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Vikings' Patterson meets with Zimmer to discuss playing time

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Cordarrelle Patterson played one offensive snap in Sunday's overtime win for the Minnesota Vikings. The inactivity led Patterson to sit down and talk to coach Mike Zimmer this week. "We had a good, little heart-to-heart talk this morning," Patterson said. "He kept it real with me. I told him how I feel. So just talking to him, I believe in everything he (said...
Via Fox Sports North
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cordarrelle Patterson & Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer clear the air

Second-year Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is struggling lately; over the last five games Patterson has totaled five catches and recently was benched in favor of another rookie. Why the change? Here’s the longform from our friend Arif Hasan: Posted at @vikingsjournal – What's Up With Cordarrelle Patterson? A film review pic.twitter...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Vikings Benched Cordarrelle Patterson

#459567002 / The Vikings have made it official. Cordarrelle Patterson has been benched. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner announced that he has been replaced in the starting line-up by former 7th round pick, Charles Johnson. Expectations were very high for the former first round pick entering his second season. During Patterson’s rookie year he made the Pro...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Percy Harvin Claims He “Loves” Cordarrelle Patterson’s Skill Set

Just this past week, the Minnesota Vikings benched 2013 first-round draft pick Cordarrelle Patterson, who has been incredibly ineffective so far this season. His benching came in favor of fellow youngster Charles Johnson. Now that Patterson is no longer an active part of the offense, former Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin indicated that he “loves” Patterson’s skill set...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Enigma that is the Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson

Three snaps. That is all, just three. That is the amount of time that Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson spent on the field as a member of the offense during last Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. That is the amount of time that a player, whom the Vikings traded a second, a third, a fourth, and a seventh round draft pick in 2013 to acquire, spent on...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings confirm Cordarrelle Patterson is no longer a starter

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson's playing time has dwindled. He had only three snaps with the offense in the last game. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner confirmed Thursday that Charles Johnson has replaced Patterson as the starter at the ''X'' position. That doesn't mean Patterson won't still see meaningful action as a wide receiver,...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Updates: Cordarrelle Patterson injures knee, ankle

Minnesota Vikings wide-receiver Cordarrelle Patterson suffered minor knee and ankle injuries during Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.  Brian Murphy reports Patterson was hurt during his forty-two yard kick-off return in the third quarter of the game.  Patterson was briefly tended to by the training staff on the sidelines but later returned to the field. #461414571...
Via NFL Injury Report
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The cold state of the Minnesota Vikings

My dad likes to criticize Minnesota weathermen. Well, to be fair, he criticizes most things, but the forecasters of winter in the North Star State annually draw his ire. They’ll dance around reports or speak in vague terms to hide the severity of the impending weather. This one always gets him — the high on […] The post The Cold State Of The Minnesota Vikings appeared first...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings coach blasts team, star wide receiver

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is not happy with his team in the wake of its latest loss. After the Vikings fell to 2-4 at the hands of the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Zimmer went off on his players for their lack of focus and preparation. “I’m extremely disappointed about this loss,” he told...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 13, 2014  |  1 Comment

Mike Zimmer shows frustration with Cordarrelle Patterson

It's official: Cordarrelle Patterson has entered Slumpville. The Vikings' young (but wildly talented) receiver, continuing to trend downward, had just two catches for 15 yards in the Sunday's 17-3 loss to the Lions. Sadly, those numbers marked an improvement for Patterson, who, in the week prior, registered a total of eight (8) yards. When pressed by reporters, he basically exonerated...
Via Helmet2Helmet
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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