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Randy Moss listed as starter by 49ers


Randy Moss has caught on with the 49ers. (David J. Phillip / AP)

Moss, 35, is attempting a comeback after a season away from the NFL and is listed as the starter opposite Michael Crabtree. Mario Manningham and Kyle Williams are listed as the backups for the 49ers’ 4:30 p.m. (EDT) opener against the Green Bay Packers.

Moss may have played for three teams in a dismal 2010 season, but he’s been a model citizen since signing with the Niners. He’s the oldest member of the offense but still knows how to get downfield and gain separation. The expectation is that he will stretch defenses the way he did in the past.

He caught three passes for 24 yards in the 49ers’ second preseason game.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

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