The deadline for Jimmy Graham to appeal independent arbitrator Stephen Burbank's franchise tag decision is believed to be Monday, July 14.
A source with knowledge of the situation tells Profootballtalk.com the Saints were not thrilled with the way arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled in their favor during the Jimmy Graham franchise tag case.
Marques Colston reiterated that he has "no restrictions" from his past chronic foot woes.
Profootballtalk reports the Saints have offered franchise player Jimmy Graham a multi-year contract worth $9.5 million annually.
According to agent Jimmy Sexton, contract negotiations between Jimmy Graham and the Saints will start at "ground zero."
Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has ruled that Jimmy Graham is a tight end for franchise designation purposes.
Arbitrator Stephen Burbank plans to inform the Saints and NFL of Jimmy Graham's franchise tag designation on Thursday, July 3.
A source with knowledge of the situation tells Profootballtalk.com that a ruling on Jimmy Graham's franchise tag designation is expected this week.
Saints first-round WR Brandin Cooks will spend two weeks working out with Drew Brees in San Diego prior to training camp.
First-round WR Brandin Cooks has earned the nickname "lightning" from his teammates.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune expects second-year pro Tim Lelito to be the Saints' starting center despite the signing of Jonathan Goodwin.
In an effort to win Jimmy Graham's grievance against the NFL, the league has used Graham's Twitter bio against him.
Drew Brees pointed to first-round pick Brandin Cooks as the primary replacement for Darren Sproles.
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports a settlement is unlikely in Jimmy Graham's franchise-tag dispute with the NFL.
Franchise player Jimmy Graham's grievance hearing begins Tuesday.