Who is Cordarrelle Patterson’s girlfriend? Falcons star announces engagement

Eve Edwards

Atlanta Falcons’ Cordarrelle Patterson has announced his engagement to Taylor Quick, his longtime girlfriend.

Nicknamed the “Flash,” Patterson currently plays for the Atlanta Falcons, whom he has been signed to since 2021. Prior to joining the Falcons, Patterson had stints playing for the Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, and Chicago Bears.

The Falcons are on to a winning streak, kicking off the New Year with two wins under their belt, first against the Cardinals (January 1) then the Buccaneers (January 8). And for Cordarrelle Patterson it looks like this is going to a big year.

Let’s get to know Cordarrelle Patterson’s girlfriend amidst the NFL player’s engagement news.

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Cordarrelle Patterson proposes to his girlfriend Taylor Quick

On Tuesday, January 17, Cordarrelle Patterson had announced that he proposed to his longterm girlfriend, Taylor Quick. The professional football player popped the question while on a beachy getaway in Turks & Caicos with Quick.

Shortly after they announced the engagement, the Atlanta Falcons congratulated one of their star players. “Congrats to [Cordarrelle Patterson] on his recent engagement,” the official Twitter account wrote, alongside pictures of Patterson down on one knee, ring in hand.

Cordarrelle and Taylor got together almost a decade ago

It is unconfirmed exactly how Cordarrelle Patterson met Taylor Quick, but the pair have been in a relationship for almost a decade.

Not much is known about Taylor Quick, other than that she hails from Charlotte, North Carolina. She is now based in Atlanta, Georgia where she is raising her family.

Quick described herself in 2019 as a “stay-at-home mom.” She has been vocal in her support of the work mothers do. “Nobody notices a moms hard work. I promise. This is all because a moms job is never done,” Quick tweeted the same year.

Cordarrelle Patterson and girlfriend have children together

Having been together for many years, Cordarrelle and his girlfriend have welcomed several children together. Both had children from previous relationships. Patterson has a daughter, Cienna, born in November 2013, who is currently around nine years old. Cienna lives with her mother in Tennessee but Patterson tries to see her as often as possible, the Star Tribune reports. Quick has a son, Avian, from her previous relationship with Caleb King.

Their first child together, a daughter named Zyana Rachelle, was born in March 2018. Zyana is around four years old as of publication.

Their second child, a son named Qoi Aiko, was born in January 2021.

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The couple opened up on losing their baby

On January 30, 2017, Cordarrelle Patterson and his girlfriend, now fiancée, lost their son during pregnancy.

Later that year, Patterson chose to raise awareness for infant pregnancy loss during My Cause My Cleats week. This annual initiative is for NFL players to raise awareness for a variety of causes. Patterson explained that they lost their son, Zyan, when Taylor Quick was around 18-20 weeks pregnant.

“The chain I wear is actually my son’s name & his birthday in the back, his name was Zyan,” Patterson explained to Fallon Marie Christopher during My Cause My Cleats week.

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