Moss, Vanderjagt should know better

There's no need to give opposing teams bulletin board material, according to Sean Salisbury.

Updated: January 14, 2005, 5:28 PM ET
By Sean Salisbury | ESPN Insider
It's time for players to just shut up and play. This week we've had two great players talk way too much instead of just playing the game. Randy Moss and Mike Vanderjagt should both focus on the tough games that are ahead of them rather than mouthing off.

Vanderjagt is a friend of mine, but he shouldn't be trying to awaken the defending World Champion Patriots with cheap bulletin-board material. Why try to wake a sleeping giant? These guys are the best players in the world and he's upset them. I'm just shocked at the lack of thought process behind that. You have to get to the point where your actions on the field speak for you.


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