Cordarrelle Patterson Rookie Card Guide

Cordarrelle Patterson

Date of Birth: 3/17/1991
Rookie Card Year: 2013
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

The Minnesota Vikings have struggled to field a consistently competitive team in recent years, but they have proven occasionally adept at identifying top offensive players in the draft, and that includes Cordarrelle Patterson. Patterson got off to a slow start as the team figured out how to use him properly, but he put on a strong finish to the year and caught the eye of many collectors. Because of this, Cordarrelle Patterson cards are among the hottest rookie options in the 2013 NFL Draft class.

While he is clearly a gifted athlete, Cordarrelle Patterson did not take the normal path to the NFL. Despite putting forth a good senior season in high school football, academic issues prevented him from signing with a major college program. The former track star then made the move to North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy in 2009, but he did not play football. Patterson finally got his chance to shine while spending two seasons at Hutchinson Community College.

His success on the field resulted in multiple SEC scholarship offers and he eventually signed with the University of Tennessee in 2012. Although he is primarily a wide receiver, the multi-faceted athlete was a terror for opposing SEC defenses, and he was also deployed as a returner and running back. After just one season at Tennessee, Patterson declared for the NFL Draft.

With the departure of their all-purpose stud, Percy Harvin, the Vikings traded up to select Cordarrelle Patterson with the 29th overall pick and hoped he could fill the void. Early results indicate that they made a good call. Although the Vikings struggled to incorporate Patterson in their offense to start the season, he saw plenty of looks during the end of the season. Patterson was named the December Rookie of the Month and also made the Pro Bowl as a punt returner. His sophomore effort has been uneven, but the team is still committed to getting him more touches.

Obviously, Cordarrelle Patterson still has a long way to go to approach the elite wide receiver level. Given the team's ongoing search for a starting quarterback, his full potential will not be realized until a legitimate franchise quarterback emerges and many believe that could be Teddy Bridgewater. If that happens and he continues to develop, Patterson could become one of the best overall players in the league over the next few seasons and his card values will make a big leap.

A full rookie checklist of Cordarrelle Patterson cards can be found on the next tab. With nearly 40 rookie options, collectors have a good overall variety of cards. Also, while they are college themed, Patterson was featured in 2012 Exquisite Football, as well as multiple 2013 Upper Deck products, and many of these are popular with collectors.

Top eBay Listings

2013 Panini Contenders Cordarrelle Patterson RC Variation Auto - HOT!
$24.99

Cordarrelle Patterson Minnesota Vikings - 2013 Score Hot Rookies #3 (95 99)
$13.50

2013 NATIONAL TREASURES CORDARRELLE PATTERSON RC AUTO & LAUNDRY TAG NIKE 2 5
$89.99

2013 Topps Chrome Rookie Relic Jersey #RRCP Vikings CORDARRELLE PATTERSON RC
$8.00

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON DEANDRE HOPKINS 2013 SUPREME DUAL AUTO 10 20 TEXANS RC
$99.99

2013 Cordarrelle Patterson rookie card Prestige #220 & 2013 Xavier Rhodes #119
$21.00

2013 UD Fleer Retro E-X (8) Lot w Cordarrelle Patterson,Giovani Bernard,Alstott,
$19.99

Cordarrelle Patterson 13 RC Chrome Gold 69 75 2 Refractors Blue Prizm Vikings
$9.99

2013 Prestige #220B Cordarrelle Patterson Draft SP RC Rookie
$11.99

2013 Cordarrelle Patterson Topps Inception Jumbo Rookie Card 50 50 BGS 8.5 L@@K
$24.99

2013 PANINI SPECTRA CORDARRELLE PATTERSON RC ON CARD AUTOGRAPH 49 99 VIKINGS
$69.99

2013 Upper Deck Quantum Cordarrelle Patterson Gold On Card Auto Rc (09 35)
$29.99

2013 Bowman Chrome RC Auto #RCRA-CP Cordarrelle Patterson RC Auto #73 75
$20.99

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON 2014 PANINI CRACKED ICE 4-COLOR PATCH 25 - VIKINGS HEAD
$69.99

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON 2014 Absolute 1 1 Printing Plate Vikings Black Plate
$7.50

(3) 2013 Contenders Magic Crown Cordarrelle Patterson Rookie Auto Relic Lot
$21.99
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Rookie Cards

Cordarrelle Patterson Rookie Card Checklist

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Top eBay Listings

2013 Topps Chrome Rookie Relic Jersey #RRCP Vikings CORDARRELLE PATTERSON RC
$8.00

2013 Cordarrelle Patterson rookie card Prestige #220 & 2013 Xavier Rhodes #119
$21.00

Cordarrelle Patterson 13 RC Chrome Gold 69 75 2 Refractors Blue Prizm Vikings
$9.99

2013 Prestige #220B Cordarrelle Patterson Draft SP RC Rookie
$11.99

2013 Cordarrelle Patterson Topps Inception Jumbo Rookie Card 50 50 BGS 8.5 L@@K
$24.99

2013 Panini Momentum Clear Cut Rookie Insert #118 Cordarrelle Patterson
$19.78

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON 2013 TOPPS CHROME ROOKIE RELIC
$12.95

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON VIKINGS 2013 ROOKIES & STARS ROOKIE RC # 116 GRADED 10
$24.00

'13 Topps Chrome Cordarrelle Patterson Rookie Diecut & Topps Platinum RC. Mint
$5.99

CORDARRELLE PATTERSON 2013 ROOKIES RC LOT OF 3 ROOKIES ALL GEM 10
$15.00

Cordarrelle Patterson 2013 Panini NATIONAL ROOKIE RC LAVA FLOW 99 D1235
$8.45

Cordarrelle Patterson rookie cards three of them
$23.99

2013 PANINI PLAYBOOK CORDARRELLE PATTERSON JUMBO PATCH RC 25 VIKINGS
$39.99

2013 Certified Cordarrelle Patterson MIRROR BLUE # 100 #216 RC PSA 10 Gem Mint
$29.99

2013 Topps Platinum XFractor Cordarrelle Patterson Vikings RC Rookie PSA 10
$24.99

2013 Topps Player-Worn Patch 3 Color Jersey Patch Cordarrelle Patterson RC UT
$19.99
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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