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Posted: Tuesday, 15 July 2014 8:27AM

Jimmy Graham tweets 'I'm bleeding black and gold this morning!'



After a long off-season filled with conjecture and speculation, the Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham have ironed out a new contract making him the highest paid player at his position in league history. Graham’s deal will average $10 million per season over four years, worth $40 million with $21 million in guaranteed money.
  WWL Saints sideline reporter Kristian Garic has confirmation from a league source that the two sides have agreed to terms, and ESPN's Andrew Brandt says Graham's agent Jimmy Sexton is also confirming a deal is in place.

READ MORE: Kristian: Hebert says Graham very deserving of pay day And shortly before 8:30 came this announcement from Saints spokesman Greg Bensel: Some of the reaction from other Saints players:
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