New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has filed a lawsuit accusing a California businessman of cheating him out of $9 million through jewelry purchases.

Area media report that Brees and his wife filed suit Monday in California against Vahid Moradi, who operates CJ Charles Jewelers in San Diego.

Even before Tuesday’s trade with the Rams, we expected the Patriots to be in the quarterback market late in the first round. It didn’t seem reasonable to think they could get all the way from No. 31 to the top five, but now that they have the 23rd and the 31st picks, along with two second-rounders, it seems as if nothing is impossible. With Jimmy Garoppolo now plying his trade in San Francisco, there’s no long-term successor in place for Tom Brady. The Patriots absolutely should be a factor if Lamar Jackson makes it into the middle of the round, and it’s entirely possible they could get even higher up in the round if they decide they want to do it.

Not too shabby, considering he struggled in spring training with his arm and bat. He went 0-1 with a 27.00 ERA in a pair of Cactus League outings and wound up pitching against minor leaguers on back fields, and also had trouble making contact with his swing.

He showed really good command today and was able to move the ball in and out, up and down, and we had a hard time getting consistent contact off of him, Chapman said.

Ohtani received ample support from the Los Angeles lineup.

Rain probability: 15 percent chance of light rain showers at 1 p.m., a 40 to 50 percent chance from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., then a 30 percent chance after 5 p.m.

Our advice to Mets fans: Dress in light layers and bring your rain gear with you, just to play it safe. Unlike some other sports stadiums in the New York region, Citi Field allows fans to bring umbrellas inside.
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