Jimmy Graham feels "almost 100 times better" Weighing in at 260 pounds after playing at 280 last year By: Doug Orth | Aug 7 2017, 5:55 pm
During a 710 ESPN Seattle interview with John Clayton, Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham said he feels "almost a 100 times" better than he did at this time last season. Graham said he had to rehab from a ruptured patellar tendon injury twice a day all last season just to get ready for games. He said he played at around 280 pounds and is now down to 260. Graham had 923 receiving yards last year, third-best among tight ends. (ESPN)
FFToday's Take:Once considered Rob Gronkowski's only rival among fantasy tight ends, Graham became the first NFL player of note last season to enjoy a decent amount of success coming off a ruptured patellar tendon. It probably doesn't help the stock much he is now 30 years old, but the drop in weight - assuming he has kept most of his natural athleticism - should be good for him moving forward. He's a value pick in the sixth round of fantasy drafts.