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Back in his rookie season of 2010, Ford looked like a potential future star. He had two 100-yard receiving games and a 71-yard run as a rookie in Oakland. The next three seasons involved diminishing production and increasing injuries. Ford had only 114 yards from scrimmage in 2013.
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Patterson's contract will pay $3 million for one season.