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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 bench QB Anderson

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Cardinals benched QB Derek Anderson and put in rookie QB Max Hall before halftime of Sunday's Week Four game against the Chargers.

Cardinals down two WRs at San Diego

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
WRs Steve Breaston and Early Doucet will both miss the Cardinals' Week Four game vs. the Chargers due to injuries.

Cardinals hurting at wide receiver without Breaston

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
Even if WR Steve Breaston is sidelined only one game after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, he will no doubt be sorely missed.

Report: Cardinals WR Breaston has surgery, will miss time

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Steve Breaston reportedly underwent surgery for a torn meniscus and is expected to miss a "couple of games."

Cardinals re-sign WR Jones

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals re-signed WR Onrea Jones and released CB A.J. Jefferson on Monday. They also released RB Ian Johnson from the team's practice squad.

Cardinals survive after Janikowski's miss

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Sebastian Janikowski missed a 32-yard field goal as the game ended to allow Arizona to escape with a 24-23 victory over the Oakland Raiders Sunday in the Cardinals' home opener, a game littered with mistakes on both sides from start ...

Cardinals see big future for rookie Williams

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Although he's made a number of rookie mistakes already, Arizona remains very high on undrafted rookie WR Stephen Williams, according to NFC West Whispers.

Guess what? Wells had knee surgery before season

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery after the team's final preseason game, the team admitted Friday.

League-high six NFL players hail from Pittsburgh high school

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh is the alma mater of a league-high six current NFL players, while the state of California is home to an NFL-high 211.

Faneca pulling his weight for Cardinals

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, Cardinals OLG Alan Faneca, a perennial Pro Bowler, is doing a pretty decent job in the desert.

Report: Gradkowski, not Campbell, to start for Raiders

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that the Raiders have named Bruce Gradkowski the team's starter for Sunday against the Cardinals in Arizona, over Jason Campbell.

Cardinals sign OLB Hall

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they signed OLB Alex Hall and released LB Cyril Oboizor and LB Curtis Gatewood.

Cardinals spin their wheels in Atlanta

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
As good as the Cardinals have been most of the time under Ken Whisenhunt, when they’ve been bad, they’ve been really bad, as was the case in their 41-7 loss in Atlanta that was imperfect in every way.

Ryan throws 3 TD passes as Falcons rout Cards 41-7

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Despite injuries to their top two running backs, the Falcons dominated Arizona and pulled out a convincing 41-7 win.

Fitzgerald not at full strength for Cardinals

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
We’re told it might take a little while before Cardinals star WR Larry Fitzgerald has his act 100 percent together again, both physically and mentally.

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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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