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Cordarrelle Patterson Wears Socks Of Himself Before Game, Returns Kickoff 104 Yards For TD

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Before today’s game, Minnesota Vikings receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson wore socks with his image on the ankles. In the third quarter, he took a kickoff 104 yards for a touchdown. Are these two events related? You be the judge.

(Patterson’s socks weren’t visible in the actual game, so the most likely explanation is that he’s just really fast.)


Patterson’s return was actually the Vikings’ second play of 100 yards or more today. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes ran a pick back 100 yards in the second quarter:

The Vikings had never scored two plays of 100 yards or more in one game until today.

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