Found September 24, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
The Saints star tight end Jimmy Graham is proving to be Drew Brees' most reliable weapon so far this season: accounting for 23 receptions, 358 receiving yards and four touchdowns. He's already No. 6 on the list of the Black and Gold's all-time touchdown reception leaders. Now it seems that the Saints' management is ready to talk business, since Graham is in the final year of his rookie contract. According to Pro Football Talk, the Saints front office has now extended a formal offer to Graham. There is no word yet on what the price tag of this new suggested contract isor what Graham's camp thinks about the offer. Graham was drafted the same year as the Patriots' staple Rob Gronkowski and the embattled Aaron Hernandez, both of whom already received long-term extensions. Gronkowski signed a five-year, 54 million deal last year. Given Graham's production, his agent Jimmy Sexton will fight to make him the highest-paid tight end in the league. Tony Gonzal...

Report: Saints made a contract offer to Jimmy Graham

According to,  the New Orleans Saints have made a contract offer to tight end Jimmy Graham to lock him up with a long-term extension. The Saints are still waiting for Graham’s reps to respond. But Graham still doesn’t have a new contract.  Per multiple league sources, the Saints have made an offer.  Graham’s camp has not yet responded. Graham is currently...

A look ahead: New Orleans Saints face difficult three game stretch

The New Orleans Saints are 3-0 to start the season. The last time they got off to that kind of start was 2009, a season that ended with a Lombardi trophy in New Orleans. Being undefeated at this point of the season is a breath of fresh air compared to last season, where the Saints didn’t get their first win until Week 5. Though the team is feeling great right now, all their hard...

Saints climb to No. 4 on PFT power rankings

There is a new era in New Orleans as the offense has become a one trick pony in QB Drew Brees to TE Jimmy Graham, but the defense under new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has a new lease on life.

Sean Payton claims Mark Ingram isn’t on the trade block

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported that the Saints might end up trading running back Mark Ingram. Saints head coach Sean Payton told that any trade report regarding running back Mark Ingram are ”completely false” and have “zero credibility.” There’s no doubt that Ingram has been a first round bust so far for New Orleans.  Even if they did want to trade him...

New Orleans Saints: 2013 Week 4 NFL Power Rankings (#3)

Last week: 4 (+1) The Saints have held all 3 of their opponents this season to 17 or fewer points this season, something they did a total of 3 times last season. Young stars have broken out, especially Cameron Jordan, who is playing like an All-Pro back at his collegiate position of 5-technique defensive end. The offense doesn’t look right yet, but I don’t have big concerns about...

New Orleans Saints: Saints move to 3-0

The New Orleans Saints beat the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday to maintain their perfect season. The Saints were able to dominate Cardinals offense with yet another stifling defensive performance. This win, unlike the two previous wins, also featured some offense. As ludicrous as it sounds, Drew Brees and the Saints offense were a bit out of sync the first two games. For the first time...

Saints rolling with Payton back on the sidelines

For the Saints, it's as if 2012 never happened. After three games a year ago, they were 0-3 without coach Sean Payton and coming off an overtime home loss to Kansas City when they blew an 18-point second-half lead. With Payton back from his one-season bounty ban, New Orleans is 3-0 after a 31-7 rout of Arizona that resembled many of the games in Payton's best seasons. New...

NFL Fantasy Football: Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham Shines in Week 3

Week three of the NFL season saw a couple of tight ends explode for big points, a receiver show out in a losing effort, another make a big splash in his season debut and a running back stand out head and shoulders above the rest of the league’s ball carriers. We also saw a legendary quarterback do what he’s done for years. Let’s a take a look at the fantasy football stars of...

TE Jimmy Graham named NFC offensive player of the week

According to Darin Gantt of, New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham has been named NFC offensive player of the week. Graham had nine catches for 134 yards and two touchdowns against the Cardinals.

Saints vs Dolphins: Perfection at stake

The Saints are now 3-0 for the first time since their Super Bowl run in 2009, and this past Sunday's victory against the Cardinals definitely feels better for the Black and Gold because it was such a decisive win, 31-7, compared to the narrow wins the Saints ground out in Weeks 1 and 2. Statistics show 75 percent of the teams that start 3-0 make the playoffs, but head coach...

Payton says no truth to Ingram trade rumors

We’ve seen it time and time again, trade rumors start about a player and then coach denies it as hard as possible. That’s currently happening right now with the New Orleans Saints, head coach Sean Payton and running back Mark Ingram. Last night, Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports reported that Ingram could be one of the next big name draft picks traded. Payton denied all that by...

Rashad Johnson terrifies Internet by posting images of severed fingertip (photo)

As most have likely heard, Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson suffered a nightmarish injury in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints when the tip of his left middle finger got torn off. The gruesome injury occurred on a special teams play when Johnson was on the punt coverage team for a return by the […]The post Rashad Johnson terrifies Internet by posting images...

Letter to New Orleans Saints’ Rob Ryan

Dear Rob Ryan; I initially had mixed feelings about you initially coming to Nola.  Had you done a …

Jimmy Graham Dominates Cardinals

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham grabbed a pair of touchdowns and had nine receptions for 134 yards in Week 3 against the Cardinals.Fantasy Spin:Graham is off to a fantastic start, accumulating 23 receptions, 358 yards and four touchdowns in three games. He's by far the No. 1 tight end in fantasy.

Saints vs Cardinals: 3 and “0″ That Was Fun!

You know how it is when you’re in a new relationship and you feel a certain way about the other person, but you’re just not sure when it’s safe to say it? Maybe you’re just blinded by the “newness” of it all. Maybe you need more time to see if what you’re getting from the other person is the “real deal”. Maybe revealing how you feel will freak them out. You...
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