6 former Vikings struggling with their new teams in 2023

Patrick Peterson
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Former Vikings player No. 2

Patrick Peterson, Pittsburgh Steelers - cornerback

As part of an extremely disappointing Minnesota Vikings defense last season, Patrick Peterson had some times when he made some very good plays while providing veteran leadership for a young group of cornerbacks.

Peterson was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason to a two-year deal worth $14 million. At 33 years old, they are using him plenty, getting him in on 99 percent of the team's total defensive snaps this season.

Despite playing 316 total snaps in the first four games, Peterson has only logged 14 combined tackles and five pass defenses while being targeted by opposing quarterbacks at times, especially against the Houston Texans.

Although he has grabbed one interception this year, it will be interesting to see If the Steelers stick with him and Levi Wallace as starters or make a change to see what Joey Porter Jr. has to offer the struggling team.