Baker's Dozen Character Scouting Report: Patrick Peterson

This post is part of a continuing series in which we break down 13 2011 NFL Draft prospects - our Baker's Dozen - that should interest the Buffalo Bills. Keep up to date on our Baker's Dozen series here.

From an on-field standpoint, there's an awful lot to like about LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson. From a football character standpoint, the most that can be said against the DB is that he's a supremely confident, borderline cocky player with a very short memory. He's a hard worker, and his confidence is an asset playing at cornerback.

Off the field, Peterson isn't squeaky clean, but it's close. Just a little over two weeks ago, Peterson found himself denying any association with a man named Willie Lyles, a trainer who allegedly shopped Peterson's services to Texas A&M for $80,000 during his recruitment out of high school. (Peterson and Von Miller on the same team? Yikes.) Lyles is being investigated by the NCAA for accepting $25,000 from Oregon.

Peterson and his father both vehemently denied any association with Lyles, and this incident hasn't negatively affected his draft stock in any way. Still, a drafting team should be aware of this issue.

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