He's in for a much bigger role in 2014.
The report said "Patterson could be in line for a monster sophomore season" with Turner as his offensive coordinator given how Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon led the league last year in receiving yards with Jason Campbell, Brandon Weeden and Brian Hoyer as his quarterbacks.
Currently, the Vikings have just Christian Ponder under contract, but they plan to add another quarterback or two via free agency and the draft.
Thus the Vikings' website looks for big things from
Patterson earned more playing time as his rookie season progressed and finished with 45 catches for 469 yards and four touchdowns.
“We want to make big plays, we want to be an explosive offense, and we want to run the ball,” Turner said at his introductory press conference. With an offense that includes Peterson, receiver
“I looked at the roster, I looked at the offensive side of the ball," he said. "I think this is a group that can be real good, and I think we can be good real fast.”
He looks "like a star in the making," the report said. Of course, it's unclear who'll be throwing to Patterson in 2014.
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