Report: Patrick Peterson received assurances from Cardinals ownership
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson seemed to publicly back down from his trade demand on Wednesday, releasing a statement saying he was focused on trying to help turn the organization around and would remain there for years to come.
The statement comes days after Peterson reportedly asked the Cardinals to trade him.
My statement. pic.twitter.com/FG8R7Fa0YA
— Patrick Peterson /P2 (@P2) October 24, 2018
The turnabout for Peterson, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, came after a meeting with Cardinals president Michael Bidwill. There, he received assurances from ownership that the Cardinals are committed to turning things around.
Back story to Patrick Peterson announcing he's staying with Arizona: He met Tuesday for 30 minutes with Cardinals president Michael Bidwill. They discussed ways for the Cardinals to get better and for Peterson to be a leader. PP got assurances from ownership about winning.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 24, 2018
The Cardinals are a miserable 1-6, and it doesn’t look like they’ll be turning things around this season. Peterson will have to take ownership at their word, because it’s a roster that needs a lot of work.