Who Will Emerge as a Legit Replacement for Robert Meachem in New Orleans?

June 20, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Robert Meachem is off to San Diego to replace Vincent Jackson as their primary receiver. That leaves a big hole on the other side of Marques Colston. And the inconsistent Devery Henderson just doesn't fill that void.
Meachem might not have lived up to his first-round status, but he was a more reliable option than Henderson and always came up with clutch plays. His big strip and score in that Redskins game in '09 will live on in Saints lore for generations to come.
Replacing Meachem means replacing about 40 catches, over 600 yards receiving and seven touchdowns a game. There are a couple of candidates on the current Saints roster, but there's already one in particular that has been compared to "Meach" (h/t Mike Triplett, The Times-Picayune).

Joe Morgan.
Morgan, an undrafted rookie free agent of a year ago, is coming off a "redshirt" rookie campaign after spending it on injured reserve with a knee injury. He is fully healthy this offseason and is showing that off ...

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