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Patrick Peterson

Patrick Peterson - #21 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 219 lbs.
Birthday 07/11/1990
Birthplace Fort Lauderdale, FL
College LSU
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 5th pick by Cardinals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
55 0 7

Cardinals release RB Wells

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The Cardinals released former first-round pick RB Beanie Wells, the team announced Monday.

Cardinals part ways with SS Wilson

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Cardinals released SS Adrian Wilson on Friday. The 33-year old has played in 181 games for the Cardinals in 12 seasons. 

Steelers sign CB Gay

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
The Steelers brought back CB William Gay on Monday, the team announced. 

Arizona Cardinals: 2013 team needs

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Arizona Cardinals, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Cardinals release LB Bradley, CB Gay

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
The Cardinals released LB Stewart Bradley and CB William Gay, the team announced Friday

Old-school Arians feeling young at heart

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
New Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians generated an old-school vibe while holding court at the Combine.

Cardinals promote Licht to VP of player personnel

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The Cardinals promoted Jason Licht to vice president of player personnel, the team announced Tuesday.

Cardinals hire Goodwin, Bowles and Moore

Posted Jan. 21, 2013 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Cardinals hired Harold Goodwin (offensive coordinator), Todd Bowles (defensive coordinator) and Tom Moore (assistant head coach/offense).

Browns hire Horton as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Browns hired former Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton to run their defense, the team announced Friday.

Cardinals hire Arians as head coach

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 9:28 p.m. ET
Arizona hired former Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians as its new head coach.

Whisenhunt hired as Chargers' offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as their offensive coordinator, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

Cardinals interview Bevell, plan to talk to Arians

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have interviewed Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and plan to talk to Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.

Gruden confirms interviews, but plans to stay with Bengals

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden confirmed he will interview for head-coaching jobs but intends to stay in Cincinnati.

Cardinals promote Keim to GM

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that Steve Keim has been promoted to be the team’s new general manager.

Cardinals' search for head coach suddenly 'wide open'

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
We hear Cardinals team president Mike Bidwill appears to be in no great rush to find a new head coach.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 27, 2011
Peterson has tied the NFL record by returning his fourth punt for a touchdown in Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. The rookie returned a punt 80 yards in the third quarter to put the Cardinals ahead 20-10. He was untouched as he raced up the middle of the field in becoming the fourth player with four punt returns in a season.||||||| The others to share the record are Devin Hester (2007), Rick Upchurch (1978) and Jack Christiansen (1951). Christiansen was a rookie when he first set the record.
Posted Oct. 31, 2011
During a 30-27 loss to Baltimore on Sunday, Peterson became the eighth player in Cardinals history to have at least two punt returns for touchdowns in a single season.||||||| The last Cardinals player to accomplish that feat was Vai Sikahema in 1986.
Posted Aug. 30, 2011
Peterson may be a starter for the Cardinals.||||||| Greg Toler, injured in Saturday night's preseason loss to San Diego, was placed on injured reserve on Monday. The move could mean a starting assignment for first-round draft pick Peterson.
Posted July 30, 2011
The Arizona Cardinals have reached a contract agreement with Peterson.||||||| The cornerback from LSU, the fifth player drafted overall, could be at training camp in time for Sunday's practice. Coach Ken Whisenhunt confirmed the five-year deal when he met with reporters after the team's first training camp practice on Saturday.
Posted April 29, 2011
The Arizona Cardinals passed on a quarterback. Instead, the team used the fifth overall pick in Thursday's draft to select Patrick Peterson, a confident, highly regarded cornerback from LSU who says he expects to immediately assume the starting cornerback spot alongside Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.||||||| Peterson, in a teleconference, described himself as a "fierce, competitive, confident young man" who brings kick- and punt-returning talents along with his ability to cover receivers and tackle. He has been timed in 4.31 seconds over 40 yards.

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