York: Moss decision 'up to Jim and Trent'

York: Moss decision 'up to Jim and Trent'
March 12, 2012, 6:35 pm
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UPDATE: Matt Maiocco reports that Randy Moss' workout began at 11:30am PT and lasted 15 minutes; Moss and team reps are now talking within the 49ers' building.

SANTA CLARA -- Randy Moss?Jed York, 49ers CEO, said that decision is up to coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke.Peyton Manning?That's a call that also belonged to Harbaugh and Baalke, York said Monday morning.Moss, the veteran receiver who sat out last season in retirement, returned to the 49ers practice facility after undergoing a physical at Stanford. He workout was slated to begin at 11:30 a.m., where Jim Harbaugh is slated to throw him passes.

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"Jim and Trent want to see if he can play," York said. "We need to add somebody who can stretch the field and it's up to those guys to see if he's a fit."Apparently, the 49ers determined Manning is not a fit."It's up to Jim and Trent," York said. "Whatever they want to do, I'm completely behind. And we'll make sure we do the right things for this team and continue to get better."The football people are here for a reason. If they're the ones who are going to be in charge of everything and be responsible, I have to make sure I listen to them, and I'll support them in whatever they need."RELATED: Jed York addresses Alex Smith's contract status
With free agency slated to start Tuesday, York said the team will likely take the same methodical approach as a year ago."I think it's going to be: Who fits us? What are we looking for? What do we need? I have full confidence in Jim and Trent to go out and get that done."We want to build through the draft and supplement through free agency. We had a good run last year and we need to get better."York said he knew of no imminent signings among the 49ers scheduled free agents.