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Aggressive Patterson claims NFL's top spot

Cordarrelle Patterson (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY)

Cordarrelle Patterson still isn't seeing many passes on offense, but he is aggressive and successful in the return game.

Ever so slowly, the Minnesota Vikings are starting to involve Cordarrelle Patterson more on offense, but they appear to have supreme confidence in him on kickoff returns. While Patterson is nowhere to be found in the top receivers in the NFL, he is the league leader in kickoff return average, despite facing the NFL's top kick coverage unit, the Pittsburgh Steelers, on Sunday. Patterson is... Recommended Stories