The 2010 first-round pick has spent his entire career in Philadelphia, playing out his rookie contract followed by a four-year, $26 million deal. While never quite dominant as a pass rusher, Graham offers a nice mixture of durability, consistency and versatility, with five straight seasons recording at least 39 tackles, four sacks and 15 appearances. He'll celebrate his 31st birthday in April and should be locked in as a starter at defensive end for the Eagles.
Graham generated 39 tackles, four sacks, two pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery over 16 games in 2018.
Graham's stats don't do his play justice considering how impactful he was as a pass rusher. He only got four sacks, but the 30-year-old ranked with the league leaders with 60 quarterback hurries. Overall, Graham performed well on the last year of his contract and should have a strong market when free agency opens in March.
Graham suited up for 82 percent of defensive snaps for the Eagles on Monday, and was able to notch his fourth sack of the season. The Michigan product is up to 33 tackles (25 solo) on the season, and will take on the Giants in Week 14.
Graham recorded five tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 27-20 loss to Dallas.
Graham got to Dak Prescott by himself on the Cowboys' first play of the game and later joined Chris Long for a second-quarter takedown, but it didn't keep the Dallas quarterback from scoring a touchdown later that same drive. The 30-year-old played 55 snaps, the most he's seen this year while matching his season high for tackles in the process. He's up to 27 tackles (20 solo), three sacks and a pass defensed in 2018.
Graham posted two tackles (one solo), including a half-sack, in Sunday's loss to Carolina.
Graham's assisted sack gives him just 1.5 on the season. He's not had a prolific year, but he's been able to get to the quarterback twice in the last three games, which could be a sign he's starting to return to form. However, he's still on pace for his worst sack numbers since 2013, and he hasn't done much to warrant consideration as an IDP. Looking ahead, Graham and the Eagles take on the Jaguars in Week 8.
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