Minnesota wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson’s playing time has dwindled to the point where he had only three snaps with the offense in the last game. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner confirmed the obvious Thursday when he said Charles Johnson has replaced Patterson as the starter at the “X” position once commonly known as the split end.
Wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson ran for 102 yards on three carries with a 67-yard scoring run off a simple pitchout and the Minnesota Vikings shut down the St. Louis Rams 34-6 on Sunday, opening impressively under new coach Mike Zimmer.
After a slew of camps, mini camp, training camp, winter park camp, the Minnesota Vikings are finally about to play a regular season football game when they take on the St. Louis Rams Sunday.
It was another eventful year in local sports with three local professional teams making the playoffs, a high profile coach getting dismissed and a football team having a turnaround season.
Mike Max on Cordarrel Patterson and why Craig Bohl left NDSU.
Minnesota’s football frenzy began Thursday as players and team officials with the Vikings reported to Mankato for training camp on Thursday. The team will hold its first practice of the 2013 training camp on Friday.