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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 snap losing streak with win over Lions

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
Greg Toler brought back an interception 102 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown to seal Arizona's 38-10 victory over Detroit on Sunday.

Week 15 handicapping column

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
PFW handicapping expert Mike Wilkening believes the Falcons will regain some of their lost luster on Sunday. 

Cardinals QB Lindley to start Week 15

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced that QB Ryan Lindley will start in Week 15 against the Lions.

Cardinals place QB Kolb on I.R.

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed QB Kevin Kolb on injured reserve and signed OL Mike Gibson.

Cardinals' play beyond embarrassing

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' losses seem to be getting worse by the week as their nine-game losing streak rolls out of control.

Cardinals' Bidwill will not make a 'decision based on emotion'

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Cardinals president Micahel Bidwill spoke to reporters Monday after the Cardinals’ 58-0 loss to the Seahawks and said he will not make a “decision based on emotion.”

Cardinals claim QB Hoyer

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals claimed QB Brian Hoyer off waivers and placed C Rich Ohrnberger on injured reserve.

NFC West spin cycle: Cardinals come crashing down in franchise-worse loss

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
In an otherwise totally successful week for the NFC West, Arizona was totally embarrassed in a 58-0 loss to the surging Seahawks.

Seahawks dominate Cardinals 58-0

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
Richard Sherman and Bobby Wagner each had two interceptions, part of the eight turnovers forced by the Seahawks in a 58-0 win over the Cardinals.

Report: Cardinals fine DE Dockett six figures

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Cardinals fined DE Darnell Dockett six figures for an altercation with teammate S Kerry Rhodes, according to Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910.

Skelton named Cardinals' starter for Week 14

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
John Skelton will return to being the Cardinals’ starting quarterback, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday.

Larry, Larry quite unmerry: Cards' Fitzgerald deserves better

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
After watching the Cardinals’ offense deteriorate the past two seasons, Tom Danyluk says an all-time receiving talent is sadly going to waste.

Cardinals cut TE Heap

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have cut veteran Todd Heap, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Whisenhunt running out of time to right ship

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
Ken Whisenhunt has four games left to try to get the Cardinals' offense producing, including getting the ball to WR Larry Fitzgerald.

NFC West Spin cycle: Rams fortify status as divisional heavyweights

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Rams stole the show from Seattle in Week 13 with a stunning overtime upset of the Niners that moved their record to 4-0-1 in the NFC West.

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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