Saints, Jimmy Graham expected to get deal done before deadline

The New Orleans Saints purged a lot of veteran talent to help make room for a new Jimmy Graham contract and that’s what the team is focusing on at the moment. They may have went out and surprisingly splurged on Jairus Byrd but re-signing Graham is a top priority. No deal has been struck yet, but NFL Network’s Albert Breer believes that a deal will be done before the deadline...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Notes: Jimmy Graham, Jabari Greer, Robert Meacham, Nick Toon

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network posted some notes regarding the Saints and some potential roster moves to keep an eye on in the coming months. Jimmy Graham Breer is getting the sense that the Saints will eventually have a long-term contract in place with TE Jimmy Graham. However, Breer mentions that this could come down to the wire as they will have until July negotiate a long...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints optimistic about long-term deal with Jimmy Graham

(Credit: wbrz.com) It was reported last month that the Saints and general manager Mickey Loomis would seek to lock up star tight end Jimmy Graham to a long-term contract before April 22nd. Why April 22nd? That is the deadline for Graham to file a grievance arguing that he should be franchise-tagged as a receiver rather than a tight end. There is some confusion in this scenario, however...
Via Sports-Kings
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No updates on Jimmy Graham’s contract negotiations with the Saints

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune,  Saints general manager Mickey Loomis didn’t have any updates when it comes to Jimmy Graham’s contract situation during Wednesday’s pro day at LSU. Loomis said no updates on Jimmy Graham contract situation. … No pressing...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Jimmy Graham traded to Raiders for 3 draft picks

The Saints offseason took an unexpected turn as the team has decided to ship Jimmy Graham off to Oakland for the Raiders’ 1st, 3rd and 7th round picks in 2014. Wow. Word is the Saints will now make Eric Ebron, tight end out of North Carolina, a drafting priority come May. Graham continued to insist on “Megatron” type money and the Raiders have rewarded him with a 6 year contract...
Via The Saints Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Graham’s touchdown celebration no more

One of the things Jimmy Graham is known for is his signature touchdown celebration of dunking the football through the goal post. Well, not anymore. The NFL or No Fun League, as it has come to be known, has banned this celebration claiming it is a delay of game.The Lambeau leap, where players jump into the stands with the fans, is a delay of game but there have been no rules against...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham Vows To Lead the NFL in Penalties

New Orleans Saints star right end Jimmy Graham provided an interesting response via Twitter after the NFL passed a rule on Tuesday that will penalize players for dunking over the goal posts. As you can see below, Graham’s tweet was accompanied by a photoshopped image of him dunking over an official. I guess I’ll have to lead the @nfl in penalties next year! #funpolice pic.twitter...
Via Gridiron Grit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL will now penalize players for dunks over goal posts

Call it the Jimmy Graham Rule. NFL Head of Officials Dean Blandino confirmed to the Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday that the league will be penalizing players who dunk over the goal post next season. https://twitter.com/PaulPabst/status/448496055429386240 The rule change comes in the midst of the NFL meetings in Orlando, but was first mentioned last week. The league reportedly became...
Via Helmet2Helmet
29 days ago  |  1 Comment

Is trading Jimmy Graham the best move for the Saints?

Before I start anything; let me be clear: I love Jimmy Graham. He has shown nothing but classiness (from what I've seen) over his young and bright NFL career. I love him as a player on the field and off because he has shown he is a role model. Now with that being said, I want to clarify kind of what I mean when I said a couple weeks back that the Saints should not retain Graham...
Via The Saints Nation
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints TE Jimmy Graham: Seahawks taught to ‘grab and hold’

Jimmy Graham has the Super Bowl champs all figured out. While on Mike and Mike in the Morning, the Saints tight end attributed the Seahawks' defensive success to being taught to "grab and hold" opposing receivers. “They’re the type of team that they’re very, very aggressive,” Graham said, via Profootballtalk.com. “I think they teach, ‘Listen, they’re...
Via Helmet2Helmet
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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