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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' Feely deserving of Pro Bowl alternate

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 2:43 a.m. ET
Of the five Cardinals named as Pro Bowl alternates, PK Jay Feely is the player who most deserved the honor, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals not hurrying to re-sign Breaston

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Playing this season under a one-year tender offer of $2.4 million, it appears Cardinals WR Steve Breaston's status suddenly has become a bit shaky in the desert.

Late field goal lifts Cards over Cowboys

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Jay Feely's 48-yard field goal barely cleared the crossbar with 5 seconds to go to thwart a big Dallas rally and give the Cardinals a 27-26 victory over the Cowboys on Saturday night.

Cardinals could have plenty of QB options

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Cardinals aren't saying much, but it appears there are more than a few interesting possibilities for the team's starting QB job in 2011.

Cards sell out Christmas game against Cowboys

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' home game against the Cowboys on Christmas evening has sold out and will air live on local television in Arizona.

Cards place WR Doucet on I.R., promote LB Gatewood

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have placed WR Early Doucet on injured reserve and promoted LB Curtis Gatewood from the practice squad to fill his roster spot.

Porter suffers triceps injury

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Cardinals veteran OLB Joey Porter has a significant triceps injury, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday.

Panthers end losing streak, top Cards

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Jimmy Clausen outplayed John Skelton in a matchup of rookie quarterbacks, John Kasay kicked four field goals and the Panthers beat the punchless Arizona Cardinals 19-12 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Cardinals, 49ers eyeing QBs of the future

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
In light of both teams' struggles this season, we hear Arizona and San Francisco are likely to be in the market for a starting quarterback this offseason, someone like Stanford's Andrew Luck, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals couldn't be happier with PK Feely

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
The word on Jay Feely is that the Cardinals' placekicker had already proven to be a big-time hit with his new teammates and coaches before pulling off the second-most prodigious PK performance in league history in Week 14 with his ...

Week 14 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Patriots QB Tom Brady, Saints FS Malcolm Jenkins and Cardinals PK Jay Feely as its Players of the Week.

Feely, Cards run all over Broncos

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Jay Feely became the fourth kicker in 40 years to run for a touchdown and added a career-best five field goals to help the Arizona Cardinals end a seven-game losing streak with a 43-13 win against Denver.

Skelton gets the nod for Sunday

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt named John Skelton the starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

Cardinals keep sellout streak alive

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have sold out every game they've played in University of Phoenix Stadium, and that includes this Sunday's game vs. the Broncos.

Top pass rusher right behind QB on Cardinals' wish list

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
While the Cardinals definitely will be looking for QB help this offseason for obvious reasons, they very well could opt for a quality pass rusher in the first round of the 2011 draft if one is available that they believe ...

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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