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Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
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Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical

Hopefully meachem can return to meachem form. Stills is not a vertical guy, we miss Morgan's talent bad.


We must get ball to graham more too


Mouth
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Member since Jan 2008
14721 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
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Stills is not a vertical guy


Humbra? He looks pretty damn vertical to me.


Slapouttiger
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alabama
Member since Jun 2011
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re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
He can't be too fast. Drew will under throw him


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Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91370 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
He's not a burner, he's our only option now but he's not pulling away from DBs by speed. He's an upgrade to Moore speed wise


Brettesaurus Rex
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Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2009
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re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
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Stills is not a vertical guy

I disagree. I think he can be, but no ones biting on playaction off of a nonexistent run game.


goatmilker
LSU Fan
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Member since Feb 2009
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re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
Yea.
It was a TD to Stills that drew under threw.
Stills also was open on another that Brees missed him on.
Also Babs was in Brees face all game and the birds knew to bring the pressure up the middle which I thought they did very well.

I'll wait 1-2 more games before putting out the call for a deep threat.


Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91370 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
This isn't a knock on stills cause I love the kid, he just doesn't haven't gain speed, doesn't mean he won't be productive in our O though.


Neauxla
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2008
30648 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
We don't know if he has the speed b/c the 2 times he tried, Drew underthrew him.


s-man
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Benton
Member since Jan 2005
739 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
You think Meach is faster at this point?


SuperSoakher
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Jun 2012
3096 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
Ingram can do it


Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91370 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
No idea bout meachem, just hoping. I think he was signed to TRY to be vertical threat. Stills speed isn't enough to keep that extra safety honest


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goatmilker
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Member since Feb 2009
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re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
I don't know his speed yet either. Its one game and drew under threw him. Which would lead some to say he has too much

One game. I'm not saying yea or nay yet...but why are you Chad?


Kcrad
LSU Fan
Slidell
Member since Nov 2010
14479 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
It looks like Stills doesn't have that extra gear, but we'll see. It's only week 1.

As for Drew, he has never had a rocket for an arm. He just needs a little more timing and protection for those long throws.


Chad504boy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Greenbriar WV
Member since Feb 2005
91370 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
We'll see, he does have a better 40 time than what I thought


lsutigers1992
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Mar 2006
14070 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
Nobody is asking why we don't trade Mark Ingram for Mike Wallace?


Melvin
New Orleans Saints Fan
Covington
Member since Apr 2011
14631 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
Stills had his guy beat (not by much, granted) on both deep throws and if Drew would have put it out there a little more he would have had it IMO


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htran90
New Orleans Saints Fan
belle chasse
Member since Dec 2012
8975 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
what I'm thinking:

1. stills needs to develop that last gear that most receivers get with due time and conditioning (you can tell that dude was worn out)

2. stills and brees aren't in sync yet and stills is faster than brees anticipates which leads to underthrown passes.

2 is something I hope is true and not that brees is losing arm strength


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Kcrad
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Slidell
Member since Nov 2010
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re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
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Nobody is asking why we don't trade Mark Ingram for Mike Wallace?



How do you get that from what I posted?


LSUFreek
LSU Fan
Greater New Orleans
Member since Jan 2007
8177 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
Drew threw 4 deep passes to Stills.

3 were under-thrown when Stills had a step on his defender.

1 was caught.

I think Brees needs to place the deep ball more accurately than than it is necessary to replace Stills as a deep threat.


BRgetthenet
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76952 posts

re: Our offense still needs the guy that can stretch field vertical
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Brees needs to place the deep ball more accurately than than it is necessary to replace Stills as a deep threat


This is the correct answer.


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