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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 FB Broughton likely tore ACL

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Cardinals said that FB Nehemiah Broughton likely tore his ACL in their preseason win over the Bears Saturday night.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Cardinals' high draft picks lying low for now

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
When it comes to the Cardinals’ depth chart, we hear looks are more than a bit deceiving in the cases of first-round draft pick Dan Williams and second-round pick Daryl Washington.

Cardinals to start Anderson at QB on Saturday

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Derek Anderson will be the starting quarterback in Saturday's preseason game against the Bears.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines two offenses going in opposite directions — the Cardinals' and the Redskins' — and provides other observations directed at fantasy football owners.

Cardinals' Fitzgerald has knee sprain

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has a sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee, an MRI revealed Sunday. The injury may keep Fitzgerald on the sideline for the rest of the preseason, but it's not expected to ...

Young OLB Brown looking good for Cardinals

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Our sources in the desert tell us second-year OLB Cody Brown, a second-round pick in 2009 who suffered a season-ending left wrist injury in training camp last year, is making good progress.

Cardinals RB Wells suffers rib injury

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells was carted off the practice field Monday after suffering a rib injury, the Arizona Republic is reporting.

Cardinals sign Maui'a, cut Ali

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Monday that they have re-signed FB Reagan Maui'a and waived/injured FB Charles Ali, who has been sidelined by a hamstring injury.

Smith made it to Canton his way

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB Emmitt Smith’s rushing record might be the single greatest statistical achievement in football, but it's the way he achieved this near-unbreakable mark that was most impressive.

Cardinals sign CB Ford, release CB Barksdale

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Cardinals made some adjustments on the corners Friday, signing CB Trevor Ford while releasing CB Rashad Barksdale.

Cardinals sign LB Togafau, S Rouse

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Cardinals had a busy Tuesday on the transactions front, signing LB Pago Togafau and S Aaron Rouse, among other moves. In addition, the team waived/injured DE Dean Muhtadi (calf) and released LB Ali Highsmith and WR Deryn Bowser.

Report: Cardinals sign first-round pick Williams

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have officially reached an agreement with first-round NT Dan Williams, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed.

Grimm headed for 'Hog' heaven

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
For those of you relatively unfamiliar with “The Hogs,” PFW's Dan Arkush and Hall of Fame “Hog” Russ Grimm himself present the following history lesson.

Cardinals sign second-round rookie Washington

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the signing of second-round ILB Daryl Washington to a four-year contract, leaving first-round DT Dan Williams as the only unsigned drafted rookie on the team.

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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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