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Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

Blake Bortles' decision to sign with the Rams provides an experienced backup to QB Jared Goff. Bortles takes over for unrestricted free agent Sean Mannion, who struggled throughout the preseason last year, creating concern if he ever needed to be inserted for Goff. The third overall pick in 2014, Bortles passed for 103 touchdowns, with 75 interceptions, in five seasons in Jacksonville. He signed a one-year deal.

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Blake Bortles is currently finalizing a deal to join the Rams as Jared Goff's backup, per source. - Jeff Darlington

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

David Fizdale said in Toronto that LeBron James spoke to Kevin Knox for about ten minutes after Sunday's Knicks-Lakers game, per the New York Post. A nice gesture from James after what must have been a disappointing loss to the Knicks.

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