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Patrick Peterson | Defensive Back | #21

Team: Arizona Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/11/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 203
College: LSU
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (5) / ARZ
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Coach Bruce Arians said CB Patrick Peterson (quad) has looked "fine" and will play Week 7 against the Rams.
Peterson had to be pulled from Week 6 against the Bucs and was limited in practice this week. However, he's ready to roll for his date with Sammy Watkins, who has been a complete non-factor since his big game against the 49ers a few Thursdays ago. Watkins will remain that way in Peterson's shadow coverage. Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp have better matchups. Oct 20 - 10:08 AM
Source: ESPN.com

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Patrick Peterson (quad) was limited at Wednesday's practice.

The team is unsure how his quad strain will respond after making the flight across the pond to London. Peterson says he'll play, but every player says that. If he sits, it would be a boost to invisible man Sammy Watkins.
Oct 18 - 9:27 AM

Patrick Peterson exited Sunday's Week 6 game against the Bucs with a quad injury.

He's been missing crucial snaps as the Bucs narrowed the Cardinals' lead to two scores, although it's back up to three now. Peterson has been standing on the sideline with his helmet off. One of the NFL's true difference makers, Peterson entered the week coming off limited practices due to the quad.
Oct 15 - 6:51 PM

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (quad) is expected to play Week 6 against the Bucs.

Peterson was limited all week, but there never seemed to be much concern about his availability. He will likely shadow Mike Evans today, bumping Evans down a few notches in the receiver rankings.
Source: NFL.com
Oct 15 - 8:37 AM

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (knee) is listed as questionable for Week 6.

Peterson practiced all week despite the questionable tag. There hasn't been concern over his Week 6 status. Peterson will likely be at less than 100 percent, potentially upgrading Mike Evans' matchup.
Oct 13 - 4:47 PM

Patrick Peterson (knee) did not practice Wednesday.

Peterson suffered a "painful" knee injury against the Falcons, but he finished the game and reportedly avoided structural damage. He will likely suit up this week, but it would not be surprising if he sat out practice until Friday.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 05:01:00 PM

Patrick Peterson (knee) is "sore," but avoided structural damage.

Peterson played through the issue for over two quarters on Sunday, and thankfully seems to have gotten good news from his Monday testing. Peterson will probably see extremely limited practice time this week, but should be out there against the Redskins.
Mon, Nov 28, 2016 02:27:00 PM

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson suffered a "painful" knee injury Week 12 against the Falcons.

"It’s hurting right now," Peterson said. "I don’t know what the diagnosis is right now. Can’t put too much pressure on it. We’ll let the team doctor figure it out, but it is painful." Peterson hurt his left knee in the second quarter, but he gutted through the injury to finish the game. The fact he was able to continue playing should give the Cardinals some hope, but he is at best questionable for Week 13. His status will be updated by Wednesday at the latest.
Source: ESPN
Mon, Nov 28, 2016 09:50:00 AM

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson is no longer on the Week 8 injury report.

Peterson experienced back pain in last week's tie with Seattle and missed Wednesday's practice with a rib injury, but he'll be all systems go for Sunday's showdown with Kelvin Benjamin.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 04:15:00 PM

Patrick Peterson (ribs) didn't practice on Wednesday.

Peterson played all 63 snaps in Sunday's tie with Seattle. Maybe he's just getting a breather. Through seven games, Peterson holds PFF's 22nd-best coverage grade out of 116 qualifiers at cornerback.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 06:14:00 PM

Patrick Peterson (ankle) participated in individual drills on Tuesday.

Peterson is still recovering from April ankle surgery. He will likely be limited the rest of the offseason program, but he said he will be a full-go for training camp. Peterson is coming off arguably the best season of his career.
Tue, Jun 7, 2016 02:02:00 PM

Patrick Peterson's (ankle surgery) recovery time is 6-8 weeks.

It means there's a good chance he'll be ready for June's mandatory minicamp, and will be ready to rock well before training camp. "It was just something I needed to get cleaned up and it’s going to make me better this year," was Peterson's quote on the matter. Peterson's name has been bigger than his game at times, but he's coming off a career-best 2015.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 05:34:00 PM

Patrick Peterson recently underwent ankle surgery.

He's expected to be full-go by training camp. Peterson injured his ankle against the Bengals last November, but still started all 16 games and had the best season of his career in coverage, also intercepting two passes.
Wed, Apr 20, 2016 08:23:00 PM

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson said he feels "50 times faster" compared to last season.

Peterson didn't look like himself last year and was later diagnosed with diabetes. With the disease under control, Peterson returned to All-Pro status in 2015. He earned PFF's sixth-highest cornerback grade out of 118 qualifiers this year. Look for Peterson to bounce back in the NFC Championship after giving up a Hail Mary touchdown to Jeff Janis in last week's win over Green Bay.
Wed, Jan 20, 2016 04:39:00 PM

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) is active for Week 12.

Arizona might not need him for what shapes up as a blowout, but Peterson is ready to go. No 49ers passing-game option is worth using in this matchup.
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 02:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Drew Stanton
2Blaine Gabbert
3Matt Barkley
RB1David Johnson
2Adrian Peterson
3Andre Ellington
4Kerwynn Williams
5Elijhaa Penny
GLB1David Johnson
2Adrian Peterson
3RB1David Johnson
2Andre Ellington
WR11Larry Fitzgerald
2Jaron Brown
3Brittan Golden
WR21John Brown
2J.J. Nelson
3Chad Williams
WR31J.J. Nelson
TE1Jermaine Gresham
2Troy Niklas
3Ifeanyi Momah
LT1D.J. Humphries
2John Wetzel
LG1Mike Iupati
C1A.Q. Shipley
2Daniel Munyer
3Evan Boehm
RG1Earl Watford
RT1Jared Veldheer
2Will Holden
K1Phil Dawson