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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss waves to the fans after his former team, the New England Patriots, defeated the Vikings 28-18 in an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Moss was waived by the Vikings Monday. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Updated: Vikings waive Randy Moss

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have waived receiver Randy Moss.

Linebacker Ben Leber says coach Brad Childress informed the team that Moss had been let go during a team meeting Monday afternoon.

The NFL Network first reported the Vikings waived Moss, but team officials have not confirmed the news.

Moss had one catch for 8 yards in a loss to the Patriots, In Sunday night's postgame news conference, he expressed admiration for the Patriots and criticized Vikings coaching.

Childress said earlier Monday that Moss was staying back in the Boston area after the game to spend time with family. Childress said he did not regret acquiring him "at the moment."

Childress did not mention the roster move during his news conference.

The Vikings acquired Moss from the Patriots a month ago for a third-round draft pick. He played in four games for the Vikings and had 13 catches for 174 yards and two touchdowns.

Report: Vikings have released Randy Moss

Randy Moss second tour with the Minnesota Vikings may be over. The NFL Network is reporting that the Vikings have waived Randy Moss.

The report posted this afternoon on NFL.com did not cite any more specifics.

NFL.com's Michael Lombardi posted on Twitter that Vikings coach Brad Childress told players in a team meeting that Moss had been waived after Moss did not accompany the team back to Minnesota after Sunday's loss at New England.

Moss, who the Vikings obtained from the Patriots in early October for a third-round pick in 2011, had only one catch for 8 yards on Sunday. Moss had 13 catches for 174 yards and three touchdowns since joining the Vikings.

Watch wctrib.com for more details to come.

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