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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 rookie QB Lindley opening eyes in desert

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
We hear Cardinals rookie QB Ryan Lindley is showing enough this offseason to become a factor in the team's QB equation down the road.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Fitzgerald wins Humanitarian Award

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald strives to be the best he can be every day, and that includes enthusiastically reaching out to help others.

Cardinals sign Maui'a, release Stewart

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed FB Reagan Maui'a on Saturday and released OG Chris Stewart.

Chiefs, Cardinals take to field for joint practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Cardinals split a pair of practice fields Tuesday, placing nearly 200 players out there at one time.

Cardinals' Kolb injury minor, expected to play

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Ken Whisenhunt called Kevin Kolb's injury minor and expects the quarterback to play in Friday's preseason game vs. Kansas City.

Cardinals activate RB Wells from PUP list

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have activated RB Beanie Wells from the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Cardinals starting QB Kolb leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting QB Kevin Kolb left the Hall of Fame game in Canton Sunday evening with a rib injury.

Heap accepts $1 million salary cut

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Cardinals TE Todd Heap recently took a $1 million cut in pay, according to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com.

Replacement officials to work Hall of Fame game

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Replacement officials will work Sunday’s preseason opener between the Saints and Cardinals.

Washington relishes long-term commitment to Cardinals

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Up-and-coming Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington told PFW that he would like nothing more than to be a member of the Cardinals his entire career.

Cardinals sign Clayton, Ohrnberger

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that the team has signed RB Thomas Clayton and OG-C Rich Ohrnberger.

Kolb to start Cardinals' preseason opener

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb will start for the Cardinals in Sunday’s Hall of Fame game against the Saints, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Tuesday.

Wilson cuts Cardinals huge slack with new deal

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Team insiders agree that Cardinals veteran SS Adrian Wilson really put his money where his mouth is when he agreed to take what amounts to a $10 million paycut.

Report: Cardinals agree with OL Hochstein

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed with veteran OL Russ Hochstein on a one-year contract, Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com reported Wednesday.

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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