Packer Central's Bill Huber is the latest to compare current Green Bay Packers recevier Christian Watson to Minnesota Vikings legend Randy Moss.
Last month, a big stir was created online when a Green Bay Packers fan claimed that Packers wide receiver Christian Watson has a higher ceiling than Minnesota Vikings pass-catcher, and reigning NFL Offensive Player of the Year Justin Jefferson.
Then this fan followed his original delusional claim with even more delusional thoughts that Watson's skill set is reminiscent of Vikings legend Randy Moss.
It's been a few weeks since these insane statements were made, so the feeling was that this chatter had come to an end. However, Packer Central's Bill Huber recently said, "Not so fast!" and re-ignited the delusional Watson comparison to Moss.
Green Bay Packers fans not doing Christian Watson any favors by comparing him to Minnesota Vikings legend Randy Moss
Huber recently shared some reasons for optimism about Green Bay heading into their training camp this summer. Watson being on the roster was one of the reasons Huber selected, and he offered an explanation why Packers fans should be excited about the young receiver.
"Christian Watson scored seven touchdowns during the second half of his rookie season. He’s got Randy Moss-like potential. Speaking of Moss, Watson joined him as the only rookie receivers in NFL history with eight touchdowns over a four-game span.
Regardless of experience, Watson joined Chase Claypool, All-Pro Tyreek Hill, and legendary Jerry Rice as the only receivers since the 1970 merger with 40-plus receptions, 600-plus receiving yards, seven-plus receiving touchdowns, and two-plus rushing touchdowns in a season."
Shouldn't Watson make a Pro Bowl roster first before people start comparing him to Moss? The Green Bay receiver didn't even eclipse 650 receiving yards in his rookie season.
Just because Watson is tall (6-foot-5) and fast (4.36 speed) doesn't mean he's comparable to Moss in any relevant way. There have been plenty of tall and fast wide receivers to play in the NFL, and none of them have come anywhere close to accomplishing what Moss was able to during his time in the league.
Packers fans should set the bar lower than a first-ballot Hall of Famer for Watson. Because even if he's able to surpass those comparisons, he still won't have the monumental impact that Moss had on the entire sport of football.