Found November 30, 2011 on Fox Sports Arizona:
One of the biggest challenges for the Cowboys on Sunday will be containing Cardinals punt returner Patrick Peterson. The rookie from LSU is the first player in NFL history to have four punt-return touchdowns of 80 yards or more in a single season. He has certainly grabbed the Cowboys' attention, especially considering Dallas ranks 21st in the league in punt coverage. The Cowboys were victimized against the Redskins two weeks ago, when they gave up two returns totaling 87 yards. "There's evidence on tape he's just a dynamic player," Dallas coach Jason Garrett said of Peterson. "We saw that coming out of school, I think everybody saw that both as a defensive player and also as a returner. He seems to be showing up every week making those kinds of plays. "That will be a real challenge for our football team." Garrett said his team will pay very close attention to Peterson and do its best to kick away from him when it can. "The operation is ...

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