TEMPE, Ariz. Patrick Peterson was named to the 2012 NFC Pro Bowl roster on Wednesday, becoming the first Cardinal to earn Pro Bowl nods in each of his first two seasons since Vai Sikahema did it in 1986 and 87. He also joined Hall of Famer Rod Woodson as the only two NFL players ever to earn Pro Bowl selections as a returner and as a defensive player.
"It definitely solidifies what I've been trying to get the world to see," Peterson said. Although last year was a huge accomplishment this one is 10 times better because at the end of the day I want to set myself up to be a great cornerback, not a punt returner.
Peterson spent time with guys like Chicagos Charles Tillman and Green Bays Charles Woodson at last years Pro Bowl and said it fueled him to get back as a corner.
Being around top-notch guys, Peterson said, I wanted to be in their position. It was fun being around those guys, seeing their journey and seeing how they got to the Pro Bowl.
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