Minnesota Vikings Awesomeness Rankings, Week 1

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Sep 7, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) is tackled by St. Louis Rams middle linebacker James Laurinaitis (55) during the first half at the Edward Jones Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

2. Cordarrelle Patterson

The debate over whether the Vikings did or didn’t technically trade Percy Harvin for Cordarrelle Patterson will continue on Twitter possibly forever, but it really doesn’t matter because Harvin isn’t our guy anymore and Patterson is.

Any way you slice it, Rick Spielman is a god for drafting this guy. Sprinkle some extra anti-aging dust on your protein shake, Rick. You earned it.