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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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Cardinals plan on sticking with Hall — for better or worse

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Provided Max Hall is sufficiently recovered from the blow to his head that forced him out of the Cardinals’ Week Seven loss to the Seahawks in Seattle, it appears he will remain the team’s starting quarterback.

Hall will remain Cards QB if healthy

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is sticking with rookie QB Max Hall as the team's starter, assuming Hall is healthy.

Seattle beats Arizona 22-10, takes division lead

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Olindo Mare kicked five field goals, Matt Hasselbeck threw a 2-yard touchdown to Mike Williams, and the Seahawks took advantage of five Arizona turnovers in an unimpressive 22-10 win over the Cardinals on Sunday.

Hall leaves Cardinals game with 'a blow to the head'

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall left the team's game in the third quarter after taking "a blow to the head" after a blindside sack by Seattle DE Chris Clemons, according to the team.

Cardinals showing patience with OT Keith

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
Although he has had his share of problems, especially as a pass blocker, Cardinals third-year ORT Brandon Keith is unlikely to give up his starting job, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals OT Lutui has pulled it together

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
With his weight whittled down significantly from the 396 pounds he was packing when he first entered training camp, most daily team observers concur that ORG Deuce Lutui has been the team’s best offensive lineman.

Rhodes, Lenon helping Cards as Porter struggles

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
What is the consensus in the desert on the job turned in up to now by the Cardinals' defensive trio of FS Kerry Rhodes, ILB Paris Lenon and OLB Joey Porter? In the words of the rock singer/actor/sports ...

Cardinals believe there's something about Max

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
While his first pro start was far from a masterpiece, undrafted rookie Max Hall earned mostly positive reviews following the Cardinals’ stunning 30-20 upset victory over the Saints in Week Five.

Cards shock Saints in Hall's debut

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Rookie Max Hall completed 17 of 27 passes for 168 yards, Jay Feely kicked three field goals and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New Orleans Saints 30-20 on Sunday.

Rodgers-Cromartie coming up short of expectations

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:58 a.m. ET
Although Cardinals CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie hasn't played poorly this season, he has been far from the shutdown cover corner that many observers had expected, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals' top defenders really struggling

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
The hardly surprising decision to make Max Hall the new starting quarterback over Derek Anderson greatly overshadowed the Cardinals’ major early-season defensive concerns.

Report: QB Hall to replace Anderson

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie QB Max Hall will replace Derek Anderson as the Cardinals' starting quarterback this weekend.

Cardinals' QB situation remains in limbo

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday that he is not quite ready yet to make a decision on his starting quarterback this Sunday against the defending Super Bowl-champion Saints.

Whisenhunt not ready to name starting QB

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt told a local radio station it was "premature" to name the team's starting QB for Week Five after Max Hall relieved Derek Anderson yesterday.

Gates gets 500th reception in Chargers win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...

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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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