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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

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Ravens acquire WR Boldin from Cardinals

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
The Ravens, in a bold move to bolster their passing offense, acquired Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin for third- and fourth-round picks in the 2010 draft.

Breaston, Doucet move up in Cardinals' WR pecking order

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
Although they didn't get the second-round pick they initially sought, the Cardinals traded WR Anquan Boldin to Baltimore on March 5, setting the stage for Steve Breaston to replace Boldin in the starting lineup and Early Doucet to become ...

Cardinals release Rolle; announce tenders

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
As expected, the Cardinals released starting FS Antrel Rolle Thursday  afternoon, in addition to tendering one-year qualifying contract offers to five restricted free agents — WR Steve Breaston, starting ORG Deuce Lutui, TE Ben Patrick, starting C Lyle Sendlein and DT ...

NFC West team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
With Marc Bulger showing that he was not the answer and having been released, the Rams desperately need to find a quarterback they can build their offense around. PFW continues its analysis of team needs with a look at the ...

Cardinals need Johnson to step up at safety

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Should Cardinals starting FS Antrel Rolle split the scene, the onus will be on second-year player Rashad Johnson to really turn it up a notch in 2010.

Cardinals give Whisenhunt, Graves new contracts

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Arizona Republic reported late Thursday afternoon that the Cardinals have agreed to terms on new four-year contracts for both head coach Ken Whisenhunt and general manager Rod Graves that will run through 2013.

Cardinals name Henderson new DB coach

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced that Donnie Henderson has been named the team’s new defensive backs coach replacing Teryl Austin, who left to become the defensive coordinator at the University of Florida.

Dansby's numbers may not yield desired deal

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
In the first of a series of scouting reports analyzing 15 key players slated to become free agents March 5, we look at Cardinals ILB Karlos Dansby.

Cardinals name Robinson new RB coach

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the hiring of Tommie Robinson as the team’s new running backs coach.

Boldin's exit could hurt Cardinals' morale

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
There would be a major downside should Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin be traded — the negative effect his departure would have on a locker room with more than a few players who, like Boldin, have major contract concerns.

Warner again proves to be class act

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Looking like God’s gift in a gray sports jacket and open-neck black shirt, Kurt Warner officially announced his retirement Friday afternoon at the Cardinals’ headquarters after 12 seasons.

Warner announces retirement

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
It’s official. Confirming steady rumors the last couple of weeks, Cardinals QB Kurt Warner has announced his retirement after 12 NFL seasons.

Warner's future in Arizona cloudy again

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
No, WWKD is not the desert's hottest new FM radio station. But it is a shortened version of the hottest question in Cardinals Nation: What Will Kurt Do?

Saints rout Cardinals, reach NFC title game

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush scored on an 83-yard punt return and a 46-yard run, and Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes to lead the New Orleans Saints to a 45-14 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday in the divisional round of ...

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

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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