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Join Us In Pretending Not To Know What Chris Mortensen's Rat Tweets Are About

Ian Rapoport, Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter.
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Yesterday, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen tweeted out a series of rat emojis.

He tweeted the first rat at 6:36 p.m., shortly after NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted that Jalen Ramsey had requested a trade, which was exactly one minute after ESPN’s Adam Schefter, along with Mortensen, had broken that news.

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Mortensen sent the second rat tweet (two rats) at 10:14 p.m., four minutes after Rapoport tweeted the Minkah Fitzpatrick trade, which again, was exactly one minute after Adam Schefter had broken the news of the trade.

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The third rat tweet (three rats) came at 10:44 p.m., one minute after Rapoport tweeted news of Trevor Siemian’s ankle MRI, which—you guessed it—came one minute after Schefter broke the news.

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Maybe Schefter and Rapoport have the exact same sources and they all just like Schefter a little bit better?

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h/t Zach Schwartz

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