70°

Topics

Jimmy Graham
Jimmy Graham and Saints agree to record contract
Jimmy Graham and Saints agree to record contract

Jimmy Graham is a tight end, not a wide receiver. But now he's a very well-paid tight end. And that was what the argument was really about in the first place. The New Orleans Saints confirmed Tuesday that they have reached a multi-year contract with Graham. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that the deal is worth $40 million over four years, with at least $20 million guaranteed. That would make him the highest-paid tight end in NFL history. It's a happy ending in a situation that had the potential to get pretty ugly. After the Saints placed the franchise tag on their two-time Pro Bowler, the NFL Players Assn. filed a grievance saying that since Graham was often used...

Loading