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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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Cards' outlook for Faneca, Sendlein hardly grim

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:02 a.m. ET
Arizona's offensive line has changed a great deal, but O-line coach Russ Grimm is up for the challenge, especially with new OLG Alan Faneca and old C Lyle Sendlein in the mix.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Cardinals' new WR trio packs fantasy punch

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
You will be committing a cardinal sin if you don't at least consider Larry Fitzgerald, Early Doucet and Steve Breaston as legitimate fantasy options.

Willis tops among NFC West IDPs

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
While the NFC West arguably remains the league’s weakest division, it is strong in terms of individual fantasy defenders, led by IDP superheavyweight Patrick Willis.

Cardinals sign rookie CB Calvin

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the signing of sixth-round CB Jorrick Calvin to a four-year contract. Terms were not disclosed for the second member of Arizona’s draft class to agree to contract terms.

Cardinals sign rookie TE Dray

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The Cardinals got the ball rolling on the rookie contract front Thursday with the signing of seventh-round TE Jim Dray to a four-year contract.

Hightower could be Cardinals' third-down back

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Even though he’s listed first on the depth chart as the starting RB ahead of Chris “Beanie” Wells, we hear Tim Hightower could be the top candidate for the Cardinals' third-down-RB role.

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Cardinals RFA Lutui signs qualifying offer

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced that restricted free-agent OG Deuce Lutui finally signed his one-year qualifying offer of $1.76 million one day before the designated deadline.

Cardinals embracing change on offense

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
With new starting QB Matt Leinart and free-agent pickup OG Alan Faneca, the Cardinals' offense is heading into a transitional year.

Crowd gathering at cornerback for Cardinals

Posted June 06, 2010 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
It would appear the Cardinals are in no great rush to anoint a starting right cornerback opposite Pro Bowler Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for the coming season.

Cardinals make changes to scouting department

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Kyle Johnson has joined the Cardinals as a college scout, and several other changes in the personnel department were announced by the team Monday.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

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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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