Dec 2, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) breaks a tackle by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated New Orleans 34-7. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Jimmy Graham, Bruce Irvin have altercation before Saints vs. Seahawks (Video)


The weather report for Saturday’s playoff game between the New Orleans Saints-Seattle Seahawks is quite nasty today and so are the tempers.

As Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was warming up and checking field conditions prior to the game, tensions began to overflow as multiple members of the Seahawks secondary and linebacker core (including Bruce Irvin) engaged in a  jawing session with the former Miami Hurricane star.

Graham was held back by a fellow teammate and a member of the coaching staff before anything more serious escalated, though the two continued to shout at each other as they were escorted off the field.

Irvin should find himself paired up with Graham a decent amount this afternoon, so I have a feeling we haven’t seen the last of this altercation.

Graham is looking to improve off his Week 15 contest against the Seahawks where he was only able to post three catches for 42 yards, one of his worst games of the season.

Get your popcorn ready, folks.


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