If you were in a Portland-area Buffalo Wild Wings last Sunday afternoon, you probably noticed a man in sunglasses and a hoodie who seemed a little too into the Seattle Seahawks’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was All-Pro safety Earl Thomas. Thomas missed the first game of his career last week because of a hamstring injury and didn’t travel with the team.
Everyone knows that Mike is about to be traded to the Cubs, and Oscar the GM and Charlie the president of baseball operations specifically do not want Mike to play that day because if he gets injured, that would blow the whole deal.
The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski looks at the impressive start to Russell Westbrook’s season and how Kevin Durant’s defection may have ignited it.