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03/14/17 - WR/KR Cordarrelle Patterson signed a free agent contract with the Raiders on Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Last season, Patterson finished with a career-high 52 catches for 453 yards and two touchdowns with the Vikings and was named to his second All-Pro First Team as a kick returner.
Patterson averaged 31.7 yards per kick return and led the NFL for the third time in four seasons. He totaled 25 kickoff returns for 792 yards and one touchdown.
01/02/17 - KR Cordarrelle Patterson had one return for 35 yards while winning the kick return title for an NFL-record third time. He finished with an average of 31.7 yards. Second place belonged to Bengals rookie Alex Erickson at 27.9.
12/28/16 - KR Cordarrelle Patterson leads the NFL in kick return average (31.5) and is on pace to lead the league in that category for the third time in his four seasons.
11/21/16 - KR Cordarrelle Patterson returned the second-half kickoff for a 104-yard score in Minnesota's 30-24 victory over the Cardinals. "When I saw the hole open up, a truck could've got through there," Patterson said. "With my speed, how those guys trust me, once I hit the hole, they feel like I'm going to score and I feel like I'm going to score too. That's the confidence we have on special teams. Every game, just go out and dominate."
It was one of two 100-plus-yard plays for Minnesota in the game. The Vikings became the first team since the Dallas Cowboys in 1962 to have two 100-plus-yard touchdowns in the same game.
11/21/16 - KR Cordarrelle Patterson's 104-yard kickoff return for a touchdown was the fifth of his career, tying the team record set by Percy Harvin. It also was the fourth-longest in franchise history. Patterson has three of the four longest kick returns in franchise history, including the longest (109).