Video: Next great player in NFC West

August, 22, 2012
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Patrick Peterson ranked 160th on the recently published Scouts Inc. Top 200 Insider list of top NFL players.

I'll be surprised if Peterson doesn't rank higher -- much, much higher -- one year from now. As much as any unproven young player in the NFC West, Peterson appears primed to achieve greatness. His talent was obvious while returning four punts for touchdowns last season. But in terms of learning the cornerback position, Peterson had considerable room for growth coming out of a lockout-shortened rookie offseason.

The video above includes a few thoughts on the matter. I'll put together a more expansive item on the subject in the future. For now, though, here's a snippet from teammate Larry Fitzgerald: "I think he is going to be the best in a very short period of time."

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