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Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Check out Meachem's best stat

By Pat Yasinskas
ESPN.com

New Orleans wide receiver Robert Meachem has been getting a lot of attention recently because he’s having a breakout season. But let me throw out a statistic that really jumped out me about how good Meachem has been.

This comes from ESPN’s Stats & Information. Out of 109 receivers charted by our stats people, Meachem ranks No. 6 in the league with a 76.3 catch percentage. What that means is Meachem has been targeted 38 times and has 29 catches. He also doesn’t have a drop this season.

That’s by far the best catch percentage in the NFC South. Here’s a list of the NFC South receivers on that list: