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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

Vikings players of the week: Week Five

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
These were the standout players on offense, defense and special teams in the Vikings' 34-10 victory over the Cardinals.

Ngata, Seymour among those fined Friday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
Ravens NT Haloti Ngata and Raiders DT Richard Seymour were eached fined $15,000 for hits in Week Four games.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Rookie Meter: Newton wows in debut

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton had a sensational debut, silencing his doubters for one week. What did it do to his ranking on the meter?

Cardinals throwing caution to wind with young CBs

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
For better or worse, the Cardinals will be counting on two cornerbacks starting for the first time at the pro level in Patrick Peterson and A.J. Jefferson.

Cardinals CB Toler sprains knee

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Cardinals starting CB Greg Toler sprained his left knee in Saturday night's preseason game against the Chargers.

Uncertainty abounds in Cardinals' secondary

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
In the early stages of training camp, word is the verdict remains out on three of the Cardinals' four starting positions in the secondary.

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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