Pardon My Take first reported news of the trade.

Patterson, who’s most well known in the football world for his electrifying kick returns and world-class speed as a wideout, has been an underrated special teams player. With the Pats expected to lose longtime special teams ace Matthew Slater in free agency (he visited the Steelers this weekend, per ESPN ), that’s probably the role […]

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There wasn’t a team with as much on the line in free agency as the Houston Texans.

Lacking a first- or second-round pick, the Texans had to rely on their cap space to rebuild the offensive line and secondary. They hit on three significant players—guard Zach Fulton, cornerback Aaron Colvin and safety Tyrann Mathieu—though they could’ve used even more help. The Indianapolis Colts are a rebuilding team in the midst of a […]

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Report: Cowboys to release Scandrick after 10 seasons

Orlando Scandrick ‘s career in Dallas appears to be over after 10 seasons. The Cowboys have informed their long-time cornerback he will be released, a source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. We think that Darnold and Rosen will come off the board in the first two picks, one way or another, which will leave the Jets […]

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By the numbers: The stats behind Westbrook’s 100 triple-doubles

Since coming into the league in 2008-09, Westbrook has more than twice as many triple-doubles as any other franchise. And looking beyond the scope of Westbrook’s career, he has more triple-doubles than 23 of the other 29 active franchises do … all-time! Thunder center Steven Adams has been a part of more Westbrook triple-doubles than […]

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Explaining what happens with Joakim Noah and the Knicks after center doesn’t get bought out

The New York Knicks and exiled center Joakim Noah didn’t agree to a buyout before Thursday night, which was the deadline for waived players to be eligible to play in the playoffs. So where do things go from here? Prior to Thursday’s deadline, the general feeling between the Knicks and Noah was that they would […]

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Sources: JR Smith earned suspension for throwing soup at assistant Damon Jones

Cavaliers guard JR Smith earned his one-game suspension from the team Thursday by throwing a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones, multiple sources with knowledge of the incident told ESPN. Jones, a former Cavs player, has been back with the organization since 2014. He worked his way up from an assistant coach with […]

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