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Patterson ‘definitely' getting more involved

Cordarrelle Patterson (Hannah&nbp;Foslien/Getty)

With Jerome Simpson's arrest comes the impetus for the Vikings to continue to get their first-round receiver more involved in the offense. It's been happening consistently, but indications are it will be ramped up more now.

The Minnesota Vikings may have the impetus to get Cordarrelle Patterson more involved, even if it didn't happen the way they wanted: Jerome Simpson's arrest and the team's reaction to it could continue to increase Patterson's opportunities on offense. Simpson was arrested early Saturday morning after his car stalled on I-394 heading out of Minneapolis and he failed sobriety tests before refusing...

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