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A potential draft steal that could be hiding in plain sight of NFL scouts."Many expect the New Orleans Saints to draft a wide receiver with one of their selections in the NFL draft later this week. The team does already has Michael Thomas Womens Marshon Lattimore Jersey , who led the NFL with a franchise record 125 receptions in 2018, and is one of the best receivers in the league. Some were disappointed in the production from the rest of the wide receiver position though. The Saints do have promising second year receivers Tre'Quan Smith, a 3rd round pick last year, along with Keith Kirkwood. Coaches expect big improvements in both consistency and production from both players in 2019. They also welcome back veterans Ted Ginn Jr. and Cameron Meredith, who were each limited by injuries last season. New Orleans could chose to address more pressing needs with some of their early round selections, and instead grab a wideout in the later rounds. The franchise has had some success in finding late round talent at this position historically, or even as an undrafted free agent. One such project could be hiding in plain sight, an important part of two national championship teams and the subject of today's draft profile. Hunter Renfrow, WR (Clemson)5'10185Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY SportsRenfrow had numerous scholarship offers in both football and baseball when coming out of Socastee High School in South Carolina, but chose to go to Clemson as a walk-on football player. After redshirting the 2014 season, he received a football scholarship in 2015, and responded by catching 33 passes for 492 yards and 5 touchdowns Alvin Kamara Jersey White , including 2 scores in the Tigers narrow National Championship game loss to Alabama. He struggled with injuries a bit during Clemson's national championship season of 2016, but still caught 44 balls for 495 yards and six scores. Renfrow rebounded to be the team's top receiver in 2017, with 60 receptions for 602 yards and 3 touchdowns, earning 3rd team All-ACC honors. He wasn't as big a focal point of the offense last year, but still finished with 49 receptions for 544 yards and a touchdown, as his Tigers again rolled to a National Championship. Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY SportsHe participated in every drill at the NFL Scouting Combine, showcasing better than average speed and elite quickness. 40-yd. dash = 4.59Vertical jump = 35 inches Broad jump = 116 inches 3-cone drill = 6.8 (3rd among wideouts)20-yd. shuttle = 4.19 (8th among wideouts)60-yd. shuttle = 11.39(3rd among all participants) NFL.com comparison: Jeremy Kerley (free agent)John Glaser-USA TODAY SportsHunter Renfrow may lack the ideal measurables of a prototype NFL wideout, but made a career out of getting open against the highest level of collegiate competition. He is a crisp route runner who gains separation with sharp breaks and quick feet. He has great recognition of opposing coverages, sets up defenders with effective fakes regularly, and works well with his quarterback to get open on broken plays. Renfrow has great hands; snatching the ball out of the air and securing it quickly. He has incredible reflexes and body control while he works the middle of the field and the sideline. He's an elusive runner after the catch, but is able to withstand punishment from larger defenders. Renfrow does have short arms and a limited catch radius. He is not a legitimate deep threat, and lacks gamebreaking speed Womens Tre'Quan Smith Jersey , which gives opposing defensive backs confidence to crowd him at the line and apply physical press coverage. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesHunter Renfrow is a sure handed slot receiver who will create his opportunities despite limited size and speed. Projected as a day 3 pick because of a lack of ideal measurables, Renfrow seems destined to quickly carve out a role for the team he ends up on. He will primarily be a slot receiver at the pro level, and has the route running ability to work the intermediate parts of the field with precision. He won't be a deep threat, but Renfrow has the hands and work ethic to be a quarterback's go-to target in key situations, along with good enough speed to run past an overconfident defensive back. He saved his best performances for some of the biggest stages while at Clemson, and has the look of a player who might make any NFL team who bypasses him regret that decision for years. If Drew Brees maintains his recent form through the bulk of this season, the record-setting Saints quarterback could wind up having one of his best years yet at the age of 39.Brees' completion rate is 80.6 percent through the first three games 鈥?high even by his standard.But is it sustainable?"I don't see why not," Brees said. "I mean, listen, it's not easy."No, he's just made it look that way.Brees began the season 78 completions behind Brett Favre's record of 6,300 and needed barely more than two games to set a new mark 鈥?now 6 Marshon Lattimore Saint Jersey ,326 and counting. Brees has completed 104 of 129 passes for 1,078 yards and eight TDs with no interceptions.This after he set the NFL record last season for completion rate at 72 percent.And he'll likely break Peyton Manning's record of 71,940 yards passing within two more games. He's 417 yards away from that mark.While Brees is pleased by his statistical production, he said he measures his performance more by the quality of his decisions."I've always had a goal that I want to continue to get better each and every year. Sometimes you can't always measure that," Brees said, offering the example of how throwing the ball away shows up as an incompletion, but is markedly preferable to taking a sack or committing a turnover."There's certain things stats don't always show as to your true production," Brees said. "I want to build confidence with my offense. I want to be in control of the huddle. I want to lead the huddle. I want to make those guys believe and get the best out of them."And I want to make great decisions when I have to opportunity 鈥?and then produce. So as long as I'm able to do those things, that's what drives me."The bulk of Brees' passes have gone to receiver Michael Thomas and to running back Alvin Kamara. It's hard to argue with that decision-making. Both have made a number of clutch plays in New Orleans' two victories, and even in their 48-40 loss to Tampa Bay 鈥?blame for which could hardly be pinned on New Orleans' offense.Thomas has 38 catches 鈥?the most by an NFL player through the first three games of a season. He also has 398 yards and three TDs receiving.In discussing his high completion rate, Brees said Thomas has been a "huge" factor."He's a great target. He's a great matchup," Brees said. "It's good to have the weapons that we have on offense. More so than that Womens Michael Thomas Jersey , it's good that everybody has the mindset that they have, and that is that at any time, their number could be called."Kamara has caught 30 passes for 298 yards and one TD receiving. He often catches the ball out of the backfield.While such throws tend to yield modest gains and are often considered "check-down" throws 鈥?safer, easier alternatives to throwing downfield 鈥?Brees is unapologetic."It's about identifying matchups. It's making sure that you get positive plays," Brees said. "In just about every case, a completion is a positive play, right? So maybe that's the difference between you being third-and-7 and third-and-4. And when you look at the percentages of conversion (on third-and-short vs. third-and-long), then that's a big deal."Saints players have long raved about Brees' work ethic, adherence to routine, command of the game plan, knack for reading defenses and ability to make wise decisions.But his aging body still has to be able to make throws under pressure and even scramble once in a while, as he did for a 7-yard touchdown in a victory at Atlanta last Sunday.Saints receiver Austin Carr Womens Drew Brees Jersey , who worked out with Brees last summer, said the quarterback's routine "is serious.""He knows what he needs 鈥?what kind of workouts, what kind of training he needs that gives him that durability, gives him the physical edge," Carr said. "He's a guy who's always looking for the edge."Brees used a spin move to avoid a potentially heavy hit by two converging Falcons defensive backs before taking two quick steps and diving into the end zone for a tying score late in the fourth quarter.It was not a third-down play; Brees could have thrown the ball away or slid to protect himself after crossing the line of scrimmage. In this case, he decided it was time to do more.For teammates such as tight end Josh Hill, the TD scramble was a reminder of how many ways Brees still can win a game."Probably the most competitive person I've ever been around and that's a prime example of it," Hill said. "A lot of guys would just slide in that situation and protect themselves, but the game's on the line and he knew what he had to do."


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