Green Bay Packers rumors: Jimmy Graham on radar

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Bell tweeted Graham will sign with one of those teams and that his days in Seattle are over.

The New Orleans Saints are looking to upgrade at the tight end position this offseason, and it just so happens that the best one on the market is a very familiar face. And according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Packers are also among a number of teams who have already reached out to free-agent tight end Jimmy Graham. He may be 31 years of age, but Graham still has the ability to make a big impact on a game. He flirted with 1,000 yards in 2016 and caught 65 passes, while he had only 520 yards last season but was still a top red zone threat with 10 touchdown catches.

Martellus Bennett was a surprise signing for the Packers last offseason.

A Graham addition, which would cost roughly $7 million per season according to, would likely end Sims' time in Chicago. Green Bay already has receivers like Davante Adams, Jordy Nelson, and Randall Cobb for Rodgers to work with.

All of that being said, it is certainly intriguing to see the Packers being aggressive in free agency.

As the NFL's "legal tampering" period begins before free agent signings, it appears there is a 50-50 chance the Green Bay Packers could be shoring up their tight end corps.