Found June 08, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
Saints interim Head Coach Joe Vitt has talked up 2011 undrafted free agent Joseph Morgan after his performance in OTAs. Morgan was also a standout in practice last offseason, but spent his rookie year on IR. Now heading into his 2nd season in the league, Morgan has a chance to make the roster and Vitt has compared him to Robert Meachem, who the Saints lost this offseason and need to replace. Devery Henderson is penciled in as the starter opposite Marques Colston to replace Robert Meachem, but he could be pushed by 4th round rookie Nick Toon. Adrian Arrington is another internal option and it looks like Morgan is another long shot candidate for that job, while Lance Moore is solidified in the slot. Morgan’s a name to monitor in the Preseason for fantasy football purposes, but I wouldn’t get my hopes up too much.
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