Jimmy Graham Update: Arbitrator Rules In Favor Of Saints

Discussion in 'New Orleans Saints' started by spstromain, Jul 2, 2014.

  1. spstromain

    spstromain Starter

    Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has ruled in favor of the New Orleans Saints, declaring that Jimmy Graham will remain tagged as a tight end. This follows a two-day grievance hearing held last month in the New Orleans area, in which both Graham and the Saints stated their respective cases in front of Burbank, a University of Pennsylvania Law School professor. The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport was the first to break the news. Pending an appeal, Graham will be scheduled to earn just over $7 million under the tight end tag, as opposed to the approximate $12 million the receiver’s tag would have paid. The Saints have […]

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  2. Kurt

    Kurt That Server Guy Staff Member Fantasy Guru

    Surely he'll get the deal done.. but it's going to go down to the wire.. like July 15th, the last day.
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  3. Buck Fenson

    Buck Fenson formerly Jake from State Farm

    just as long as he don't take it personally. see how long it took Brees to get his. it is business. bet he wish he took the talked about contract they offered him, if they did offer him one.
  4. 86WARD

    86WARD -

    Think he will appeal? Has 10 days to do it...
  5. Buck Fenson

    Buck Fenson formerly Jake from State Farm

    it is a given. 5 million is a lot of money to give up.