Patrick Peterson Requests Trade

Should the Steelers try to make a move for Patrick Peterson

Should the Steelers try to make a move for Patrick Peterson

Peterson, one of the best cover corners in the National Football League, surely won't have a shortage of suitors as the deadline approaches on October 30.

The asking price for Peterson would be expected to be a second- or third-round pick, considering his skill set makes his value worth a first-rounder.

Although the Arizona Cardinals have insisted that they have no plans to trade Patrick Peterson this year, it appears the All-Pro cornerback might be attempting to force their hand.

"We're not trading Patrick", he said on Monday.

But it seems as if the Saints have dropped out of the Patrick Peterson sweepstakes as they reportedly acquired New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple on Tuesday.

CBS Sports Analyst Bryant McFadden went straight to Twitter with the news of where Peterson wants to land.




At 28 years old, Peterson still is among the premier cornerbacks in the NFL. He has been a huge bright spot on the field this season that has provided the secondary a strong source of stability.

Arizona plays the 49ers Sunday and then its bye week. As they sit on top of the NFC South with a record of 5-1, the Saints are one of a handful of teams who could be legitimately considered as a Super Bowl contender. They're now looking like they're going into rebuilding mode.

On paper, that looks like a formidable outside combination with Jones playing as the nickel back and Mills moving to safety.

Who would and could get Peterson?

It would be a risky move to make because Philly probably does not want to deplete their talent pool in the secondary.

The culture and players around Peterson have led to the request, according to a former Cardinal.

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