Denver has relied on Marshall
Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson
Thanks to the folks at ESPN's Stats and Information, it's not difficult to understand why Denver wants to keep Marshall. The Broncos offense relies on him.
No receiver in the NFL was targeted more than Marshall was in 2008. Of course, that could change with quarterback Jay Cutler now in Chicago. Cutler clearly had a thing for Marshall. Here's a chart to prove it:
However, here's another chart that shows Marshall was at his most productive against weaker competition: