Artikel

Raiders add speedster Patterson to boost return game

14 maart 2017 07:49

The Oakland Raiders signed former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver and return specialist Cordarrelle Patterson on Monday.

Patterson, drafted 29th by Minnesota in 2013, had not developed into the polished pass-catcher the Vikings hoped for when they traded four draft picks to the New England Patriots to move up to make the selection, but he has carved out a niche as one of the NFL's better return men.

The 25-year-old has averaged 30.4 yards per kickoff return in his career and was selected to his second Pro Bowl in 2016.

He also turned in a career-high 52 receptions for 453 yards and two touchdowns to renew his stock as a receiver.

Patterson has led the NFL in kickoff return average in three of four seasons.

Oakland, who already boast a pair of 1,000-yard wide receivers, have long struggled in that department, ranking 20th in the NFL in kick return average last season.

In fact, the last time the Raiders returned a kickoff return for a touchdown was 2011.

Laatste nieuws

23 september 2018

 21:02
 20:56
 20:52
 20:48
 20:43
 20:07
 19:44
 19:30
 19:17
 19:16
 18:53
 18:50
 18:41
 18:25
 18:22
 18:14
 18:12
 18:01
 17:57
 17:41
 17:33
 17:25
 17:09
 17:02
 16:57
 16:45
 16:20
 15:43
 15:15
 13:51
 13:41
 12:55
 12:55
 12:25
 11:56
 11:24
 11:17
 10:38
 09:59
 08:07
 07:26
 06:56
 05:57
 05:19
 05:17
 04:51
 04:49
 04:19
 04:18
 03:41
 03:32
 03:06
 03:00
 02:56
 02:04
 01:27
 01:17
 01:04
 00:59
 00:53
 00:48
 00:30
 00:04

22 september 2018

 23:55
 23:53
 23:40
 23:37
 23:29
 23:27
 23:15