Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson ties NFL record for kickoff return touchdowns

Patterson returned the opening kickoff of the second half for a 104-yard return score.
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CHICAGO (670 The Score) -- Bears running back/returner Cordarrelle Patterson tied the NFL record for kickoff return touchdowns when he took the opening kick of the second half for a 104-yard score against the Vikings on Monday night.

Patterson's touchdown marked the eighth of his career off a kickoff return, tying him with Josh Cribbs and Leon Washington for the record.

The Bears took a 13-7 lead on the return touchdown by Patterson, giving Chicago just its second score in a third quarter this season.

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