Posted by Andy Benoit
On Friday afternoon I received an instant message from my blogging partner Will Brinson. In the message was a link to a Clay Travis of FanHouse article that had audio of what sounded like Randy Moss calling a Nashville radio station and ripping Jeff Fisher.
Upon clicking the link and listening to the voice, it was immediately clear that the topic of any post regarding this subject would be not about what Moss said, but rather, about whether the caller was actually Moss. The caller identified himself as “Woody”; the radio show host, Blaine Bishop (a former Titan) was the one who, after hearing the voice, claimed it was actually Moss.
You can listen here for yourself.
Instead of starting a rumor, I decided it would be most effective and unique to give readers a peak behind our curtain by copying and pasting my ensuing chat with Will:
that's not moss in the interview
you don't think so?
no. absolutely not.
how are you so confident? (just legitimately curious)
that would be 100 percent against moss's nature. it would have never been done before in sports media history. there's nothing for moss to gain by doing that. and the voice did not match moss's voice well enough. the delivery is similar but not enough bass. and also the voice said "oh" after the radio host responded to him. moss asks rhetorical questions but he does not respond to responses. he wouldn't say "oh" based off another guy's point. he'd just say what he wasnted to say and continue, he doesn't offer feedback to people when they talk to him (at least he doesn't nod in press conference questions or anything like that).
hmmmm. very good point
you should debunk it in the post (and actually, that's an awesome point)
ok i will (was just thinking that myself)
woah. you're right. the "Oh, okay" isn't Moss
Are we wrong here? Is there anyone who can argue that the voice in the audio is indeed Moss?
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