Report: Saints TE Jimmy Graham may miss time after bye week

Sunday October 12th, 2014

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham may not be able to play in New Orleans' game against the Detroit Lions next Sunday, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The Saints had a bye in Week 6. Graham, who suffered a sprained right shoulder in a win over the Bucs last week, would not have played on Sunday if the Saints had a game, according to Schefter.

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The 27-year-old Graham leads New Orleans with 34 catches for 376 yards and three touchdowns.

The Saints (2-3) signed former Packers tight end Tom Crabtree last week in case Graham misses extended time, and they also have tight ends Benjamin Watson and Josh Hill on their roster.

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New Orleans is expected to get running back Mark Ingram back from a hand injury this week, Schefter reports.

- Chris Mascaro

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