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Cordarrelle Patterson was convinced the Vikings wanted him, but their first two picks tried his patience. In the end, he is confident he will be able to do “great things.”

Vikings Trade Up To Take Tennessee’s Cordarrelle Patterson

When the Minnesota Vikings announced they were giving up their second (No. 52), third (No. 83), fourth (No. 120), and seventh (No. 229) round picks to the New England Patriots, ESPN was confident that it was so the Vikings could pick up Manti Te’o. Well, ESPN was absolutely wrong. The Vikings gave up their later picks to draft Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. When...

Minnesota Vikings Select Cordarrelle Patterson 29th Overall

1.29 Minnesota Vikings Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee (6-2, 216) Cordarrelle Patterson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 29th overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Vikings traded back into the 1st round with the Patriots to acquire this pick giving them a total of three 1st round picks on the day. In taking Patterson they continued to upgrade their wide receiving...

Fantasy Impact: Cordarrelle Patterson

Dress to impress Juan… The Vikings went big to jump back into the first round and grab their guy Cordarrelle Patterson, who is a freak athlete with raw abilities.  They needed a Harvin replacement and they got a bigger version that will need to be coached up before he will make an impact.  The Vikings also landed Greg Jennings this off season, so Patterson will have a veteran...

Cordarrelle Patterson Lands in Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings used their third first-round pick (No. 29) on Tennessee wideout Cordarrelle Patterson.Fantasy Spin:He's a bit raw, but has the size (6-3, 216 pounds) and speed (4.42) to become a No. 1 receiver. Patterson played just one season at the FBS level, catching 46 balls for 778 yards and five touchdowns. He set a Tennessee record of 1,858 all-purpose yards. He...

NFL Draft 2013 Open Thread: Day Two Inactivity

Welcome to day two of the 2013 NFL Draft! The Minnesota Vikings will likely be passive participants this evening, as they traded away their 2nd and 3rd round picks in order to move up and select WR Cordarrelle Patterson. We're still working on a proper nickname for him, however, so perhaps that's the best way for you to spend your time tonight. We'll list some of our...

A new number 84 in town

Cordarrelle Patterson carried a purple number 84 jersey to the podium that he knew carried memories of Randy Moss with Vikings fans. Patterson will be the latest to try to replace Moss’ explosiveness in Minnesota.

Enthusiasm followed Vikings' three picks to Winter Park

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Sharrif Floyd, Xavier Rhodes and Cordarrelle Patterson finally made their way to Minnesota on Friday morning, finishing a whirlwind NFL draft tour started at Radio City Music Hall in New York City the night before. The trio the newest Minnesota Vikings after being taken with the 23rd, 25th, and 29th selections were picked up from the airport in a limousine...

NFL Draft Day One: Vikings Get to Peacockin'

The Minnesota Vikings made out like gang busters Thursday night during the first round of the NFL draft. They stayed pat with their first two draft picks at 23 and 25, walking away with players who were expected to go much higher than that slot in DT Sharrif Floyd and CB Xavier Rhodes, respectively, then traded back into the first round at 29 to draft WR Cordarrelle Patterson. This...
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