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Jimmy Graham is expected to play this week

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Amid rumors that Saints tight end Jimmy Graham could miss several games with a sprained ankle, a source with knowledge of the situation has a far rosier estimate for Graham.

Per the source, Graham will miss none.

That’s what we’re hearing as the Saints prepare to emerge from their bye week with a trip to Tampa for a key NFC South showdown with the Bucs.

Graham left the Superdome in a walking boot after the team’s Week Five win over the Chargers.  Out of sight and largely out of mind during the bye week, the question now becomes whether and to what extent he’ll be able to perform on Sunday.

Per Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, interim to the interim coach Aaron Kromer declined on Monday to provide updates on any injured players.  The first word will come on Wednesday.

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4 Responses to “Jimmy Graham is expected to play this week”
  1. md228010 says: Oct 16, 2012 10:02 PM

    Perfect timing b/c my other tight end Celek is on bye…

  2. steelernationfartsinyourfaceandwinschampionships says: Oct 16, 2012 10:13 PM

    His walking boot has a better chance at making the Steelers.

  3. gameover715 says: Oct 16, 2012 10:33 PM

    It was only a few months ago that it was the “year of the QB” with Rodgers and Brees, and the “year of the TE” with Gronk and Graham. This season, so far, is the opposite of that. This is part of the reason that I love the NFL. Always changing, always evolving, and never the same year to year!

  4. deathmonkey41 says: Oct 16, 2012 10:42 PM

    To console himself, Andy ate alot.

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