Was his role @NOS marginalised because of the sytem Payton uses ... or//
were NOS forced to marginalise him because of his lack of skill set?A:
We'll find out ...
For the sake of devils advocacy?
He might have moved for the opportunity of vastly expanded PT. If he moved for that over $$ then the move is a character "+" rather than a "-"
He mightve moved because NOS cant afford anyone right now thanks to Brees holding a cocked gun to the payroll
He mightve moved because with Colston, Graham & Sproles (bush before that) he knew hed be hoping for an injury
If he was poorly thought of around the league, why was he one of the very first free agents WRs to get visits and offers?
Hes been in the league 4yrs ... sometimes a move helps - often it doesnt - but it does happen
One things for sure, he's going to have no place to hide in or behind in 2012 as the WR#1 for Rivers.
Football Outsiders had Meachem ranked as the #21 Receiver in the NFL (adjusted for PT) and for a guy that is the 3rd or 4th option in an offense? Thats none too shabby and ahead of some illustrious peers.http://footballoutsiders.com/stats/wr
Im with Oar ... By all means buyer beware - Still so
much unknown with him & he was as much a victim of the saints success with their system as he was a benefactor.
But remember if anyone of you thought that Malcom Floyd was a good WW add, then Meachem is positively dreamy by comparison.