Randy Moss deal is a win-now move

If Moss still has top-end vertical speed, he can be very effective for 49ers

Originally Published: March 12, 2012
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.
Randy MossAP Photo/Jim MoneAfter a year out of the league, Randy Moss is being given another shot in San Francisco.

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The 49ers have signed Randy Moss to a one-year deal. Overall, I can't fault the move, as San Francisco was privy to being able to work Moss out -- so I have to take the Niners' word on it in terms of how he looked. The key for Moss is very simple: speed. If Moss still has high-end speed and can run past defensive backs, he will be very effective. If he can't, he is useless.