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Saints Nation: 2011 Midseason Review, Sproles/Graham are Offensive MVPs

We’re now half way through the season, so below are the GPA’s for each offensive player on the Saints. My Offensive MVP for the first half of the season came to a tie, so I’ll be giving it to two players: Darren Sproles and Jimmy Graham. Sproles is second on the team in rushing (305 yards), first in yards per carry (6.8), leads the team in receptions (51) and has done a solid job on both punt and kick returns. Graham is second on the team in receptions (49) and leads the team in yards gained (713) and is tied for the team lead in touchdown with Sproles (5). What an incredible 8 game stretch for these two players. Drew Brees’ GPA was very close behind them and it will be a tight race till the end of the season I’m sure.

Here are all the offensive players graded through 8 games:

Darren Sproles 3.29 (8 games graded)
Jimmy Graham 3.29 (8 games)
Drew Brees 3.25 (8 games)
Jahri Evans 3.13 (8 games)
Jed Collins 3.00 (8 games)
Marques Colston 2.89 (6 games)
Lance Moore 2.86 (7 games)
Pierre Thomas 2.83 (8 games)
Carl Nicks 2.67 (8 games)
Mark Ingram 2.67 (7 games)
Jermon Bushrod 2.54 (8 games)
Devery Henderson 2.42 (8 games)
Robert Meachem 2.42 (8 games)
Brian de la Puente 2.39 (6 games)
Zach Strief 2.22 (3 games)
Charles Brown 2.14 (7 games)
John Gilmore 2.00 (6 games)
Olin Kreutz 1.67 (4 games)
Pat McQuistan 1.67 (2 games)
Adrian Arrington 1.67 (1 game)
Chris Ivory 1.67 (1 game)
David Thomas 1.22 (3 games)