Jimmy Graham earns historic honor

Updated: October 3, 2013, 1:32 PM ET
By Mike Triplett | ESPN.com

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham continues to raise the bar for the tight end position.

Graham was named the NFC's Offensive Player of the Month on Thursday -- the first time a tight end has been so honored in either conference since the NFL started the award in 1986.

Graham caught 27 passes for 458 yards and six touchdowns in four September victories.

"He's a big target. He's extremely athletic. He's got this fire and passion and will to succeed and to ...

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