Said Minter: "There really isn't much you can do with that, unless you put a D-end out there to cover him. I really don't know what to tell you. We try to scheme against it, but it's really our guys just manning up and making a play on it. And pray."
While he's on pace for more yards than last season, Graham has just two touchdowns after piling up 26 over the past two seasons as Drew Brees' go-to target in New Orleans. Entering Week 10, Saints tight end Ben Watson is on pace for more yardage and touchdowns than Graham, which also speaks to how the Saints and Seahawks use their tight ends.
"We feel like we've been handling tight ends pretty well the first half of the season," said safety Tyrann Mathieu. "I'm excited for the challenge."