Report: Saints, Jimmy Graham close to a new deal


Even though Jimmy Graham appealed his franchise tag ruling, it won’t hold back his agent and the Saints from working out a long-term deal.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  Graham and the Saints are close to getting a long-term extension done.

If a new deal doesn’t get done by Tuesday at 4pm eastern time,  Graham will have to play the 2014 season under the franchise tag.