CORDARRELLE PATTERSON NEWS

JUCO Transfer WR’s Who Will Burst Onto The Scene In 2014

It wasn’t that long ago when Cordarrelle Patterson of the Minnesota Vikings was paying his dues and honing his craft in the junior college ranks. In a two-year career at Hutchinson Community College of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference, Patterson put up 1,832 yards receiving with 24 touchdown receptions. On top of those impressive receiving totals, Patterson amassed...
Via In The Neutral Zone
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Update: Cordarrelle Patterson out with foot injury

The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner and a majority of the 32 teams in the league have already started their mandatory training camps around the country.  Unfortunately, injuries are beginning to pile up as players take the field for the first time since Organized Team Activities wrapped up in late spring. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is one of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Butch Jones Calls Tennessee “The Original Wide Receiver U”

It’s been a rough few years for Tennessee football, but if there’s one thing that the team still has despite a bit of a dry spell, it’s that it is one of the most respected and decorated programs in college football history. One honor that hasn’t been bestowed onto UT, however, is the title of “Wide Receiver U,” until earlier today, when Volunteers head coach Butch Jones...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Rookie Cordarrelle Patterson Makes History in Regular Season Finale

Rookie wide receiver/return man Cordarrelle Patterson was not a huge factor for the Minnesota Vikings on offense this season, but maybe after they take a step and look at some of the things the former Tennessee Volunteers standout did this season they'll realize they need to get him in the game plan a little more.From Bleacher ReportOn the season he had 43 receptions (on 73 targets...
Via FatManWriting
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Vols aiming to have nation's top offensive line

Tennessee's offensive linemen savor the challenge they're facing and the attention they're receiving. The Volunteers return four starters from a line that allowed only eight sacks last season. Because Tennessee lacks star power at the skill positions, offensive tackles Antonio ''Tiny'' Richardson and Ja'Wuan James rank alongside linebacker A.J. Johnson...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson to fill in for Jarius Wright on Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Cordarrelle Patterson has been the Minnesota Vikings receiving leader through two preseason games with six catches going for 73 yards, accelerating the belief Patterson might be able to help the team early in his rookie season. Patterson has been one of the few offensive highlights in the preseason for Minnesota, but each of his six receptions has come from...
Via Fox Sports North
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson to fill in for Jarius Wright on Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Cordarrelle Patterson has been the Minnesota Vikings receiving leader through two preseason games with six catches going for 73 yards, accelerating the belief Patterson might be able to help the team early in his rookie season. Patterson has been one of the few offensive highlights in the preseason for Minnesota, but each of his six receptions has come from...
Via Fox Sports North
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson shows flashes in first NFL game

MINNEAPOLIS -- Cordarrelle Patterson got his hands on the football for the first time in an NFL game and saw the crease open and really couldn't believe what he was seeing. Patterson's playmaking ability and talent running the football has been talked about often since the Minnesota Vikings made the bold move to trade four draft picks on the first night of April's NFL...
Via Fox Sports North
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson shows flashes in first NFL game

MINNEAPOLIS -- Cordarrelle Patterson got his hands on the football for the first time in an NFL game and saw the crease open and really couldn't believe what he was seeing. Patterson's playmaking ability and talent running the football has been talked about often since the Minnesota Vikings made the bold move to trade four draft picks on the first night of April's NFL...
Via Fox Sports North
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Rookie Report: Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson

Talent Level: Cordarrelle Patterson was considered to be a potential top 10 pick in the early going of the 2013 draft process. His combination of size and speed and potential as a playmaker has drawn comparisons to the likes of Julio Jones, Dez Bryant, and even "The Playmaker" himself, former Cowboys Hall-of-Famer Michael Irvin.  As the draft drew closer however, teams...
Via Football Nation
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The most improved college football teams

Tennessee Volunteers (1-7/5-7) The Vols, in the 2012 season, tried to win games by throwing the football with Tyler Bray. The Volunteers lost quarterback Tyler Bray, wide receivers Cordarrelle Patterson, and Justin Hunter. The past will prove this is a good situation for the Vols.Learn from your past: In 1998, Tennessee won a title with the rushing game of Travis Henry and Jamal...
Via Football Nation
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots trade first-round draft pick

The New England Patriots traded their first-round pick in the NFL draft to the Minnesota Vikings for four picks Thursday night. Coach Bill Belichick shipped the 29th choice for selections in the second, third, fourth and seventh rounds this year. Those are the 52nd, 83rd, 102nd and 229th overall. With the Patriots' pick, the Vikings chose wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings make bold move to grab Patterson late in first round

With two first-round picks heading into Thursday's first night of the NFL draft, most analysts expected the Minnesota Vikings would spend one of them on a wide receiver. But when Minnesota went with defense at Nos. 23 and 25 -- taking Florida lineman Sharrif Floyd and Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes -- it seemed finding a running mate for newly signed free agent Greg Jennings...
Via Fox Sports North
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings make bold move to grab Patterson late in first round

