After being hampered by an injury last year, Reggie Bush is back and he’s ready to play some football.
His two punt returns for touchdowns against the Vikings last year were only a sample of what he can do.
With the releasing of Deuce McAllister, Pierre Thomas will most likely step into the starting role while Reggie becomes a 1-2 punch along with Thomas.
Bush will likely keep returning punts but will likely not return kicks as the Saints resigned kick returning specialist Courtney Roby earlier this year.
Bush hasn’t had “his” year yet, some may argue that his rookie year was his breakout year but I don’t believe that he has reached his full NFL potential yet, the Saints just have to figure out how to use him.
Before the knee injury last year, Bush looked to be trying to run more up the middle instead of trying to always run around tackles and he was doing a pretty good job. Of course, he isn’t the Saints every down back, but along with Pierre Thomas, the Saints running game is looking pretty good this year.
Go #23 and Reggieeeeee