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Bucs, Graham Reach Accord on Contract Extension

Posted Jun 29, 2008 by Roy Cummings

Updated Jun 29, 2008 at 09:24 PM

TAMPA - The Bucs reduced their list of disgruntled players by one on Sunday when they reached agreement on a contract extension with running back Earnest Graham.

The new deal is expected to keep Graham in a Bucs uniform through the 2012 season is reportedly worth $11 million, according to

The deal comes in the wake of Graham’s holdout from offseason workouts and should put an end to any speculation Graham might skip the start of training camp.

The only portion of the offseason program that Graham participated in this year was the mandatory minicamp. During the camp, however, Graham did not rule out the possibility he might skip camp in an effort to get the contract he was looking for.