Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/27/11
Patrick Peterson was touted as the safest pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, but the Arizona Cardinals may start to argue that Peterson is the best pick in the draft. The rookie tied the NFL record with his fourth punt return for a touchdown this season, just three weeks after his 99-yard return in overtime beat the St. Louis Rams. According to NFL.com Peterson stated, "I was actually very, very surprised," Peterson said. "I just told the guys to be patient, that we'd get one sooner or later." Peterson is the fourth player with four punt returns in a season and the first in NFL history with four returns of 80-plus yards.
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