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Last season, Brandon Marshall was the focal point of the offense to say the least.
In fact, Marshall set franchise records with receptions (118) and receiving yards (1,508), per Dane Noble of Windy City Gridiron.
Marshall began the 2013 season right where he left off last year, with 15 grabs for 217 yards through the first two games.
However, in the past three outings, the opposition has neutralized the team's No. 1 receiver with a variety of different coverages, which has resulted in a dip in Marshall's production.
In Weeks 3-5, Marshall has only caught 15 passes for 161 yards, including just four catches against the Saints.
Per Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, Marshall offered this statement about his diminishing role in the offense:
I have to do a better job of putting myself in position to beat double coverage and try to make myself more quarterback-friendly, so I can make a play for our offense. So the past few weeks have been frustrating.
While Marshall may be frustrated with his reduced role, it will ultimately allow other players, such as Alshon Jeffery, to play a larger role within the offense.