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Jimmy Graham named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Jimmy Graham scored two touchdowns against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday

New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 3, the league announced on Wednesday.

Graham had nine receptions for 134 yards (14.9 avg.) and two touchdowns against the Arizona Cardinals last Sunday.

Graham joins Shannon Sharpe and Alge Crumpler as the only NFL tight ends to win Player of Week multiple times.

Graham is in the top-5 of numerous receiving categories and tops most rankings among TEs:

Category NFL Rank TE Rank Stat
Receptions 4th-tied 1st 23
TDs 2nd-tied 1st-tied 4
Receiving Yards 3rd 1st 358
Yards Per Catch Avg.* 8th 1st 15.6
Yards From Scrimmage 3rd 1st 358
First Downs 3rd-tied 1st 19

*Ranking only includes players with 15 or more receptions so far this season

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