Packers intend to bring back TE Jimmy Graham

By Kevin Patra

Across the NFL Author

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Jan. 29, 2019 at 03:36 p.m.

Updated:

Jan. 29, 2019 at 05:08 p.m.

Jimmy Graham appears build to decide on passes from Aaron Rodgers for but every other season.
NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that after the Packers put collectively for the offseason, they slay so with the belief that Graham will seemingly be abet for 2019, a source said.

The tight stay is due a $5 million roster bonus on March 15, and the expectation now could be they pay it, and he returns, in step with Rapoport.
With a frightful salary of $3.45 million plus the roster bonus, there changed into some sail that the Packers could also pass on from Graham after beautiful one season. Reducing the 32-300 and sixty five days-worn would decide up Green Bay $5.3 million on the salary cap while leaving $7.3 million in slow money.
As a alternative, the Packers will give Graham but every other hasten below original coach Matt LaFleur.
Graham caught 55 passes for 636 yards and beautiful two touchdowns in 16 games in Green Bay in 2018. The underwhelming advertising and marketing campaign, nonetheless, will now not close the Packers from giving the tight stay but every other likelihood to attend with Rodgers.

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