Posts Tagged ‘Patrick Peterson’

Rams could have opportunities against Cardinals

Expect a heavy dose of pressure with press man behind it tonight once again from Arizona’s defense. The Cardinals’ corners typically press the outside receivers, while bringing pressure up the middle.

Playbook: Cardinals must address offense this offseason

Heading into this offseason, the Cardinals must address their offensive shortcomings. Whether they shoot for the stars with Peyton Manning, or make less flashy moves with their $10 million in cap space…

LSU’s Claiborne aims to ‘take over’ combine, as Peterson did

LSU is turning out top-notch defensive backs at a startling pace, a trend not lost on Morris Claiborne, who’s widely considered the top cornerback in this year’s draft class.

Playbook: Studying improved DBs

With the season coming to a close, the crew at “Playbook” has taken to the film to find players who made marked improvements on the field. After taking a glance at quarterbacks last week, here’s a look at three defensive backs who caught our eye.

Playbook: Monday tape study notebook

Another exciting week of games on Sunday – which means another interesting day of Monday tape study.

Unearthing the hidden gems from Week 1

When the Playbook research staff digs into a new batch of coaching tape, we dig deep.

While cooking up “All-22″ content for the Week 2 Playbook shows at the end of the week, we spend much of our Mondays and Tuesdays watching every game. And we mean every game.

Forecasting top-five picks’ NFL careers

The new CBA, including its rookie wage scale, has definitely decreased the price tag for top-five picks, but the repercussions for missing are still huge. Before you have even played a down, before you have even had your first jersey stitched, draft analysts and fans are asking whether you are a star or a bust.

Whisenhunt: Peterson over QB was ‘easy decision’

The Arizona Cardinals were one of arguably 12 teams who entered last month’s draft in need of help at quarterback. But the Cardinals bucked the trend — four teams took QBs in the top 12 picks, and six went in the first two rounds — looking to fill the void elsewhere.

Lions targeted Peterson, couldn’t trade up

The Lions tried to trade up for Patrick Peterson in the first round of the NFL draft before the Cardinals selected him fifth overall, a league source said Friday.

Peterson says ‘sky is the limit’

Some scouts and analysts will tell you Patrick Peterson is as talented as any prospect in the 2011 NFL Draft. Some will even go as far as to say that he might very well be the best player in the draft.

Mayock: Teams either buy into QBs or don’t

The third annual NFL.com mock draft, like its predecessors, was an interesting endeavor in looking at how the first round could ultimately play out, with NFL Network and NFL.com analysts playing the roles of general managers.

Mayock: Draft will be ‘feeding frenzy’ for QBs

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock spent 90 minutes Wednesday on a conference call talking with reporters about the 2011 NFL Draft. Those 90 minutes proved to be a gold mine of pre-draft knowledge, with Mayock sharing his thoughts on many of the prospects and what NFL teams are thinking.

Draft Countdown: Three weeks to go

There are 21 days until the 2011 NFL Draft festivities get under way at Radio City Music Hall.

Until then, we looked into the relevance “21” has to April’s big weekend.

Portrait Session: Patrick Peterson

Click here to see Portrait Sessions of other players who have visited NFL Network.

Getting to know… Nebraska’s Amukamara

Nebraska CB Prince Amukamara stopped by the NFL Network studios Thursday, and we took some time to get to know him as he prepares for the 2011 NFL Draft.

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