Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The Minnesota Vikings took a major step forward in 2012, shocking most of the football world by earning a wild card birth after being picked to finish last by most of the NFL preseason publications.  They will look to take yet another step forward in 2013, and made some bold moves during the off season to get that done, in particular on the offensive side of the football to take some of the attention from opposing defenses off 2,000 yard running back Adrian Peterson. Those moves include the signing of gifted wide receiver Greg Jennings from the division rival Green Bay Packers as well as moving up from the beginning of the second round into the back of the first round of the 2013 draft to snatch up the freakishly athletic receiver out of Tennessee Cordarrelle Patterson, who should get the opportunity to start opposite Jennings, and may also give a boost to the kickoff and punt return games as well.  Many scouts believe Patterson could be a bigger strong version of departed wide rece...
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