Posted September 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
Jimmy Graham insists he isn't miffed about his lack of a contract extension, even as his highlight-reel catches and gaudy statistics put him on track to be one of the best tight ends the NFL has seen. Then again, if Graham were angry, it might not be such a bad thing for the New Orleans Saints. Graham, who'll seek a third-straight 100-yard receiving game when New Orleans (3-0) hosts the Miami Dolphins (3-0) on Monday night, says he thrives on anger on the field. That would explain the force of nature he's resembled in the Saints' air attack since Tampa Bay's attempts to intimidate him backfired so badly a couple weeks ago. ''If somebody hits me big, you can probably tell I'm probably jabbering a few things back at him, telling him that, `I'm going to be here all day,''' the 6-foot-7, 265-pound Graham said. ''I find it as a challenge and I invite all of it. ... It gets me angry, which is good.'' In helping the Saints...

New Orleans Saints vs Miami Dolphins preview

The 3-0 Miami Dolphins will travel to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to try to knock off the New Orleans Saints. The Saints look to improve to 4-0 on Monday Night, where they have had a good amount of success. Since the hiring of Sean Payton, the Saints have been 10-2 on Monday Night including 8 straight victories by an average margin of 16 points. Though the Dolphins being 3-0 is surprising...

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham focuses on football, not new contract

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham said he isn't sure why Saints fans are adamant that the organization "Pay the Man!" when referencing his contract situation. "You know that comment is funny" Graham said jokingly. "I get paid every two weeks here. I'm not really sure what everybody is talking about." Of course Graham understands the...

Jimmy Graham posts up before goalpost dunk TD celebration (GIF)

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham celebrated his first quarter touchdown in Monday night's NFL game against the Miami Dolphins by using a post-up move to set up his dunk over the goalpost with the football. Graham was obviously channeling his basketball skills from his days playing college ball at the University of Miami. Graham finished with four catches for...

Saints QB Drew Brees tells NFL: Don’t forget about me

While Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning are throwing the ball all over the field, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told the NFL world this evening that pundits should not forget about him and his team moving forward in post-season discussions. Brees threw for 413 yards against the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football, his 10th 400-yard game. He is right behind Dan Marino...

Week 4 AFC East game picks: Dolphins at Saints

Publisher Nick St. Denis, associate editor Dan Begnoche and senior contributor Sean Donovan pick the Miami Dolphins' primetime showdown with the also-undefeated New Orleans Saints.Sean's take:It's been nearly 18 years since the Dolphins last played in the Superdome, where they'll find one of the league's most unwelcoming environments Monday night. Any combination...

Brees, Saints dominate Dolphins on Monday night

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees reminded a national audience why he's becoming Mr. Monday Night, and gave the Miami Dolphins another reason to regret not making a harder push to sign him when they had the chance seven years ago. Brees passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints turned a clash of unbeaten teams into a lopsided affair, beating the Miami Dolphins 38...

WATCH: Jon Gruden pumps iron in 'Monday Night Football' booth

The Saints scored, the Dolphins tried to score and Jon Gruden pumped some iron. That's your in-depth recap of Monday night's football game.

Saints Nation: Saints Annihilate Dolphins 38-17 On Their Way to 4-0

Well that was fun. The Saints raced out to a 21-10 halftime lead and never looked back. The first half was shaky at times due to a really poor run blocking performance, yet again, but the offense stayed the course and the defense started to put together sacks, turnovers and stops. The bottom line is that while the Dolphins were 3-0, they came into a stage they just were not ready...

Saints Nation: Offensive Player Grades vs. Dolphins

Putting up 38 points with the way this defense is playing is more than enough to get a win every time out. The offense was firing on a lot of cylinders in this game as evidenced by Brees' masterful performance and the explosiveness of the passing game, but the running game remains a real struggle. Once again the offensive line couldn't put together a solid performance, but...

Miami Dolphins vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

The surprising Miami Dolphins will take on the rejuvenated New Orleans Saints tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. There’s no more fitting end to...

Three keys to beating the New Orleans Saints

While tonight's matchup serves as a litmus test for the Miami Dolphins, the New Orleans Saints have the division secure by two games over their rival the Atlanta Falcons. The Dolphins absolutely need to play more than well in order to win the game. Here are three keys collectively for the offense and defense: 1. Quarterback play must be superb: Quarterback Ryan...

Dolphins, Saints match-up suddenly a battle of juggernauts

When the NFL schedule was first released, tonight’s game in New Orleans between the visiting Dolphins and the home town Saints didn’t look like the greatest Monday night matchup. The Saints were getting Sean Payton back, but their defense was still suspect, and no one knew just what to make of the Miami Dolphins. Now, the entire complexion of this game has changed. The Dolphins...

Saints March As Dolphins Get Harpooned

Drew Brees and his favorite target Jimmy Graham pulled apart the Dolphins’ secondary on a Monday Night Football showdown that made a statement about the Saints’ claims as Super Bowl contenders as they remain 4-0. Brees and Graham connected on 4 receptions for 100 yards receiving averaging 25 yards a grab, not only that they [...]

Dolphins at Saints Preview:

Tonight the Miami Dolphins (3-0) head to New Orleans to face the Saints (3-0) in the battle of the unbeatens. Both teams have started the season much better than most would have guessed. The Saints defense has been playing very well and Miami has been playing good football all around. One team will fall from […]The post Dolphins at Saints Preview: by Tyler Norris appeared first...
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