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With Robert Meachem's departure and Devery Henderson's inconsistency, the spot opposite Marques Colston and Lance Moore is there for the taking.
The names Joe Morgan, Nick Toon and, lately, Adrian Arrington have been popping up with big days in camp so far.
Toon will be out 6-10 days with an injured foot, so the other receivers have a chance to pick up the slack and take the pole position for a starting spot.
Morgan has the deep speed, but has been up and down during camp between spectacular catches and bonehead plays. His speed will give him a longer leash.
Arrington, on the other hand, has no leash this preseason, and that's probably why his performance has been so good so far in camp. This is a make-or-break camp for "AA," and a big game Sunday night will help push him toward a spot on the active roster.
One player who might not make the active roster but has a great chance at being the "sequel" to Michael Lewis' tenure in New Orleans is Marques Clark, an undrafted high school coach from San Diego.
His story is a great one; Clark is 28 years old and last played organized football for Henderson State in 2006.
He has a good reference helping him in his journey to an NFL roster: Drew Brees.
Clark ran routes for Brees during the lockout last year, and Brees said Clark has "so much natural ability and feel" in his routes and catching (via the LA Times). Those two have worked out two years in a row now, with this year coming during Brees' holdout.
That rapport could give Clark a leg up. It's a long shot, but this team is lined with great stories of underdogs.