Randy Moss poses challenge for Pats

Young New England cornerbacks face tough task against former teammate Sunday

Updated: October 28, 2010, 4:31 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has said it more than once: Randy Moss is the smartest receiver he's ever been around, which naturally puts him in an elite class.

"That's what makes Tom Brady, Tom Brady. It makes Randy Moss, Randy Moss and it made Lawrence Taylor, Lawrence Taylor," Belichick said on Nov. 6, 2009. "Those guys just have that sixth, seventh sense."

Belichick's respect for Moss' football intelligence is topical to revisit this week ...

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