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Julius Thomas spent time working with Tony Gonzalez this offseason.
Despite Gonzalez's Claims, Saints TE Jimmy Graham is Being Paid Like an Elite Wide Receiver

Despite Gonzalez's Claims, Saints TE Jimmy Graham is Being Paid Like an Elite Wide Receiver

In trying to create views during the off-season, new CBS analyst Tony Gonzalez has been using hyperbole to support the cause of Jimmy Graham in the matter of compensation for NFL tight ends. The truth is, the Saints tight end is being paid like an elite WR. Having failed to make the postseason after signing with the Atlanta Falcons for one year in search of a Super Bowl ring, the maybe-retired Tony Gonzalez has been using star tight end Jimmy Graham's contract situation as a platform on which to try breaking into the sports media scene.  As a former player who signed two contracts...
Saints News, 7/15/14: After Saints & Graham Strike Contract Deal, Tony Gonzalez Says Graham 'Still Underpaid'

Saints News, 7/15/14: After Saints & Graham Strike Contract Deal, Tony Gonzalez Says Graham 'Still Underpaid'

“If you look at the numbers and production and what he means to that team, I think he’s underpaid still," said Gonzalez. "If you compare him to all the other elite receivers around the league and leading the league with 16 touchdowns, 1200 yards and 14 yards per catch. That’s an elite receiver and he should be paid like one. Just because he’s a tight end and that’s the name of his position he’s going to be paid less. I don’t think that’s fair.” Tweets Jimmy Graham gets $21M of his $40M total in his deal by mid Feb. Earns $12M in the form of a signing bonus— Jason La...
Times-Picayune Jul 7, 2014

Tony Gonzalez claims 'discrimination' against tight ends such as Jimmy Graham

Former Falcons tight end says Graham should be paid based on production

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