Found December 01, 2013 on Diehardsport:
Vikings’ rookie Cordarrelle Patterson scored on a 33-yard run against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, and as a celebration, he got a high five from the referee.

Cordarrelle Patterson Scores, Gets High Five From the Referee

The Vikings‘ Cordarrelle Patterson was drafted as a wide receiver and returner but he also does a pretty good Adrian Peterson impersonation. Midway through the second quarter, Patterson lined up in the backfield, took a pitch from quarterback Christian Ponder, and proceeded to run through the Bears‘ defense. Thirty-three yards later, touchdown. [Continue Reading] I said it a...

Cordarrelle Patterson shares awkward high five with referee

getty images After burning the Chicago Bears for a 33 yard touchdown run Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson attempted to celebrate with an official. Patterson tried to get a high five, but the referee got the last laugh pulling his hand out of the way and leaving Patterson hanging. A moment later the two connected for a low five.

Adrian Peterson reaches 10,000 yards, carries Vikings to win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eric Dickerson, Jim Brown, Adrian Peterson. The company Adrian Peterson keeps among the NFL's running backs is as exclusive a fraternity as there is in football. Peterson's assault on Dickerson's single-season rushing record fell short last year, but there's never a lack for the records constantly in the sights of Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings'...

Rhett Ellison called for facemask penalty, costs Vikings field goal (GIF)

Minnesota Vikings tight end Rhett Ellison was called for an unusual facemask penalty in overtime against the Chicago Bears on Sunday that wiped out a field goal and temporarily cost the Vikings a win. The Vikings got the ball second in overtime after forcing a Bears punt, so a field goal would have won the […]

Jennings’ production jumps up with Cassel

Three of Greg Jennings’ biggest days this year have come with Matt Cassel at quarterback. The numbers show it’s too much of a pattern to be a coincidence. We examine the numbers and the reaction from the players.

Chris Cook pushes referee, gets ejected (GIFs)

Chris Cook was ejected from Sunday’s Minnesota Vikings-Chicago Bears game after pushing a referee during the third quarter. Cook appeared to be upset after Alshon Jeffery scored on a 46-yard touchdown catch, and he reacted by putting his hands on official Laird Hayes. He was penalized 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct and ejected from the […]

5 things: Vikings, Bears different teams than earlier meeting

Much has happened since the Chicago Bears scored with 10 seconds left to beat the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2 in Chicago 31-30. The late-game collapse ended up being a harbinger for Minnesota, which lost three other games in the same manner and had to settle for a tie last week at Green Bay after giving up the lead in the final minute of regulation. The Bears (6-5) entered this...

Ravens must not look past Vikings...I expect a tough battle...

To complete their current homestand trifecta, the Ravens have one obstacle left---the Minnesota Vikings. Even though the Vikes are 3-8-1, they are playing with pride right now, coming off a 23-20 upset of the Chicago Bears. The Vikings may be 0-5-1 on the road this year so far, but consider that they've won or tied 3 of their last 4 games. They're trending tough. ...

DeAngelo Williams is Inactive

Carolina running back DeAngelo Williams (quad) is inactive for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.Fantasy Spin:Jonathan Stewart and Mike Tolbert will both play, but neither is more than a flex option in a week when all 32 teams are in action.

Vikings record-seekers vs. Bears

Adrian Peterson joined a lot of elite NFL and Vikings company after another big performance against the Chicago Bears, from career yardage, carries, 200-yard games and more. Plus, Cordarrelle Patterson and Marcus Sherels made their marks in the Vikings record book.

Vikings QB Ponder leaves game, being evaluated for concussion

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has been taken to the locker room under evaluation for concussion symptoms.

Notebook: Vikings QB controversy continues

Christian Ponder was hurt at the end of an effective first half, and Matt Cassel had a solid second half and overtime. Every option sounds like it is in play for next Sunday. Plus, Blair Walsh and Cassel had potentially game-saving tackles while two very reliable kickers each had their moments of weakness, and other notes.

Vikings playing wait-and-see at QB

The Vikings’ quarterback situation remains unsettled while they monitor Christian Ponder’s progress coming off a concussion.

Injury Updates Week 13: Matt Forte, Adrian Peterson, DeAngelo Williams, Ben Tate

Will injuries to Matt Forté or Adrian Peterson keep either from their head-to-head matchup today? Those aren’t the only running back injuries...

Vikings top Bears 23-20 in overtime

Chicago's late-game collapse results in a deflating 23-20 road defeat to the Minnesota Vikings, one that could cost the Bears a shot at making the playoffs this season.
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