Posts Tagged ‘Jimmy Graham’

Mere Preseason Game or Foreshadow of Things to Come

With the Saints’ first preseason game of 2015 in the books, there seems to be more questions than answers about the future of the black and gold. While we know that too much should never be read into a preseason game, we should also realize that a lot can be learned from them as well.  […]

Saints And TE Graham Agree To Four-Year Deal

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham wrote the following on Twitter this morning: “It’s official I’m bleeding black and gold this morning! Thank you WhoDatNation for all the support” This indicates a long-term deal between Graham and the Saints is done. Various reports on Monday indicated a deal was imminent. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports it […]

Brees Wants Graham’s Contract Situation Done By Start Of Season

Quarterback Drew Brees told Ed Werder of ESPN he wants Jimmy Graham’s contract situation to be resolved so he has time on the field with his star tight end before the Saints’ season opens. “Jimmy’s my guy,” Brees said in a sit-down interview late last month. “I want what’s best for him. I want what’s […]

Saints To Place Franchise Tag On Jimmy Graham

The Saints will be placing the franchise tag, as expected, on TE Jimmy Graham, before Monday’s deadline. It’s a move that isn’t going to sit well with Graham, and his agent, Jimmy Sexton, and the TE will likely file a grievance through the players’ association, asking that Graham be considered a receiver because he lined […]

Graham And Saints Not Making Progress In Contract Talks

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport states that the Saints and TE Jimmy Graham are in a standstill on contract talks, and he probably is going to get stuck with the franchise tag. That’s not going to sit well with Graham, who may wind up filing a grievance with the league as he feels he should […]

Jimmy Graham Says It’s Not For Him To Decide How He Is Paid

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham will be an unrestricted free agent in 2014, with no signs of the franchise tag being placed on the All-Pro as of yet. Since coming into the league in 2010, Graham has recorded 301 receptions, for 3,863 yards and 41 touchdowns. Graham is wanting a pay day now […]

TE Graham Not Happy About Saints Desire To Use Franchise Tag On Him

Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Tuesday that the team will use the franchise tag on tight end Jimmy Graham if a long-term deal can’t be reached. Graham wasn’t too excited about the idea, Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times Picayune reports. “That’s real unfortunate,” Graham told NFL.com while in Hawaii for the Pro […]

Brees And Graham Selected To NFC All-Pro Team

A pair of well known Saints have made the NFC All-Pro Team – quarterback Drew Brees as well as tight end Jimmy Graham. Below is the entire NFC All-Pro squad as selected by the Pro Football Writers Association. QB — Drew Brees, Saints RB — LeSean McCoy, Eagles; Matt Forte, Bears WR – Calvin Johnson, […]