By Kevin C. Wilson, Vikings Correspondent, Fri, Jul 25th 10:39pm EDT
According to multiple media sources Vikings WR Cordarelle Patterson was held out of practice today and is listed as day-to-day with a foot injury. (Source: ESPN
Fantasy Impact: Although it appears to be a minor injury Patterson will need to be on the field as much as possible this preseason in order to live up to his lofty ADP. The explosive second-year wideout is currently being drafted at #48 overall around the same time as more established options like Roddy White, DeSean Jackson and Percy Harvin. At this point Patterson is more potential than production, but if he can stay on the field and the new coaching staff can get him the ball he has a great chance of justifying his current expectations.
By Jake Perper, Vikings Correspondent, Fri, Jul 25th 1:25pm EDT
Patterson brought back two kickoffs for a score last season as a rookie and the Vikings plan to use him once again in that department. "We want our best players to get their hands on the ball as much as possible," Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said. "We’re not going to keep him from returning kicks because he is such a dangerous weapon there." (Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Fantasy Impact: Patterson averaged 32.3 yards per kick return on 43 kickoffs in 2013. Those numbers were good for the NFL lead. Patterson's current ADP is 48, while he is the 20th best receiver in the Fantasy Pros rankings. He will be limited on offense by whoever is under center either Matt Cassel or Teddy Bridgewater.
Yahoo! Sports | Jul 25th
If you look at the Yahoo fantasy wide receiver rankings, you'll find three players (Cordarrelle Patterson, Percy Harvin and Michael Crabtree) bunched together, fighting for the final spots in our top 20. For different reasons (either injury or lack of playing time), all three players offered up incomplete '13 campaigns. As the '14 season approaches, each of these players looks poised to be full se...
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