With six days to go until the deadline for applying the franchise tag, the Saints and tight end Jimmy Graham remain far apart on a long-term contract.

According to Mike Garafalo of FOX Sports, the current gap stands at several million dollars. Per year.

Garafolo pegs the likelihood of Graham leaving the Saints at zero percent, predicting that Graham and the Saints are headed for a franchise-tag fight. As we’ve previously explained, however, there’s a chance that a franchise-tag fight will result in Graham leaving the Saints.