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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 WR Doucet may have sports hernia

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
According to multiple media outlets, Cardinals WR Early Doucet missed practice with a possible sports hernia Wednesday — an injury that could keep him out of action for a "few" weeks if indeed the injury is a sports hernia, PFW Cardinals ...

Cardinals make switch at FB

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
The Cardinals made a change at fullback, cutting Jerome Johnson and signing Reagan Maui'a.

Fitzgerald spoils Bradford's debut; Cardinals win 17-13

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Larry Fitzgerald got loose for a go-ahead 21-yard touchdown catch with 6:13 to play in the Arizona Cardinals 17-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Report: Warner plans to stay retired

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
With all of the question marks surrounding the Cardinals' quarterbacks, Kurt Warner isn't coming back, despite requests from his former team.

Cardinals RB Wells questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells (knee) did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable for the season opener against the Rams.

Hall could be Cardinals' QB of future

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Make way for undrafted rookie QB Max Hall, a local boy who has wasted precious little time making good with the Cardinals and their fans.

Cardinals WR Fitzgerald ready for season opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
After WR Larry Fitzgerald's second practice since spraining his right knee, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said his top receiver is "moving along just fine."

Ten most intriguing players of Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 1:21 a.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald won't become a fantasy nonfactor just because Kurt Warner has retired, writes Pat Fitzmaurice in his discussion of this week's intriguing fantasy players.

Uninspiring presence brings Leinart down in desert

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
More than anything, Matt Leinart's lackluster command in the pocket, as well as in the locker room, was responsible for his fall from grace in Arizona.

Cardinals cut ties with QB Matt Leinart

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Cardinals released QB Matt Leinart, who failed to win the team's starting job this summer.

Eagles trade for OG Wells, place Abiamiri on PUP list

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Needing some healthy bodies on the offensive line, the Eagles acquired OG Reggie Wells from Arizona for an undisclosed draft choice. Philly also placed DE Victor Abiamiri on the PUP list and cut 10 players.

Cardinals reward DT Dockett with extension

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals have made news mostly for their QB situation recently, they changed the tone Wednesday, signing DT Darnell Dockett to a four-year contract extension.

Report: Cardinals shopping Leinart

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
In what has turned into a very public quarterback battle in Arizona, reports indicate that the Cardinals are now talking with teams about trading QB Matt Leinart.

Arizona trims down to 75

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
To bring down its roster to the league-required 75-player maximum by this afternoon, Arizona placed two players on injured lists and released another.

Eagles trade FB Scott to Cardinals for CB Calvin

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have traded FB Charles Scott to the Cardinals for CB Jorrick Calvin, a swap of 2010 sixth-round draft picks.

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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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