Seattle Seahawks Get Jimmy Graham In Surprise Trade

The Urban Daily

Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v Seattle Seahawks Jeff Gross

[ione_image_credit width=”1024″ caption=”1″ align=”aligncenter” text=”Getty”][/ione_image_credit]One of the biggest trades of the NFL off-season was just announced as tight end Jimmy Graham is reportedly packing his bags for Seattle, according to NFL.com.

The New Orleans Saints, fresh off an utterly disappointing season that saw quarterback Drew Brees throw 17 interceptions, will get a first round pick (#31 overall) and center Max Unger in return for Graham. The news comes less than a year after the Saints signed a four-year, $40 million contract with the 28-year old tight end and breakout star.

So, what does this mean for Seattle? The Hawks have been easily the best team in the NFC for a couple years running with Russell Wilson proving himself one of the most resourceful young quarterbacks in the league. Graham will lend Wilson some surefire support as a fast-rising and absurdly athletic talent. (Graham played college…

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