The Cardinals' reluctance to trade Peterson could waver if they continue to struggle prior to the Week 8 deadline.
"We're not trading Patrick", Cardinals coach Steve Wilks said Monday.More news: NFL Reporter Melissa Stark Hit In Head By Football, Makes Epic Comeback
Arizona selected Peterson out of LSU with the fifth overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft and he has made the Pro Bowl in every season, including three First-Team All-Pro selections. "That's out of the question".
Wilks was asked how he will handle the situation.
"Number one, I'm not going to indulge in speculation", Wilks said. Patrick is a captain and he's well-respected around here and well-respected throughout the league.More news: President Trump says he's reducing Central American aid over migrant caravan
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. He's well respected throughout the league. Yes, are we in a hard situation? Yeah, we are. We're 1-and-6. It's about trying to turn the corner and make things happen so we can make sure that we get this thing on track. "That's what we need to be talking about".
Peterson has recorded 35 tackles, a sack, and two interceptions in seven games this season.
The 28-year-old is owed $11 million in base salary for the 2019 season and $12.05 million for the 2020 campaign before becoming an unrestricted free agent.More news: 'Luke Cage' Star Mike Colter Breaks Silence On Series Cancellation