to put his neck on the line for a potential headache, and it's easy to see that the decision on his football future is out of his hands.