Patterson seems to be on the verge of fully inserting himself into the Vikings game plan. He's seen nine targets and a rush attempt over the past two weeks in addition to his kickoff return duties, and hopes to keep growing into a role in Week 9 at Dallas.
Patteron's receiving totals have him far off the fantasy radar, but the Vikings season is rapidly evaporating, and they'll gain little by continuing to play Jerome Simpson over Patterson. He can't be started against Dallas' 32nd ranked pass defense, but his time is coming.
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