Cordarrelle Patterson recorded profession highs in speeding yards, receiving yards, speeding touchdowns and receiving touchdowns in a do-it-all position with the Atlanta Falcons final season, and he is not going anyplace.
On Saturday, the Falcons reached a two-year, $10.5 million take care of Patterson to maintain him in Atlanta, in accordance with ESPN’s Michael Rothstein.
Patterson, 31, performed for the Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots and Chicago Bears earlier than becoming a member of the Falcons in 2021. Throughout his breakout season, he had 1,166 yards from scrimmage with 11 complete touchdowns.
In January, simply earlier than the tip of the season, Patterson made it clear that Atlanta was a spot he needed to remain.
“I have been round 5 groups, eight offensive coordinators; being right here, I really feel like I am at residence. Why not simply end my profession right here?” Patterson instructed the Falcons staff web site. “I am comfy with all the blokes within the locker room, the coaches, you understand, and everyone, so why not end my profession right here?”
Patterson has earned First-Staff All-Professional honors 4 occasions in his profession for his contributions as a kick returner. His eight profession kickoff-return touchdowns are tied for essentially the most in NFL historical past.