Raiders, WR/KR Patterson agree on contract

The Oakland Raiders have signed former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson, the team announced Monday night.

A source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson the deal is for two years.

Patterson, 25, flourished early in his Vikings career but flailed in offensive coordinator Norv Turner’s system for two seasons before rebounding in 2016 as Minnesota employed a short passing game to make quarterback Sam Bradford comfortable behind a leaky offensive line.

In 2015, Patterson’s playing time was almost nil, which irked some team officials who felt the receiver wasn’t being used enough. Heading into a contract year last season after…