When the Minnesota Vikings traded back into the first round of the NFL draft to grab former University of Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson last Thursday, it became clear the front office believed very strongly that this kid was special.
Patterson's journey to the NFL has been a unique one. From his days of playing JUCO football at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, to earning a scholarship to suit up at the University of Tennessee, the 22-year-old seems to have barely scratched the surface of his true potential.
So what can we expect from Patterson during his first season with the Vikings? To get a better understanding of that, we first need to look at the pros and cons of his game.