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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

Report: Cardinals re-sign S Ware

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals’ Web site revealed Wednesday that the team has agreed on a one-year deal with unrestricted free agent S Matt Ware.

Cardinals re-sign five free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Cardinals re-signed five free agents for the 2010 season Monday — one unrestricted free agent ILB Monty Beisel), three restricted free agents (WR Steve Breaston, NT Gabe Watson and C Lyle Sendlein) and one exclusive rights free agent (CB Michael ...

Report: Cardinals LB Porter arrested for DUI, assaulting officer

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Cardinals OLB Joey Porter was arrested early Saturday in Bakersfield, Calif. on suspicion of driving under the influence and accused of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, according to the Associated Press.

Cardinals' defense muddled in the middle

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals believe both Kerry Rhodes and Joey Porter should help a defense that left a lot to be desired in the playoffs, we hear the team is quite concernd over the gaping hole in the middle of the ...

Cardinals TE Patrick signs tender

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Cardinals took care of business on a number of fronts Tuesday, with restricted free agent TE Ben Patrick’s signing of his one-year qualifying offer being the most noteworthy maneuver.

Cardinals sign free-agent OLB Porter

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
In dire need of a quality pass rusher, the Cardinals announced the signing early Friday evening of Joey Porter, one of the league’s most productive sackers in recent years.

Cardinals sign ex-Browns QB Anderson

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that they agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free-agent QB Derek Anderson. Terms were not disclosed.

Cardinals sign free-agent LB Lenon

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Paris Lenon, who played most recently with the division-rival Rams.

Cardinals re-sign OL Bridges

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Continuing their recent trend of re-signing free agents, the Cardinals announced the signing of OL Jeremy Bridges to a three-year contract Thursday afternoon.

Cardinals sign TEs Becht, Spach to new deals

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with free-agent TEs Anthony Becht and Stephen Spach. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Rhodes reverses Cardinals' downhill course

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Just one day after what seemed like full-scale Armageddon for many Cardinals boosters, newly acquired S Kerry Rhodes immediately added a badly needed ray of sunshine in the desert.

Cardinals obtain Rhodes in trade with Jets

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Moving quickly to compensate for the departure of Antrel Rolle, the Cardinals announced they have agreed in principle to acquire S Kerry Rhodes from the Jets in exchange for Arizona's fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft and seventh-round ...

Giants sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

Ravens get Boldin for reasonable price

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
The Ravens' acquisition of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin was wise on several levels, not the least of which was that it filled a huge need for Baltimore.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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