Vikings to Reduce Workload for Randy Moss
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings coaches hope reducing Randy Moss' workload will help the receiver regain his All-Pro form, beginning Sunday against Seattle.
Moss, who played a token role in two games and missed three others after suffering a partial tear in his right hamstring Oct. 17, has just eight receptions for 71 yards and a touchdown in two games since returning to the lineup.
The seventh-year veteran has battled back problems - likely due to inactivity - and stiffness in his injured leg, but only sat out a handful of snaps each of the last two weeks.
Vikings coach Mike Tice said he wants to use Moss on fewer than 50 plays on Sunday.
"It'll be hard to do with him, but I talked to him about it for two days, and hopefully we can come up with some type of plan to keep his plays under 50, just so he's got more juice when we call upon him," Tice said.
Tice, who said Wednesday that Moss was "90-something percent" healthy, said Moss hadn't suffered a setback in his recovery.
Moss has 34 catches for 465 yards and nine touchdowns in nine games this season.
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