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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by jnormand My question is wth happened to Josh Hill? I totally thought he was gonna be a beast this year. I thought so to. He didn't step up....

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Old 12-25-2015, 07:27 PM   #11
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Re: Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead Nearing 1000 yards

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My question is wth happened to Josh Hill? I totally thought he was gonna be a beast this year.
I thought so to. He didn't step up.
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Old 12-26-2015, 12:47 AM   #12
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Cooks has fantastic hands

He needs a number one receiver to draw the defenses number 1
Then Cooks would blow the roof off
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Cooks has fantastic hands

He needs a number one receiver to draw the defenses number 1
Then Cooks would blow the roof off
Agreed, an AJ green type player would work wonders for someone like Cooks.
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Better O Line would result in better receiver play. Give Brees time and watch him be himself ; torchin any secondary.

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Re: Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead Nearing 1000 yards

I was excited about Coleman coming into the season. Not so much right now. We'll see how much playing time he gets in the next two games. Still, WR is not high on my list of priorities.
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Old 12-26-2015, 06:29 PM   #16
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I agree that the O Line getting better isn't guaranteed. Even so, Brees only needs a decent line to give his receivers a chance to make a play since ,as you know, him moving around the pocket is something many QBs wish they could emulate.

Brees doesn't need a dominant #1 receiver. HE never has. It would be nice and all but the fact is: give him a Line, get out the way and watch him work.

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Re: Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead Nearing 1000 yards

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Better O Line would result in better receiver play. Give Brees time and watch him be himself ; torchin any secondary.

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Bingo! I still don't understand why this has to keep being mentioned. I agree that a big aggressive number 1 receiver will help Cooks and Snead, but if pressure keeps getting in Drews face, its irrelevant. Now, you can look at it as having that receiver for the future for when we do finally get a beast O line,but who will be throwing to him by then? Much more pressing needs IMO to be chasing a WR with a top draft pick or a top FA acquisition.
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Old 12-27-2015, 07:36 PM   #18
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Well Cooks has 1117 yards and 9 touchdowns

Pretty impressive for his second season
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Well Cooks has 1117 yards and 9 touchdowns

Pretty impressive for his second season
That is a damn good season.

He has doubled his receiving yards since last year and tripled the number of TDs with one game left.
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Old 12-28-2015, 05:03 AM   #20
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Re: Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead Nearing 1000 yards

Cooks now has 8 TD's in the last 8 games too.

He's had a very good season, if we get a number one receiver to take some coverage away then Cooks could get even better.

Come on Willie Snead, he's just 51 yards shy of 1000.

Props to Tim Hightower too, the guy is a workhorse.
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