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Patterson: ‘My time will come'

Cordarrelle Patterson (Maddie Meyer/Getty)

Cordarrelle Patterson is trying to stay patient and says he is a team player. Slowly, his snaps are increasing and there has been talk about adding more to his learning curve to allow him to play more with Jerome Simpson, not just behind him on the depth chart.

Slowly. It's not a descriptor often associated with Cordarrelle Patterson. Throughout much of the offseason, defenders talked about his speed as an asset. But, slowly, the Minnesota Vikings are bringing along their rookie receiver. Slowly, his snaps are increasing. "Of course I feel ready. They wouldn't bring me in if they didn't feel I was ready," Patterson said Thursday. "Everybody feels like...

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