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What has happened to Ted? He only has 24 Receptions on the season. Granted, he's never been a great Receiver, but it seems like this year the bottom has dropped out on him. These are #4 Receiver numbers. He's running at the #2 Receiver right now, and this is not good.

I know Father Time always wins out, but like this? I was really thinking LB or QB in the upcoming draft, but now - unless we sign one in Free-Agency - we need a WR. Tre'Quan is not developing, and Kirkwood is an unknown. We have some candidates on the Practice Squad, but there is a reason why they haven't been called up.

I just can't put my finger on our Offensive woes this year. Last year, during the 1st half of the season, we were blowing teams out. This year, not so much. Can this all be laid on Ginn's shoulders? What I'd love to see is Sean using Deonta Harris more in the offense. He has the same speed Ginn does, and better hands. We really need to try something.
 
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There’s gonna be some key plays this season (maybe even as soon as the SF game) where Ginn is going to come through big... and folks are going to be saying “thank goodness we have Ted Ginn!”
I agree. I’m not so mad at Ted Ginn b/c we had a few people drop balls that last game and the game prior out of the three balls thrown long to him only one was catchable. But I do agree he needs to catch balls and stop w/ the drops b/c he is needed.
 

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What did Willie Snead do wrong ?
That's what I was trying to figure out. Figured he was taking about Kenny Stills but got mixed up. Snead wasn't even a saints draft pick. I think he was a free agent from Cleveland but I could be wrong.
 

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I still don't understand why Lil Jordan Humphrey is still not being tried at the number two...
He may not have sizzling speed, but he is huge, tall, physical, catches everything you throw at him, even in traffic, and
gets huge YAC....maybe this week.....rolling my eyes....
 

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Yep, he's good enough that a team has always wanted him but not good enough that anyone will break the bank to keep him.

I was BIG detractor of the Ginn signing before 2017. But I have to admit, he pleasantly surprised me in 2017. Yeah, he had some of the stone-hands moments that made me a detractor in first place (a muffed punt, a bobble straight into Deion Jones' hands), but he had enough big plays that I thought it was worth the negatives.

Last year, he was hurt much of the year, but when he played, he produced for us. His deep ball catch late in the 4th in the NFCCG should've gone down in Saints' history as a huge moment.

This year, he mostly looks like he's over the hill. I hope he shows me something down the stretch or in the playoffs, though. All it takes is the right play at the right moment. Remember, Hartley was a pretty mediocre kicker for the entirety of his NFL career...except for the NFCCG and the Super Bowl (if he misses one of those long field goals and gives the Colts a short field, we probably lose). Porter was an average to slightly above average corner for his career, but he came up with 2 of the biggest plays in Saints history. I hope Ginn digs deep and has a moment like that for us later this year.
I was so wrong about Ginn. Need him to channel some Snead or Lance Moore for rest of the way
 

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Tre'Quan is developing. He's been injured, but in the time he has played he has produced when asked. He has 9 receptions on 13 targets. Eight of those receptions were for first downs and 2 of the nine receptions were for TDs. He has a 70% catch rate and he has shown to be tough as nails out there. I am almost 100% positive he had a pancake block against Atlanta and it might have been on a DE or LB. I'll have to rewatch the game to see that play again.

Kirkwood is known. In his time last season he did exactly what he did in college. He's a big play guy, catches a lot of passes that are 20 yards or more and catches TDs at about a 15% rate. That is exactly what he did in college and it carried over to his playing time last year.
I am finally re-watching the game and at 12:00 left in the 1st quarter right after Taysom caught the 1st down on the next play, Kamara's run to the right down to the goal line is where Tre'Quan stonewalls and pancakes #98 Tak McKinley who is a 6'2" 265lb DE. They even replayed it and Rodney Harrison highlighted it and called out the effort of Smith. He didn't say who it was against, but it was Tak McKinley.
 
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What has happened to Ted? He only has 24 Receptions on the season. Granted, he's never been a great Receiver, but it seems like this year the bottom has dropped out on him. These are #4 Receiver numbers. He's running at the #2 Receiver right now, and this is not good.

I know Father Time always wins out, but like this? I was really thinking LB or QB in the upcoming draft, but now - unless we sign one in Free-Agency - we need a WR. Tre'Quan is not developing, and Kirkwood is an unknown. We have some candidates on the Practice Squad, but there is a reason why they haven't been called up.

I just can't put my finger on our Offensive woes this year. Last year, during the 1st half of the season, we were blowing teams out. This year, not so much. Can this all be laid on Ginn's shoulders? What I'd love to see is Sean using Deonta Harris more in the offense. He has the same speed Ginn does, and better hands. We really need to try something.

People are so easy to forget how clutch he is. Dont forget if not for the no call in NFC championship game Ginn's reception for almost 40 yards I think is what set us up for the win. I admit he is not always reliable but he has been clutch when needed.
 

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