Nov 21, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) celebrates a touchdown in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Jimmy Graham Brings Down Goal Post in Atlanta


Jimmy Graham did some serious damage at the Georgia Dome on Thursday Night Football. 

The New Oreleans Saints star tight end not only caught five receptions for 100 yards and a touchdown — he forced a delay of game after his pateneted slam dunk over the goal post to celebrate a score.

Larry Holder of NOLA.com has the details:

“Graham pulled his best Shaquille O’Neal impersonation after the TD grab as his two-handed jam over the goal post bent the upright. It forced a small delay as workers brought out ladders to level the goal post. Graham ended with a game-high 100 receiving yards on five receptions, tying an NFL record for most 100-yard games in a season at the position set by Atlanta’s Tony Gonzalez.”

Graham had something to say about the matter after the game:

 

 

Check out the big day Graham had overall:

 

 

Not a bad day for the NFL’s best tight end.

 

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