Patrick Peterson set to play out contract with Cardinals, no negotiations scheduled to take place, per report The future Hall of Famer might become a free agent in 2021 By Patrik Walker The Cardinals signed Peterson to a five-year extension in July 2014. A former fifth-overall pick of the Cardinals in 2011, Peterson became the gold standard at the position, and is still viewed as one of the best in the league. "I'm under contract until the end of the season. However, he didn't immediately cash the check. The Cardinals could be filling the second starting cornerback spot Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers with a committee. He's entering the final year of a five-year, $70.05 million contract that will pay him $12.05 million in base salary this season. “He’s been great for us, he’s a veteran presence. I’m under contract through the end of the season,” he said. 2. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/reg/free/stories, at There's a reason it's challenging to conjure up that imagery in your mind, and it's because the future Hall of Fame cornerback has never once suited up for another club as he enters his 10th year in the NFL, having become a staple both on the Cardinals roster and in the surrounding community. He’s got a chip on his shoulder. “He’s under contract, and I think when you look at the body of work last year, he’d be one of the first to tell you he didn’t play up to expectations early on,” Keim said. "And when the time matches up perfectly, we can sit down and talk about some things.". Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson (21) runs past Jordan Phillips (97) as they go through drills during an NFL football workout Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). All Rights Reserved. He’s helping our young DBs with the football IQ part of the game.”, P2 ‘at peace’ with contract, confident in Cardinals’ CB depth, Larry Fitzgerald on if he wins a Super Bowl: 'You wouldn't see me around', Keim: Cardinals want to see Patrick Peterson finish career as a Cardinal, 10 reasons why Kyler Murray is a darkhorse NFL MVP candidate, Kelvin Beachum switches to RT but already has comfort with Cardinals, Seahawks-Cardinals injury report: 'Hopeful' for DeAndre Hopkins, Markus Golden back with Cardinals, acquired from Giants for 6th rounder, Cardinals' rivalry with Seahawks gets Sunday Night Football's national stage, Sign up for the Arizona Sports Insider email. Coming off a season that began with a six-game suspension due to a positive PED test, Peterson has been determined to find his form that led to eight Pro Bowl selections. The 10th-year pro believes his play in 2020 will sort things out. Try picturing Patrick Peterson in any jersey other than that of the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals feel Kirkpatrick will play a huge role for them as the year progresses. Patrick Peterson says he hasn't started extension talks with Cardinals ahead of contract year This despite GM Steve Keim saying just the opposite earlier in the offseason He knows his body. 1:50 pm ET, Bucs land Antonio Brown on one-year-deal, per report, Giants trade edge rusher Markus Golden to Cardinals, Injuries: Packers' Jones questionable, Mixon out, McLendon says he played for Jets after trade to Bucs. I’m lucky and blessed enough to be in my third go-round … With me, all I have to worry about is P2. Entering a pivotal contract year and close to his 30th birthday, Patrick Peterson knows the individual importance of putting together a big 2020 season. “All I can do right now is play ball. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. An eight-time Pro Bowler, Peterson is due just over $13 million in 2020, the final season on his five-year, $70 million extension signed in 2014. Press coverage from CB Patrick Peterson (21) during training camp, against WR JoJo Ward. His only absence came in 2019, when he was suspended for the first six games of the season for violating the league's performance enhancement policy. “I’m at peace, there’s nothing I can do about it. The problem is, with Week 1 now underway around the league, there are no contract talks scheduled -- per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network -- which sets the eight-time Pro Bowler on the path to unrestricted free agency in 2021. To be clear, Peterson doesn't appear to be wavering from his current stance of wanting to remain in Arizona, also telling media that he has high praise for the Cardinals organization and would prefer to stay with one team as he nears the latter stages of his career. The 10th-year … “He’s been a great addition for us since he’s got here. But the longer the two sides put off a new deal, the more likely it is Arizona could simply wait until after the 2020 season to decide on Peterson's future. section: | slug: patrick-peterson-says-he-hasnt-started-extension-talks-with-cardinals-ahead-of-contract-year | sport: football | route: article_single.us | “I can’t worry about anybody else’s pockets,” Peterson said. I’ve been in contract negotiations before, it’s not my first go-round. Kirkpatrick knows the style of defensive coordinator Vance Joseph’s system from their time together with the Bengals (2014-15), when Joseph was his defensive backs coach. "The last three games he played excellent, the way we expected him to play," Keim said earlier this offseason. Cohen and the Bears have agreed to a three-year contract extension worth $5.75 million a year, according to multiple reports. All I can do right now is play ball.". When asked why, he said, I just haven't gotten around to it." NFL cornerback Patrick Peterson received a $15,361,000 signing bonus as part of a five-year, $70 million contract extension. The 29-year-old will earn $12.05 million in base salary with a $13.184 million cap hit in 2020, per Spotrac . I believe he definitely made our defense a lot better,” Peterson said. Those players are cornerback Patrick Peterson, outside linebacker Robert Quinn and defensive end J.J. Watt. And it was their time. Patrick Peterson and the Arizona Cardinals haven’t recently discussed a contract extension as he enters the final year of his deal. Get the day's big stories + fun stuff you love like mock drafts, picks and power rankings. “Budda and DeAndre definitely got what they deserved. Despite the silence regarding his contract, the four-time First-Team All-Pro is still hopeful Arizona remains his NFL home after 2020. That runs contrary to remarks from Cardinals general manager Steve Keim, who said in February that both sides had already kicked off negotiations for a new contract and desired to stay together for the remainder of Peterson's career. With the team having now locked up defensive compatriot Buddha Baker and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins on new deals, all eyes turn to see what they'll do when it comes to Peterson. ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss breaks down the latest on cornerback Patrick Peterson, who is in the early stages of negotiating a contract extension with the team. It's possible that run comes to an end in 2021 though, that is unless he and the team come to terms on a new deal soon. There’s also a matter of getting into football shape. He could split reps with nickel Byron Murphy, who earned snaps at both spots as a rookie last year. I think he’ll come back with a vengeance.”. 10:11 am ET, Patrick Peterson And Cards Not Talking Contract Extension, Bucs land Antonio Brown on one-year-deal, per report, Giants trade edge rusher Markus Golden to Cardinals, Injuries: Packers' Jones questionable, Mixon out, McLendon says he played for Jets after trade to Bucs. Luke Keuchly came close to getting his extension … For now, the answer is nothing, and only time can tell if that changes. He's also been quite the ironman over the course of his career, having never missed a regular season start due to injury, in nine years of play. “We have a plan for multiple guys to play at that position so hopefully he can get most of the snaps. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | "All I can do is worry about me," he added. The Bears and running back Tarik Cohen have made a deal. "There's nothing I can do about it," Peterson said of the lack of negotiations. Patrick Peterson has seemingly had an on-again, off-again desire to finish his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals, once "desperately" requesting a trade, then later apologizing to Cardinals fans in a promise to play out his contract. He got great range, he can run, he’s long. But he is a vet. "I think he's got a chip on his shoulder, and I think he's going to come back with a vengeance.". Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson said Monday he believes he's worth more than the $57 million Seattle's Richard Sherman received recently. Peterson said the terminology is the biggest difference in learning Arizona’s calls. Arizona Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins, without an agent, agrees to two-year contract extension with $42.75 million guaranteed at signing. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/reg/free/stories, at Patrick Peterson is scheduled to reach free agency after the season as he goes into the final year of his contract, but as he said over the summer, the veteran cornerback emphasized Thursday he isn't upset with the situation Get the day's big stories + fun stuff you love like mock drafts, picks and power rankings. “That’s my entity, that’s my company. Dre Kirkpatrick signed on Aug. 23 after Arizona lost Robert Alford to his second season-ending injury in a row, and the former Cincinnati Bengal is expected to play against the Niners. Humphries’ deal to open up cap space before agreeing to an extension with receiver DeAndre Hopkins on Tuesday.