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Moss’s agent, Joel Segal, began telling reporters early Monday that the receiver was considering offers from several teams, but made the decision to retire.
"After weighing his options and contemplating offers, he's decided to retire," Segal told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Moss was a dangerous Fantasy Football weapon for most of his 12-year NFL career.
He caught 954 passes for 14,858 yards and 153 touchdowns in a career spent with Minnesota, Oakland, New England and Tennessee.
But the 34-year old superstar faded last season, pulling in 28 passes for fewer than 400 yards and just five touchdown catches while playing for three different teams, getting traded from the Patriots to the Vikings before he was cut and signed with the Titans.
The fade was rather surprising considering he's just four years removed from one of the most prolific seasons in NFL history that included 98 receptions for 1,493 yards and an NFL single-season record 23 touchdowns.
As for his place in history, Moss finishes his career ranked eighth all time in receptions, fifth in receiving yards and tied for second in receiving touchdowns.
And that's assuming he doesn't return.
As National Football Post staffer Matt Bowen pointed out this morning, players go down every August during camp and Segal could get some phone calls as the regular season approaches.
So is this the "true end" of his career?
Maybe not. But would anybody have really minded -- knowing what we know now -- if Moss had made this decision a year earlier? I'm hoping he doesn't drag it out any longer than he already has.