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Patterson: 'Nobody was ready' and 'we got a big head'

Cordarrelle Patterson says the Vikings have only themselves to blame for ruining what looked like a promising 2016 season.
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Vikings Pro Bowl kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson explained to Sports Illustrated why the Vikings collapsed after starting the season with five straight wins.

"We got a big head. We was 5-0 going into the bye week," said Patterson. "First thing I'm thinking is we getting a first round bye in the playoffs. Who wouldn't think that? The only team that was undefeated at the time. We came out that bye and I feel like nobody was ready. We thought we was ready but mentally and physically we wasn't there."

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