DETROIT – Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia was answering questions Wednesday, one day after his team surprised by trading leading receiver Golden Tate to the Philadelphia Eagles for a draft pick.
But his news conference took an odd turn when he snapped at a reporter for their posture during a question.
Watch the video above to see the exchange. Below is the transcript.
Reporter: "Why do you think this move makes your franchise better?"
Patricia: "Ah, well, you know. Do me a favor just kinda sit up, just like, have a little respect for the process. Every day you come and ask me questions and you're just kinda like you know, 'gimme this.'
Reporter: "I'm sitting …"
Patricia: "I'm asking just to be a little respectful in this whole process."
Reporter: "Okay, that's fine."
Patricia: "So ask me a question professionally and I'll answer it for you."
Reporter: "Okay. Why do you feel like this move makes your franchise better?"
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