Feb 2, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (left) and Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez during the USA Network special NFL Characters Unite press conference at the Super Bowl XLVI media center at the J.W. Marriott. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Saints Jimmy Graham and Falcons Tony Gonzalez make NFL history


According to the NFL, New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham and Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez made some significant history this afternoon when the two teams faced each other.

Graham and Gonzalez became the first two tight ends to have at least 120 receiving yards and two touchdowns in the same game.  Graham had 7 receptions for 146 yards and two touchdowns.  Gonzalez had 11 receptions for 122 yards and two touchdowns.

Gonzalez also set another mark when he caught his 100th touchdown pass today becoming the eight player in NFL history to do so as well as being the first tight end in the NFL to have 100 receiving touchdowns.

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  • Larry James

    Both of these tight ends guys are great players they need to be rewarded for a well done job in the NFL.

  • Magyver

    Pfffttt… Jimmy’s the better dunker!

  • Joe Petitjean

    Congrats to both men what a display they put on Sunday afternoon