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Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:59:13 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson has six interceptions and three touchdowns (two punt returns and one interception return) in eight career games against the St. Louis Rams, who he faces in Week 4. He had three interceptions and one returned for a score against the Rams last year.
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 22:52:41 -0700
San Francisco 49ers WR Torrey Smith was targeted twice in the Week 3 game against the Arizona and he ended up with zero catches while being defended by CB Patrick Peterson.
Fantasy Tip: Smith ($5,000, 10.0% of cap) had emerged as a solid FantasyScore option, but this game showed why you just cannot trust the San Francisco offense for DFS purposes.
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:26:55 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson might be used to return punts with WR JJ Nelson (shoulder) out two to four weeks due to a right shoulder subluxation, head coach Bruce Arians said Monday, Sept. 21. WR Brittan Golden also might be an option.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:12:40 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson tweeted that he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, not Type 1, and said he has everything under control and feels great.
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:26:37 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson looks quicker after dropping weight this offseason.
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:51:34 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach said he wouldn't rule out using CB Patrick Peterson as a punt returner during the 2015 season.
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:15:28 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson said he had a blood sugar problem early last season that affected his play. However, Peterson said the issue has been corrected and won't be a problem moving forward. Peterson also felt he was a bit too heavy in 2014 at 215 pounds, and he has already lost some weight to weigh in at around 207 or 208 pounds.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:04:37 -0800
Arizona Cardinals impending free-agent CB Antonio Cromartie is wanted back in Arizona by teammate CB Patrick Peterson. Peterson said it will be tough for him to convince Cromartie to return to the Cardinals due to Cromartie's love for New York and the fact that former Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles is now head coach of the New York Jets.
Sat, 07 Feb 2015 00:33:56 -0800
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson had his 2015 salary fully guaranteed on Friday, Feb. 6. Peterson will make $11,619,114 in base salary.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:27:45 -0800
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones and Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson battled during their days in college, and Peterson is looking forward to shadowing Jones in Week 13. Jones had three catches (seven targets) and just 33 yards the only time the two matched up in the NFL, back in 2012. "Me feeling I'm the best corner in the league, I want the team's No. 1 receiver, period," Peterson said. "That's where you get the opportunity to gain the respect from your peers and be recognized as one of the best and one of the greats after you are done with the game. That's the kind of pressure I like to have for myself and as a team."
Fantasy Tip: Jones was able to find the end zone against Cleveland Browns corner Joe Haden last week, but Peterson matches up a bit better with Jones' speed and athleticism. At $7,600 at FantasyScore, Jones may find it tough to live up to his Week 13 price.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:59:34 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate could be blanketed by Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson Sunday, Nov. 16. ESPN analyst Merrill Hoge thinks that Peterson is better suited to cover Tate, while CB Antonio Cromartie covers WR Calvin Johnson.
Fantasy Tip: Tate ($7,000; 14.0% of your cap) has loomed large all season, but this matchup could be difficult. Johnson ($7,900; 15.8%) might make for the better buy on FantasyScore today if this situation holds true.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:50:34 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson will likely be followed by Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, one of the top cornerbacks in the league, in Week 11. Johnson has beaten Peterson over the last two years, racking up 16 catches, 237 yards and two touchdowns, but the Cardinals won both of those matchups. "I was disappointed in (my) first half of the season; I believe I wasn't playing to my standards. I was fighting through injuries," Peterson said. "Now that I'm 100 percent, I've turned the corner, and I'm ready to roll from here on out."
Fantasy Tip: Johnson will have his hands full, but he's still a must-start in all fantasy leagues. At FantasyScore, Megatron will cost you $7,900. Spending that much should be easier knowing that Johnson has had the upper hand against Peterson in the past.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:12:21 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will line up across from Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant at times during the team's Week 9 game but will not shadow him for the entire game, according to head coach Bruce Arians.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:30:20 -0700
Arizona Cardinals S Tony Jefferson (concussion) fully practiced Friday, Oct. 31, and is questionable for the team's Week 9 game. LB Kenny Demers (knee), CB Patrick Peterson (concussion), DE Calais Campbell (knee) and S Rashad Johnson (knee) all fully practiced and are probable.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:28:53 -0700
Arizona Cardinals S Tony Jefferson (head) and TE Troy Niklas (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 30. DE Calais Campbell (knee), LB Kenny Demens (knee), S Rashad Johnson (knee) and CB Patrick Peterson (concussion) practiced in full.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:25:35 -0700
Arizona Cardinals FS Tony Jefferson (head) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. LB Kenny Demens (knee), TE Troy Niklas (ankle) and CB Patrick Peterson (concussion) were listed as limited participants, while DE Calais Campbell (knee) and FS Rashad Johnson (knee) were full participants.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:17:01 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson said he was knocked out in the team's Week 8 game, but he cleared the concussion protocol. Peterson is wearing a different helmet now.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:48:50 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (concussion) and FS Tony Jefferson (concussion) are going through the concussion protocol, according to head coach Bruce Arians.
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14:36:12 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (head) left the Week 8 game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half due to a head injury, and he was taken to the locker room to be evaluated for a possible concussion.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:55:23 -0700
Arizona Cardinals TE Troy Niklas (ankle) and DE Calais Campbell (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and have been ruled out for Week 7. TE John Carlson (knee), LB Glenn Carson (ankle), DE Frostee Rucker (calf) and DT Alameda Ta'amu (illness) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. LB Alex Okafor (quadriceps) and CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) fully participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and are listed as probable.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:40:43 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson has admitted that he needs to start playing better this season. Through five games, he's allowed four touchdowns, including two last week to the Washington Redskins. He's been called for a team-high five penalties. Defensive coordinator Todd Bowles thinks the loss of the team's best pass rushers has put Peterson more on an island in man-press coverage on the outside. "Patrick is one of the reasons we can do a lot of the things we do inside," Bowles said. "So for him to give up a pass or two here and there doesn't mean (he) struggles. It just means we left him out there too long."
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:39:57 -0700
Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell (knee), TE John Carlson (knee), TE Troy Niklas (ankle) and DE Frostee Rucker (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. LB Glenn Carson (ankle), LB Alex Okafor (quadriceps) and CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) were listed as limited participants.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:38:48 -0700
Arizona Cardinals TE Troy Niklas (ankle), DE Calais Campbell (knee) and LB Glenn Carson (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 6. OG Paul Fanaika (ankle, calf) is listed as questionable, while LB Kenny Demens (back), CB Justin Bethel (shoulder) and CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) are listed as probable. Campbell, Carson and Niklas did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 10. Fanaika was limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:48:55 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 9, after being limited Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:03:34 -0700
Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell (knee), LB Glenn Carson (ankle), OG Paul Fanaika (ankle, calf) and TE Troy Niklas (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. CB Justin Bethel (shoulder) and CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) were listed as limited participants.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:50:11 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) is day-to-day with an ankle injury. He should be able to play in Week 6.
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:42:49 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (ankle) left the Week 5 game against the Denver Broncos due to an ankle injury. Head coach Bruce Arians said Sunday, Oct. 5, that Peterson should be OK.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:31:00 -0700
Arizona Cardinals LB Glenn Carson (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 5. OG Paul Fanaika (knee) is listed as questionable, while LB Alex Okafor (thigh), DT Frostee Rucker (calf), P Dave Zastudil (groin), TE Rob Housler (hip) and CB Patrick Peterson (illness) are listed as probable. Carson and Peterson did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3. Housler and Okafor fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:12:50 -0700
Arizona Cardinals WR Ted Ginn Jr. is listed as the team's primary punt and kick return man on the first depth chart of the preseason. WRs John Brown, Walter Powell and Reggie Dunn are the backups, in that order, on the kickoff return chart, while CB Patrick Peterson is the primary backup option on punt returns, with Brown and Powell in the third and fourth slot.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:33:19 -0700
Updating a previous report, Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will receive a $15.3 million signing bonus. By 2016, $42.6 million of his deal will be guaranteed.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:56:45 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson announced via Twitter Tuesday, July 29, that he has signed a five-year contract extension worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:24:47 -0700
Updating a previous report, Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson's new contract deal has progressed, but there are still two obstacles in the way of finalizing the deal, according to a source.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:49:29 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson is reportedly close to a deal on a new contract.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:00:43 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will be used strictly on defense this season and will not see time in any offensive situations. The Cardinals have excess capacity at wide receiver this year. Coach Bruce Arians plans on relieving Peterson of his punt return duties.
Fantasy Tip: Peterson's fantasy value will take a hit without the special teams presence, because he has returned punts before this season. However, Peterson claims focusing on his CB duties will make him a better defender, and individual defensive player leagues could see an added boost from Peterson.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:48:01 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, who is still searching for a new long-term contract from his team, reported to minicamp without incident on Tuesday, June 10.
Wed, 14 May 2014 10:44:42 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will receive most of his time on defense this upcoming season. Peterson will not receive any playing time on offense and his punt return opportunities will be limited.
Tue, 13 May 2014 09:14:27 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson hopes to find out sooner rather than later about his contract, and thinks he is worth more than Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman. "We'll see," Peterson said. "Got to ask the Cardinals. I mean, I think I am but at the end of the day both sides have to agree to terms and we'll see what those terms are and hopefully sooner than later."
Tue, 13 May 2014 06:04:46 -0700
Updating a previous report, Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson's potential contract extension could be worth in excess of $60 million.
Tue, 13 May 2014 00:30:07 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals and CB Patrick Peterson are discussing a possible contract extension. The team has leverage, owning Peterson's rights the next two years after exercising his fifth-year option earlier this offseason.
Sat, 10 May 2014 08:55:10 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians indicated he plans to cut back on CB Patrick Peterson's punt returns this upcoming season. WRs Ted Ginn Jr. and John Brown are options to return punts.
Sun, 04 May 2014 22:21:07 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, who has been the subject of offseason contract negotiations, has not ruled out holding out from workouts if the team and Peterson can't come to an agreement.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:46:46 -0700
It is believed the Arizona Cardinals have not had serious contract extension talks with CB Patrick Peterson at this point.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:09:50 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals have exercised the fifth-year option in CB Patrick Peterson's contract.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:25:15 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Arizona Cardinals plan to exercise the option on CB Patrick Peterson no later than Monday, April 21.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:26:23 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals plan to discuss a contract extension for CB Patrick Peterson this offseason, but they are under no time constraints in reaching an agreement. The team plans to exercise an option before then to keep Peterson under contract through 2015. The deadline for using that option is May 3.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:53:34 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals could use CB Antonio Cromartie, who is expected to line up opposite CB Patrick Peterson, to cover opposing tight ends next year. Opposing tight ends accounted for 17 of the 29 touchdowns that Cardinals' opponents scored in 2013. Cromartie, however, lined up in the slot in 16 of 127 career games. CB Jerraud Powers could fill in at nickel and slot until CB Tyrann Mathieu (knee) returns.
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:36:12 -0800
ESPN.com's Josh Weinfuss doesn't believe Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson will hold out for a new contract this offseason, as he heads into his fourth and final year of his rookie contract. Peterson said his representatives haven't heard back from the team yet about a new deal. However, Weinfuss says Peterson told him he loves playing football and doesn't like to be away from the field, which means he'd be unlikely to hold out and miss training camp time. Peterson can always play another season and approach a contract extension before the 2015 season, too.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:39:38 -0800
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson is not ruling out the possibility of holding out if he does not receive a new contract this offseason. "I can't speak on that right now," Peterson said. "Me and my agent, we haven't talked about some of those possibilities. But hopefully we can get something done. If something were to happen, we restructure my deal or anything like that, we'll have to wait and see what happens."
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:19:58 -0800
Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson said he is waiting on the team to call him so they can talk about a possible contract extension. Peterson said he has talked with his agent about what they would be looking for in an extension.
Sat, 04 Jan 2014 17:26:39 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals would like to sign CB Patrick Peterson to a contract extension this offseason and understand it likely will take a lot of money to sign him. Peterson has one more year on his current contract.