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Cardinals take LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson

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With the fifth pick in the NFL draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson, bolstering their defense with a player who’s ready to contribute right now.

There was talk that the Cardinals might draft a quarterback, but the decision to go with defense in the first round indicates that Arizona expects to acquire a veteran quarterback, perhaps Marc Bulger.

Peterson is a great talent, and pairing him with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie gives the Cardinals an outstanding pair of cornerbacks.

The only question is whether the Cardinals may some day regret passing on a quarterback.

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9 Responses to “Cardinals take LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson”
  1. drmonkeyarmy says: Apr 28, 2011 8:39 PM

    The clowns on ESPN keep on giving away the pick before Goodell gets to the podium. I don’t want Chris Berman telling me the pick. Can’t they shut up for another minute.

  2. cappa662 says: Apr 28, 2011 8:39 PM

    Please tell the networks to stop talking about Blaine Gabbert. It’s getting really annoying.

  3. Canyonero says: Apr 28, 2011 8:41 PM


  4. txchief says: Apr 28, 2011 8:41 PM

    Blaine, I’m thinking of a wonderful Tom Petty song.

  5. birdobeamen says: Apr 28, 2011 8:41 PM

    This means that either DRC or P2qrd is going to be a Philadelphia Eagle by the end of the weekend! LETS GOOOOOO!

  6. scratchdaddy says: Apr 28, 2011 8:42 PM

    Patrick will be a Philadelphia Eagle by May 1st.

  7. gallaghedj311 says: Apr 28, 2011 8:44 PM

    Peterson 4 Kolb

  8. dbellina says: Apr 28, 2011 8:44 PM

    Mayock is 6 for 6.

  9. larryfitzgerald4mvp says: Apr 28, 2011 8:52 PM

    Best player in the Draft. I’m so happy the Cardinals took him.

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