Signing(s): Dez Bryant to the Saints

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  1. Marc the Habs Fan

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    Signing with the Saints will erase all of the excuses so often thrown out about him. Can't complain about the QB, the coach, the scheme, or the teammates. It's now time to see what he has.
     
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    Kind of interesting from the Saints perspective. I get the concept of "going for it" but Bryant's the type of player that can ruin team chemistry. Not saying that will happen, but I think it's at least a possibility on an offense that was already firing on all cylinders.
     
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    Good target in the Red Zone. Might not have the speed he once had but I'm sure he can still catch a 50/50 ball versus most corners in the league.
     
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    They will cut him if he causes issues.
     
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    Even as just a designated Red Zone guy, for this team, it makes sense. That's what I feel his role will end up being.

    I made sure to quickly add him in fantasy.
     
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    Get ready for a stat line of 2 Recs for 35 yards and a TD.
     
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    The Saints have very little at receiver after Thomas.
     
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    I mean when he had those he was the best red zone threat and an all pro WR.....
     
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    He'll be fine. I don't expect a ton of production but they needed somebody. I believe Ginn can come back week 13 but who knows what he'll look like after being out for that long.
     
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    That was also when he was younger and before his foot injuries...
     
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    I was not under the impression that the Saints were in need of receiving help. Someone get hurt or sumptin?
     
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    Ginn is on IR, Meredith's knee still isn't strong enough yet to play significant snaps. Current 2/3 WRs are Tre'Quan Smith and Austin Carr
     
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    November 29th- circle your calendars.

    Saints at Dallas.
     
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    I'm fairly deep at receiver in both leagues. So I have no problem taking a flier on a likely boom or bust guy.
     
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    Nice pickup for the Saints here. I think Bryant will do well as their #2 WR.
     
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    To put how dire the Saints were in need of receivers...Michael Thomas has 70 catches..the next closest receiver has 12.
     
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    Ginn still has the 2nd most WR targets on the team and he got hurt in the middle of week 4. Tre'Quan is the deep guy and a rookie at that, so naturally he's not going to get a ton of targets. Meredith was supposed to be the #2 chain mover type but his knee is still not right. Even if Ginn was healthy they might still have signed Dez. Now what they should have done is kept Willie Snead on instead of going after Meredith but once you get in SP's doghouse you're not getting out unless your name is Mark Ingram.
     
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    Good point I read today was that the culture Brees + Payton have built over the last 12 years will void any supposed "chemistry" issues, players really believe in what they do there.

    Its a good deal for both. Dez will have an elite QB to catch from a nd can show teams he still has it. Its pretty much a 0 risk moves by the Saints and something they need, Michael Thomas is good but you need insurance + depth.
     
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    Mike Thomas had more catches in week 1 (16) than any other Saints WR has total this year (Ginn and Smith have 12)
     
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    Meredith to IR so now they need another another WR. LOL
     
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    Brandon Marshall lol. Might as well have a basketball team out there with Thomas, Dez, Marshall and Smith.
     
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    The ideal scenario is he's what Boldin was to the ravens during his career there
     
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    This makes the Saints' already incredibly strong offense even better. Michael Thomas is a great WR, but he's more of a possession WR, making guys miss, and catching everything thrown in his zip code. Dez will be a great complement, I think. As long as his hands haven't turned to stone, Brees should help revive Dez's career.
     
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    Thing is, if Thomas tears his ACL tomorrow, whom exactly do they have at receiver?

    Bryant is the best insurance you'll get right now.
     

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