Jimmy Graham in verbal spat

Updated: January 11, 2014, 4:25 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham had a verbal confrontation with Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin on the CenturyLink Field about two hours before Saturday's NFC divisional-round playoff game.

Graham was shouting and pointing at Irvin, seeming to gesture for the linebacker to get away from him.

Irvin continued to get closer to Graham, but other players and team officials separated the players before things escalated.

Graham is one of the top tight ...

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