Mike Zimmer to Patterson: Get open if you want the ball

It’s official: Cordarrelle Patterson has entered Slumpville. The Vikings’ young (but wildly talented) receiver, continuing to trend downward, had just two catches for 15 yards in Sunday’s 17-3 loss to the Lions. Sadly, those numbers marked an improvement for Patterson, who, in the week prior, registered a total of eight (8) yards. When pressed by…

Cordarrelle Patterson more explosive than Randy Moss?

By all accounts, Cordarrelle Patterson was the most physically gifted receiver in this year’s draft class. Such is the reason the Vikings traded up in the first round to snag the ex-Volunteer. And they could soon have a megastar on their hands. Former University of Tennessee receivers coach Charlie Baggett, who helped recruit Patterson, recently…