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John Morton was named the Jets offensive coordinator on January 31st, joining the team after 15 seasons in the NFL, the last two with NO as the team’s wide receivers coach.

Over the last two seasons, NO wide receivers led the NFL with 507 receptions and 6,682 yards. Of that total, all but 49 receptions and 444 yards came from wide receivers with three or fewer years of experience. Under Morton, wide receivers Brandin Cooks and Michael Thomas each produced 1,100-yard seasons, while Cooks, Thomas, Willie Snead IV and Brandon Coleman all produced multiple touchdowns in each of their seasons under Morton despite all having three-or-fewer years of NFL experience.

John Morton was named the Jets offensive coordinator on January 31st, joining the team after 15 seasons in the NFL, the last two with NO as the team’s wide receivers coach.

Over the last two seasons, NO wide receivers led the NFL with 507 receptions and 6,682 yards. Of that total, all but 49 receptions and 444 yards came from wide receivers with three or fewer years of experience. Under Morton, wide receivers Brandin Cooks and Michael Thomas each produced 1,100-yard seasons, while Cooks, Thomas, Willie Snead IV and Brandon Coleman all produced multiple touchdowns in each of their seasons under Morton despite all having three-or-fewer years of NFL experience.

Before his return to NO, Morton worked in SF coaching wide receivers (2011-14) for a team that reached the Super Bowl (2012) and the playoffs in three out his of four years. During that span, both wide receivers Anquan Boldin (2013-14) and Michael Crabtree (2012) produced 1,000-yard seasons. In addition to Boldin and Crabtree, three other players produced multiple touchdown seasons under him.

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