Saints TE Jimmy Graham questionable, will be a game-time decision

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New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is listed as questionable (shoulder) for Sunday against the Detroit Lions, and his status could come down to a game-time decision, he told reporters Friday.

"I think (coach) Sean (Payton) might try to see how I'm doing on Sunday and maybe work me out before the game to see where I'm at," Graham said. "As of right now, I don't know."

The two-time Pro Bowler injured his shoulder in the Saints’ Week 5 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Earlier reports had Graham missing 2-3 weeks beyond last week’s bye, but he returned to limited practice Thursday.

Graham had 86 receptions for 1,215 yards and 16 touchdowns last season. He is the first tight end in Saints history to pass the 1,000-yard reception mark.

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