Vikings

Vikings’ Patterson Earns Weekly NFL Honor

View Comments
(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings Central
Buy Viking Tickets
Sun Oct.19
Away vs Buffalo Bills
findticketsbtn Vikings’ Patterson Earns Weekly NFL Honor
Sun Oct.26
Away vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
findticketsbtn Vikings’ Patterson Earns Weekly NFL Honor
Sun Nov.2
Home vs Washington Redskins
findticketsbtn Vikings’ Patterson Earns Weekly NFL Honor
 
Shop for Vikings Gear
NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Here's How To Keep Your Family Healthy This Flu Season
  2. 4 Things To Know For Oct. 21, 2014
  3. The Lowdown: 'Breaking Bad' Dolls Enrage Parents
  4. Free Financial Advice This Weekend In St. Paul
  5. MN Family Wants Down Syndrome Diagnoses To Change

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Despite losing 44-31 to the Green Bay Packers Sunday night, the Vikings earned a weekly honor handed out by the NFL on Wednesday.

Kick Returner Cordarrelle Patterson was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after opening the game with a 109-yard return for a touchdown. It’s the longest kick return in NFL history, and he’s the first Viking to win the award since Percy Harvin in 2009.

Patterson collected 228 kick return yards against the Packers, which ranks second in the NFL this season. He’s the only player with two kick returns for a touchdown this season. Patterson leads the NFL with 703 yards on kick returns through seven games.

The Vikings face the Dallas Cowboys at noon Sunday.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,903 other followers