Meachem will attend the University of Tennessee's pro day in an attempt to revive his career, Yahoo.com reports.
A former Tennessee Volunteer and 2007 first-round selection, the 32-year-old Meachem has been out of the NFL since 2014, when he caught only seven passes in 11 games with the Saints. He recently spent 30 days in jail for failing to pay child support and alimony -- which seems to be the motivation for his attempted return to football. Meachem will merely hope to find a team that's willing to let him compete for a roster spot.
Former New Orleans wide receiver Robert Meachem will work out for the Lions on Tuesday.
The 30-year old Meachem had seven catches for 114 yards last year. For his career, he has 178 catches.
Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem could see his first action in four weeks Monday against the Bears. Meachem, who has been dealing with an ankle injury, last played on Oct. 30 against the Panthers.
After New Orleans released Joe Morgan Tuesday, the team promoted rookie Seantavius Jones to the active roster.
The final wide receiver on Monday is likely to be between Meachem and Jones.
"I just have to be ready to play my role when coach calls my number," Meachem said.
Wide receiver Robert Meachem is the headliner among the seven healthy scratches on the inactive list posted by the Saints for their Sunday game against Carolina.
The others are defensive backs Stanley Jean-Baptiste and Terrence Frederick, nose tackle Lawrence Virgil, tackle Nick Becton, linebacker Moise Fokou and guard Senio Kelemete.
The following players have been ruled inactive for the Saints in Week 13 against the Steelers: WR Robert Meachem, RB Khiry Robinson, CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste, CB Terrence Frederick, LB Kyle Knox, NT Lawerence Virgil, and T Nick Becton.
The Saints have ruled out inside linebacker Kyle Knox (hand) and running back Khiry Robinson (forearm) for Sunday's game against the Steelers. Wide receiver Robert Meachem (ankle) was the only player on New Orleans' injury report deemed questionable for the game.
Meanwhile, the following players were labeled as probable: Running back Travaris Cadet (hamstring), running back Mark Ingram (shoulder), cornerback Keenan Lewis (knee), inside linebacker Curtis Lofton (ankle), tackle Zach Strief (chest) and running back Pierre Thomas (rib, shoulder).
The Saints declared running back Khiry Robinson (forearm), wideout Robert Meachem (ankle), linebacker Kyle Knox (hand), defensive backs Terrence Frederick and Stanley Jean-Baptiste, offensive tackle Nick Becton and defensive end Brandon Deaderick inactive for Monday's game against the Ravens.
The Saints enter a Week 12 showdown against the Ravens relatively healthy. According to the team's final injury report which was released on Saturday, Khiry Robinson (forearm) and Kyle Knox (hand) were the only players ruled out for the game. Robert Meachem (ankle) was deemed questionable.
Meanwhile, Pierre Thomas (rib, shoulder), Travaris Cadet (hamstring), Curtis Lofton (ankle), Keenan Lewis (knee), Zach Strief (chest) and Mark Ingram (shoulder) were all ruled as probable for Monday.
The following players have been ruled inactive for the Saints in Week 11 against the Bengals: WR Robert Meachem, RB Pierre Thomas, RB Edwin Baker, RB Khiry Robinson, G Senio Kelemete, OT Nick Becton and WR Nick Toon.
The Saints have listed nine players on its final injury report for Sunday's game against the Bengals. Pierre Thomas (rib, shoulder), Khiry Robinson (arm), Edwin Baker (concussion) were all labeled out. Robert Meachem (ankle), Curtis Lofton (ankle) and Keenan Lewis (knee) were deemed questionable.
Meanwhile, Mark Ingram (shoulder), David Hawthorne (hand) and Zach Strief (chest) were all ruled as probable for Week 11.
The Saints listed the following players as inactive in Week 10 against San Francisco:
Pierre Thomas, Khiry Robinson, David Hawthorne, Robert Meachem, Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Nick Becton, and Eric Olsen.
Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem, who has been an afterthought in the aerial attack, came down with his first grab since the third week of the season in his team's 28-10 victory over the Panthers.
Meachem broke free down the middle of the field for a comfortable 25-yard reception late in the fourth quarter. He was targeted twice in the win. He has five catches for 85 yards on the season.
The Saints received several offensive contributions in their Week 7 loss at Detroit. Among them, rookie wideout Brandin Cooks caught two of his three targets for 23 yards. Fullback Austin Johnson made a 13-yard touchdown grab and added a 5-yard rush.
Tight end Josh Hill caught an 8-yard pass, and tight end Benjamin Watson had a 3-yard grab. Wideout Robert Meachem was targeted three times without a catch.
Several Saints made minor contributions to the offense in the Sunday loss to Cleveland. Among them was Robert Meachem, who managed three catches for 37 yards. Fellow wideout Kenny Stills also snagged three for 25 yards.
Backup tight end Benjamin Watson added one reception for four yards. Fullback Austin Johnson pitched in with 10 yards on two carries.
The Saints announced Wednesday they re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem. The veteran receiver was released last week by New Orleans.
The Saints raised a few eyebrows Saturday by cutting veteran wide receiver Robert Meachem.
Meachem has faded in the last two seasons combined with 30 catches for 531 yards and just four touchdowns. He had been a solid contributor for New Orleans from 2009 to 2011.
Saints receiver Robert Meachem did not practice Sunday due to tightness in his back, reports the New Orleans Times Picayune.
Saints receiver Robert Meachem is no lock to make the roster, reports ESPN.com. As a veteran he must earn one of the top four spots to make the team, the report said. Ahead of him are Marques Colston, Kenny Stills and first-round pick Brandin Cooks.
Meachem could be competing with Nick Toon and Joe Morgan
"Meachem is the best blocker on the Saints' roster and a savvy veteran who knows the offense," the report said. "But if someone like Toon or Morgan proves just as useful during the preseason, Meachem's job could be in jeopardy."
The Saints announced Friday that the club has re-signed veteran free agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.
Meachem is a seven-year NFL veteran who was originally the club's first round draft pick (27th overall) in 2007. He re-signed with the Saints prior to the start of the 2013 regular season and appeared in 15 games with five starts. He finished with 16 receptions for 324 yards with two touchdowns.
Meachem said signing with the Saints now should help with his preparations as he will be able to take part in the team's offseason conditioning program, OTAs and mini-camp. Plus, "this is home," he said.
With free agency on the horizon the Saints have some choices to make among their receivers. Robert Meachem is an unrestricted free agent, Joe Morgan is a restricted free agent and Lance Moore is a cap casualty based on his 2014 salary.
Per the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have already had contract discussions with Meachem and Morgan. One or both could be back on the roster; the paper speculates the team would rather go with Morgan than Meachem though either one could play the deep-ball receiver role. The Saints could also opt to cut Moore, who is due to count just over $5 million against the cap.
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