My colleague Tom Sorensen suggests that the Carolina Panthers pick up the newly available Randy Moss off waivers, since Minnesota just decided (again) Moss wasn't worth the trouble after trading to get him (again) several weeks ago.
I totally disagree. I think Moss would be little help to this Carolina team. I think he would disrupt the development of Carolina's young wide receivers, would run after the ball only when he wanted to and would end up imploding here.
I'm certainly all for spending some of tight-fisted Jerry Richardson's money, but this isn't the way I'd do it. These Panthers are too far gone. Moss wouldn't save them. A signing like that would give Tom and I something to write about, yes, but that's about all. Moss is mostly washed up, and he's a bad influence in a locker room, and that's not something the Panthers should be going after right now.
If you want to chat about this or anything else, incidentally, and you happen to read this blog post soon, I'm going to be chatting live with readers online at CharlotteObserver.com from noon to 1 p.m. today (Tuesday).
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