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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

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Favre rallies Vikings over Cardinals in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Brett Favre rallied the Vikings from 14 points down to tie it with 27 seconds to play, then drove them into position for Ryan Longwell's 35-yard game-winning field goal for a 27-24 overtime victory over the Arizona Cardinals on ...

Vikings-Cardinals prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm thinks the Vikings will somehow scratch out a win Sunday against the Cardinals.

Free-agent QBs remain on Cardinals' radar

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
With both Derek Anderson and Max Hall struggling more often than not, a big buzz is already brewing that the Cardinals will seriously scour the free-agent market for starting-caliber QB help for a second straight offseason.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game

Allergic reaction slows Cardinals RB Wells

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 2:33 a.m. ET
An allergic reaction to a medication has limited the practice participation of Cardinals RB Beanie Wells, casting some doubt on his availability for Sunday's game at Minnesota.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to check out in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Cardinals QB Anderson to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson will get the start for Arizona this week, replacing rookie Max Hall.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup heading into Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game in Minnesota.

Beanie the starter should be fantasy joy

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
It took nearly half the season, but Beanie Wells has finally taken hold of the Cardinals' featured back job — and the fantasy value that goes with it.

Bucs hold off Cardinals, move into tie atop NFC South

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.

Cardinals activate LBs Hayes, Schofield

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The Cardinals added LB Gerald Hayes to the active roster from the physically-unable-to-perform list on Saturday. LB O'Brien Schofield has also been added from the non-football injury list.

Wells to start at RB for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells will get his first start of the season on Sunday against the Bucs in place of Tim Hightower.

Branch shines, Campbell sputters for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
While Alan Branch has finally branched out the way the Cardinals hoped he would when they traded up to get him at the top of the second round in the 2006 draft, Calais Campbell has been a disappointment so far ...

Hall passes test, cleared to practice

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall passed neurological tests on Tuesday and is cleared to practice. PFW correspondent Kent Somers is reporting that if practice goes well, Hall will start Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Cardinals activate CB Jefferson from practice squad

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Cardinals promoted CB A.J. Jefferson to their active roster and released CB Brandon McDonald.

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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