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Jimmy Graham, Saints reach agreement on new contract

The New Orleans Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have reached agreement on a long-term contract. Graham announced the agreement Tuesday morning on Twitter. It’s official I’m bleeding black and gold this morning! Thank you WhoDatNation for all the support. — Jimmy Graham (@TheJimmyGraham) July 15, 2014 Terms of the deal have not been announced. Graham, 27, had 86 receptions...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints, Jimmy Graham working on long-term deal

New Orleans Saint star Jimmy Graham will officially appeal the league’s arbitration decision that he is a tight end for franchise tag purposes, reports Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. #Saints TE Jimmy Graham has officially appealed the ruling that stated he’ll be paid as a franchise-tagged TE not WR, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 14, 2014 Jimmy Graham’s appeal...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees wants Jimmy Graham deal with Saints resolved

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wants Jimmy Graham’s contract situation to be resolved soon so that he has time to work with the star tight end before the team’s season opener. “Jimmy’s my guy,” Brees said in a sit-down interview with ESPN late last month. “I want what’s best for him. I want what’s best for the team. Certainly there’s a way that everybody...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Trying to understand Payton/Colston’s decision v.s. the Seahawks

It’s been several months since the Saints lost a heartbreaker in Seattle in the playoffs. The reason I bring this up is because I’ve been hearing other Saints fans blast Colston for making that erroneous pass that ran the clock out. It’s not completely Colston’s fault, although he should have better instincts to just step out of bounds and give Brees another chance. The play...
Via The Saints Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Graham ruled a tight end

New Orleans Saints star Jimmy Graham will be tagged as a tight end. Arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled Wednesday that Graham is indeed a tight end and not a wide receiver, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The Jimmy Graham decision is out. Burbank has ruled he’s a tight end. The Saints have won — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 2, 2014 The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Coleman: The Next Marques Colston?

The New Orleans Saints have been one of the top teams in recent history when it comes to finding late round talent in the draft. It all started in 2006 under new Head Coach Sean Payton. In that year the Saints drafted receiver Marques Colston out of Hofstra with the 252 pick in the 7th round. Since then, Colston has caught 607 passes and totaled over 8,000 yards with 63 touchdowns...
Via Football Nation
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marques Colston is overlooked due to his demeanor

The NFL is famous for developing overrated and underrated players year in and year out, because the most talkative guys get the most attention. Especially at the wide receiver position where getting attention from the media is almost a prerequisite, but that doesn’t mean they’re good wide receivers. There is one wide receiver that isn’t as talkative among the whole bunch of...
Via The Penalty Flag
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Where is Marques Colston?

The New Orleans Saints offense has been one of the most prolific and consistent unit in the NFL since Drew Brees and Sean Payton took over in 2006. There have been many players who have come and gone which isn’t unusual in today’s NFL with free agency. However, other than Brees and Payton, the one constant has been Marques Colston. Colston, a model of consistency, has vanished...
Via isportsweb.com
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Marques Colston Does it Again

Marques Colston has long been adored for Saints fans. He’s one of the team’s top wide receivers. He’s the author of his own children’s book. And he looks like this in a bathtub. Yet even with all that, Colston has found a way to out-marvelous himself. Today he’s hand-delivering a check for $103,000 to Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. The money will be put toward...
Via Chicks in the Huddle
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Marques Colston: Steady dominance

The NFL is famous for developing overrated and underrated players year in and year out, because the most talkative guys get the most attention. Especially at the wide receiver position where getting attention from the media is almost a prerequisite, but that doesn’t mean they’re good wide receivers. But there is one wide receiver that isn’t as talkative among the whole bunch...
Via The Penalty Flag
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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