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Vikings Re-Sign WR Jerome Simpson

By sdswanson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed receiver Jerome Simpson.

The team announced the move on Friday. Simpson bounced back from an injury plagued first season in Minnesota in 2012 with a solid season last year. He caught 48 passes for a career-high 726 yards in 2013.

At season’s end, […]

To readers: Would Darren Sproles be a good fit in Minnesota?

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

We don’t want to get too far ahead of ourselves. But imagine if you would, Vikings fans, the prospect of having Norv Turner directing an offense with Adrian Peterson, a competent quarterback, Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings, Kyle Rudolph and … Darren Sproles?

He has not yet been cut from the Saints, […]

Norv Turner installs 10 plays for Cordarrelle Patterson

By Rosenthal, Gregg Vikings offense coordinator Norv Turner’s first order of business in Minnesota was to install 10 plays for dynamic wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. Will that be enough to jump start the team’s meager aerial attack?

Source: National Football League

Rick Spielman thinks Vikings will do a lot of moving in the draft

By Josh Alper

Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was pulled out of a press conference during the first round of last year’s draft to consummate the trade that brought wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson to Minnesota and it sounds like he’s ready to drop everything at a moment’s notice again this year. Spielman said Saturday […]

Cordarrelle Patterson named to PFWA’s All-NFL team as kick returner

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Cordarrelle Patterson can add another accolade to his impressive rookie season as he’s been named to the Pro Football Writers Association’s All-NFL and All-NFC teams.

Patterson, 22, was named as a kick returner after he led the NFL in kickoff return average (32.4) and return touchdowns (2). He became the only receiver […]

Cordarrelle Patterson, Peterson represent Vikings on AP All-Pro teams

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings fall from grace after a 2012 playoff appearance showed itself in this year’s Pro Bowl voting as well as the Associated Press’ All-Pro first and second teams, which were released Friday.

Adrian Peterson was selected as a second-team running back along with Green Bay Packers rookie Eddie Lacy, […]

Cordarrelle Patterson added to Pro Bowl roster as a returner

By Mike Wilkening

The NFL’s leading kickoff returner is a late addition to the Pro Bowl roster. The Vikings announced Friday morning that rookie Cordarrelle Patterson has been selected to the Pro Bowl as a return specialist. He takes the place of the Steelers’ Antonio Brown, who was named at wide receiver and returner […]

Cordarrelle Patterson Makes Pro Bowl As Kick Returner

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that rookie Cordarrelle Patterson has been selected to the Pro Bowl.

Patterson was selected to the roster as a return specialist, replacing Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brown was also voted to the Pro Bowl as a wide receiver. In his rookie […]

Rookie Cordarrelle Patterson tweets he’s headed to the Pro Bowl

By akrammer@1500espn.com

In a day marked by bad news and subsequent statements, the Minnesota Vikings received a ray of sunshine in the form of a Tweet from rookie receiver Cordarrelle Patterson.

Patterson, 22, sent out a message on Thursday night that he’s been selected to the Pro Bowl. The Star Tribune reported he’ll […]

Patterson Named NFL Offensive Rookie Of Month For December

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Fresh off an impressive finish to his rookie season, Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson earned an NFL honor on Thursday.

Patterson was named the league’s Offensive Rookie of the Month for December after scoring six touchdowns in the month, third-most in the NFL. He led all NFL wide […]