Jimmy Graham has limited value in Matt LaFleur's offense

Jimmy Graham is listed as a tight end for the Packers, but plays much more like a wide receiver. That limits his value in a more run-focused offense in Green Bay under new head coach Matt LaFleur.

Cory Jennerjohn of Cheesehead TV explains why Graham's impact on the offense this year might even be less than last year's, when he caught just two touchdown passes.

Graham isn't a good blocker. I'm not sure Graham even likes to block. There were numerous occasions last season of Graham whiffing on blocks or just looking disinterested. Those two attributes aren't going to mesh well with Matt LaFleur's new offensive scheme that will stress the running game even more. So where does that leave Graham? In a perfect world, he will be lined up on the outside possibly next to Davante Adams or Marquez Valdes-Scantling. Rodgers will be able to still get Graham the ball by using Graham's 6-foot-7 frame, but there's no chance of Graham using his speed to get open anymore.

You can read the full analysis at Cheesehead TV by clicking here.

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