After Georgia Tech's Calvin Johnson there is a logjam at receiver. At 6-3, 210 pounds, Meachem could jump up the board considerably if he runs in the low 4.4s.
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Draft Scout *Robert Meachem News
09/12/13 - WR Robert Meachem was inactive for last week's game after signing at mid-week, but could suit up for Sunday's game with the Bucs.
09/04/13 - WR Robert Meachem is back with the Saints after the Saints announced Tuesday they signed Meachem to a one-year contract.
In three seasons with the Saints from 2009 through 2011, Meachem had 129 receptions and 20 touchdown catches.
He signed with the San Diego Chargers as a free agent last season, but had only 14 catches for 207 yards and two touchdowns for the Chargers in 2012.
The Saints needed another wide receiver after Joe Morgan was lost for the season with a knee injury.
09/04/13 - WR Robert Meachem was signed to a one-year contract on Tuesday, but it's not known if he'll be up to speed on the offense to play in Sunday's game with the Atlanta Falcons.
09/02/13 - WR Robert Meachem made a late run at a roster spot by catching four passes for 23 yards against the 49ers. But he suffered a concussion in the third quarter and didn't return. He also won't be returning as a Charger after be let go in a move that was expensive for the Chargers in that he will count more than $6 million against the cap.
Another well-known name not to survive was LT Max Starks, a 10-year pro who was on three Super Bowl teams with the Steelers before the Chargers signed him in the offseason. He was in a spirited battle with King Dunlap for the starting spot but he gave up considerable ground as the summer matured. He then allowed three sacks in the final preseason game, a game in which Starks called the worst of his celebrated career.
08/31/13 - WR Robert Meachem was released by the San Diego Chargers on Saturday, despite being still owed $5 million in guaranteed base salary for 2013, according to USA Today.
A former first-round pick of the New Orleans Saints in 2007, Meachem signed a $25.5 million free agent contract with the Chargers prior to the 2012 season.
Meachem caught only 14 passes for 207 yards and two touchdowns last season, but saw his playing time significantly reduced in the second half of last season, including going the final six games without a reception.