Saints TE Jimmy Graham named NFC Player of the Month
Jay Vise Reporting
The accolades for Jimmy Graham's outstanding play continue, as the Saints tight end has been named the NFC Player of the Month by the NFL.
He's the first NFL tight end to win the honor since the award began in 1986, according to the New Orleans Saints.
Graham's record-breaking month featured 27 catches for 458 yards and six TD's.
According to neworleanssaints.com, Graham's three-game span of 413 yards is tied for the most by a tight end over a three-game span in a single season, tied with Shannon Sharpe (1996) and Dave Kocourek (1961.)