Minnesota Vikings Release Randy Moss; Will The Seahawks Claim Him?

Randy Moss was waived by the Minnesota Vikings after a long, rambling interview following the Vikings loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Moss, interviewing himself in a surreal scene, talked about his love for Tom Brady and the Patriots moments after the loss, even telling reporters the Vikings weren't prepared for the game. Head coach Brad Childress had enough and released the talented wide receiver today.

For more on Moss' release, check out SB Nation's StoryStream.

Moss' release means another talented wide receiver is on the open market. The Seattle Seahawks are among the teams Moss' agent listed when asked where he was interested in ending up.

Various league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets and even the Patriots are among the teams possibly interested in claiming Moss.

It's a laundry list of names, but the Seahawks have been looking for a big-play wide receiver all year. We all remember the Vincent Jackson rumors that never went away. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune's Judd Zuglad is reporting the Seahawks and Dolphins are both taking a look at Moss and weighing whether it's worth it to put in a claim.

Keep in mind, his release doesn't mean teams get a free run at him. Moss will now go through waivers. Any team can put in a claim for him, but would have to take over his $6.4 million salary. Here's the rest of the waiver details:

How is the waiver wire order determined? Before Sept. 28, the waiver wire goes in the order of the NFL's worst team to best team based on last year's records. After Sept. 28, the waiver wire changes each week based on the current worst and best record in the NFL

The full waiver order can be found here. The Seahawks are low on the totem poll right now, but with the questions surrounding Moss, it's yet unknown how far he will fall. Between his unceremonious exit from New England and the turmoil surrounding him in Minnesota, Moss continues to look like damaged goods.

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