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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

NFC West spin cycle: 49ers looking very ordinary

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Byrd's pick propels Bills to OT win over Cardinals

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Jairus Byrd's second interception of the game set up Rian Lindell's 25-yard field goal 3:50 into overtime that gave the  Bills a 19-16 victory over the Cardinals.

Cardinals' ground game in dire shape

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
A Cardinals offense that was hopefully born to run with “Thunder and Lightning” intensity, looks like it might have died a quick death.

Cardinals RB Williams to have season-ending shoulder surgery

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Ryan Williams needs surgery on his shoulder and is out for the rest of the season, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday.

NFC West spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush delivers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Rams get nine sacks, hand Cardinals first loss

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
DE Robert Quinn had three of the Rams' nine sacks on Kevin Kolb to keep the Cardinals in check in a 17-3 victory Thursday night.

Report: Amendola has broken collarbone

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Rams WR Danny Amendola, who injured his right shoulder against Arizona on Thursday night, reportedly broke his collarbone.

Rams' Jackson, Cardinals' Dockett active

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson and Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett are both active for Thursday night’s game in St. Louis.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Cardinals-Rams game could be something special

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush couldn’t be looking more forward to Thursday night’s Cardinals-Rams skirmish on a national stage.

Key matchup: Cardinals secondary vs. Rams receivers

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Today’s Key matchup focuses on the Cardinals' secondary vs. the Rams' receivers in this week’s Thursday-night game in St. Louis.

Power rankings: Cardinals fly up the ranks

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
The undefeated Cardinals moved up in this week's edition of the PFW Power Rankings, but they still sit behind fellow undefeateds the Texans and Falcons.

Dockett should be good to go for Cardinals in Week Five

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
We hear Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett probably will be back for the Thursday-night game against the Rams after missing Week Four.

NFC West Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Cardinals stay unbeaten after OT win over Miami

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Jay Feely kicked a 46-yard field goal 6:31 into overtime to keep the Cardinals unbeaten with a 24-21 victory over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Cardinals sign FB Maui'a after Hall retires

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Friday that they have re-signed FB Reagan Maui'a and placed FB Korey Hall on the reserve/retired list.

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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