Establishing the NFL's waiver priority

The pending departure of receiver Randy Moss from the Minnesota Vikings has naturally sparked speculation about where he might land next. All veterans must pass through NFL waivers after the trade deadline, and Moss is no different.

I can't see him landing with another NFC North team, but nothing would surprise me anymore. To that end, the chart below shows the NFL's current waiver priority. Any NFL team will have the opportunity to claim Moss when he is presumably waived Tuesday afternoon. If more than one team claims him, the one with the highest priority -- based on reverse order of current record -- will be awarded his rights.

Here you go: