1. Jimmy Graham has a high tolerance for pain!
Oct 27, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) breaks a tackle by Buffalo Bills free safety Jairus Byrd (31) on his way to a touchdown during the second half of a game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Bills 35-17. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
I was surprised to hear that Jimmy Graham was going to be active in this game after hearing the details about his injury. He had a partially torn plantar fascia in his foot. The plantar fascia is a band of fibrous tissue that extends along the underside of the foot. The pain feels like it is radiating throughout your entire foot. This injury usually sidelines wide receivers for weeks! Then he goes out and catches 3 balls for two touchdowns and 37 yards! Big props to Jimmy!