SANTA CLARA -- Randy Moss is "excited" and "ready for the challenge" as he officially launches his comeback Sunday. Where he'll do so isn't lost on him.
"Lambeau's a nice place to start it," Moss said after practice Wednesday.
Moss is projected to start for the 49ers when he emerges from a one-year hiatus to take on a familiar nemesis, the host Green Bay Packers.
"I've had success on that field, won and lost," said Moss, who has eight touchdown catches in eight Lambeau visits. "I just don't like people bringing up the old stuff. I try to have fun with the fans, try to have fun. But at the same time, I want to go out and compete."
Moss drew criticism for pretending to pull down his pants and moon the Lambeau crowd after one of two touchdown catches for the Minnesota Vikings in a January 2005 playoff win. His 13 regular-season touchdown catches are the most ever by a receiver against the Packers.
Is Moss ready for his comeback, after catching three passes for 24 yards in three exhibitions? "He's good, he's darn good," coach Jim Harbaugh said. "We feel great about him. He's on our team."
That, Moss said, was his humble goal: "It feels good to be back in the league. ... Man, I just wanted to make this team. I just wanted them to be able to count on me when called. That's what I'm going to continue to do all season."
Cornerback Carlos Rogers didn't need much convincing that Moss remains a threat, flashing back to Moss'
Harbaugh said his wife deserved a "gold medal for timing."
The couple's third child came 10 days early, and Harbaugh wasn't planning on skipping Sunday's game.
Said Harbaugh: "It's a sign of good luck to come, perhaps -- Jack Jr. being born on the fourth day of the ninth month of this year."
The newest Harbaugh is named after his grandfather, Jack, who coached football for 43 years.