However, Decker was poised for a breakout season before the offense shifted to a run-heavy approach when Tim Tebow replaced Kyle Orton under center. Decker had 20 receptions in the first four weeks of the season, but caught just 22 balls over the final 11 weeks.
"I was excited," Decker said. "I can't tell you, I guess, the feelings I had. It was like I was a little kid (on) Christmas morning. (I was) more excited for the opportunity to play with one of the best in the league and have a chance to really jump-start my career."