Dec 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) celebrates his touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Cordarrelle Patterson Nominated For Pepsi Next Rookie Of The Year


Despite not being a part of the Vikings offense for nearly half the NFL season, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson has been nominated for Pepsi Next Rookie of the Year.

Dec 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) celebrates his touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Patterson faces some stiff competition for the honor.  Here is a list of all the nominees for the award:

  • Eddie Lacy – Green Bay Packers
  • Keenan Allen – San Diego Chargers
  • Kiko Alonso – Buffalo Bills
  • Giovani Bernard – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Cordarrelle Patterson – Minnesota Vikings

Voting for the Pepsi Next Rookie of the Year can be done at: http://www.nfl.com/voting/rookies/2013

Good luck to Cordarrelle and congratulations on being nominated for the award!

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