With two first-round picks heading into Thursday's first night of the NFL draft, most analysts expected the Minnesota Vikings would spend one of them on a wide receiver. But when Minnesota went with defense at Nos. 23 and 25 -- taking Florida lineman Sharrif Floyd and Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes -- it seemed finding a running mate for newly signed free agent Greg Jennings...
Via Fox Sports North
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots and Vikings Complete 1st Round Trade: 5 Picks Involved

All day, we kept hearing that the Patriots were certainly going to trade out of the first round to gain additional picks in rounds two through seven. The Patriots were offered a trade late in the first round by the Minnesota Vikings, hoping to trade back into the first round to draft a wide reciever. The details of the trade are as follows: New England Recieves: No. 52 (2nd round...
Via CLNS Radio
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Trade First-Round Pick to Minnesota Vikings for Four Draft Picks

The Patriots were on the clock for all but a few moments before making up their minds on a first-round pick. Except they didn’t take a player. The Patriots traded out of their first-round pick at No. 29 to the Minnesota Vikings in order to pick up more picks later in the draft, With the deal, the Patriots pick up a second (52nd overall), third (83rd), fourth (102nd) and seventh...
Via NESN.com
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss
STYLISH DRAFT DUDS

Suspenders, bow tie for Cordarrelle Patterson

Cordarrelle Patterson was definitely trying to make a fashion statement at the NFL Draft. The former Tennessee wide receiver showed up to Radio City Music Hall wearing about every type of accessory possible. Patterson had his hair up almost in a bun, sunglasses, a Tennessee orange handkerchief, a gold watch, gold bracelets, and a bow tie. But the most confounding part of his outfit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers looking for depth, not impact players

The Pittsburgh Steelers don't think they'll find an impact player with the 17th pick in this week's draft. That's fine by general manager Kevin Colbert, who believes it takes any player at least one season to figure out how to play for one of the NFL's marquee franchises. There are plenty of holes to fill in Pittsburgh, which lost a handful of starters to free...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: 49ers Looking to Trade up To 13th or 14th

What do you do when you have 13 picks in the current draft and not nearly enough open spaces on the roster to fill with those picks? You trade up for a difference maker of course. Reports coming out prior to this Thursday’s draft are suggesting that 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke is planning on doing just that, all the way up to the 13th or 14th spot as a matter of fact. The...
Via BaySportsNet
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams put little stock in Wonderlic scores

ST. LOUIS Les Snead and Jim Fisher remember when the Wonderlic Personnel Test was a big deal. Back then, the 50-question exam that's been given to NFL-bound players since the 1970s seemed like the best way to see inside a prospect's head. High scores meant a kid should easily adjust to complexities of the professional game. Low ones signaled trouble. The problem, Snead...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams put little stock in Wonderlic scores

ST. LOUIS Les Snead and Jim Fisher remember when the Wonderlic Personnel Test was a big deal. Back then, the 50-question exam that's been given to NFL-bound players since the 1970s seemed like the best way to see inside a prospect's head. High scores meant a kid should easily adjust to complexities of the professional game. Low ones signaled trouble. The problem, Snead...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The wide receivers within reach of Ravens in 2013 draft...

We will update this article with the news about the 2013 NFL Schedule... as I write this, the rumor is very strong concerning the Ravens opening on a Thursday night at Denver---all because of a scheduling conflict in Baltimore with the Orioles. We'll know by the end of this blurb... We all know QB Joe Flacco needs a steady influx of high-quality receivers if he is to play...
Via Ravens Football Machine
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Teams Worried Cordarrelle Patterson Lacks ‘Intelligence,’ Doesn’t Know How to Run Routes

Cordarrelle Patterson is the top-rated wide receiver on many teams draft boards, but there are still some concerns about the Tennessee product. Patterson played just one season at the D-I level before declaring for this year’s NFL draft, and some teams are worried about his ability to pick up NFL offenses, according to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “Mentally,...
Via NESN.com
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: 5 Best Fits For Cordarrelle Patterson

Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is easily one of the best athletes in the upcoming draft, is magic with the ball in his hands, and has as much upside as maybe anyone in this draft.  The problem is he has no idea what he is doing as a receiver yet and will need substantial time learning the position in the NFL.  In the right situation, he could develop into a superstar...
Via Football Nation
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Draft – Tennessee WR Cordarrelle Patterson Scouting Report Profile

As many of you are well aware of by now, I am not high on Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, who only has one year of Division I production under his belt in the form of 46 catches for 778 yards. Patterson also had the lowest catch percentage on the team last season as he was targeted 84 times. (54.8%) Patterson has not yet been brought in for a pre draft visit, but...
Via Steelers Depot
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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