Player Bio

Marcus Peters
DB #22
Height:
6-0
Weight:
197
Age:
24
College:
Washington
Hometown:
Oakland, CA
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
30
SCK
0.0
FF
2
INT
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 135 114 21 0.0 0 51 17 406 -- 90 2 4 4
2017 KC 10 10 30 26 4 0.0 0 5 3 63 21 38 0 2 1
2016 KC 15 15 45 35 10 0.0 -- 20 6 63 10.5 28 0 1 3
2015 KC 16 16 60 53 7 0.0 0 26 8 280 35 90 2 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @NE W 42-27 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 PHI W 27-20 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @LAC W 24-10 3 3 0 0.0 -- 2 1 38 38 38 0 0 --
4 WAS W 29-20 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
5 @HOU W 42-34 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 PIT L 13-19 3 3 0 0.0 -- 2 1 16 16 16 0 0 --
7 @OAK L 30-31 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 DEN W 29-19 2 2 0 0.0 0 1 1 9 9 9 0 1 1
9 @DAL L 17-28 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @NYG L 9-12 5 2 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

  • Cornerback begins his third NFL season in Kansas City in 2017 after originally joining Kansas City as the club's first-round selection (18th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
  • On his first career play from scrimmage, Peters intercepted Texans QB Brian Hoyer on the Houston seven yard line to set up a Chiefs Touchdown.
  • Was named AFC defensive player of the week following a two-interception performance against the Jets in Week 3 of the 2016 season. Peters also recorded a pair of interceptions the preceeding week which brought him halfway to a then league-leading four interceptions through three weeks.
  • Intercepted Peyton Manning at Arrowhead stadium for a 55-yard return for a touchdown on Thursday Night Football in the second game of his career.
  • Named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month for December 2015, a month in which he recorded a league-leading four interceptions and 10 passes defensed as well as 16 total tackles and a 93-yard interception return for touchdown in December.
  • Named AP Defensive Rookie of the Year following the 2015 season.
  • Earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl following his rookie season in 2015. Was additionally named to the 2016 Pro Bowl roster for the second-straight year.  
  • Named to the 2015 Pro Football Writer's Association All-Rookie Team. The PFWA also named Peters the Defensive Rookie of the Year, becoming the first Chiefs player since CB/PR Dale Carter in 1992. Other Kansas City winners of the award were CB James Marsalis (AFL 1969) and LB Derrick Thomas (1989). Was additionally named to the PFWA's 2016 squad, joining Eric Berry, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill. Peters gathered All-AFC honors in addition to the All-NFL nod. 
  • For the first time in his career, Peters was named a first-team AP All-Pro cornerback after a phenomenal 2016-17 regular season campaign.
  • Was voted All-Pro cornerback by Sporting News following the 2016 regular season. 
  • Winner of the Mack Lee Hill Award, given to the Chiefs top rookie or first-year player following the 2015 season.
  • Received All-Pro honors after having 60 tackles (53 solo), eight interceptions returned for 280 yards, which ranks as the ninth-most return yards in NFL history and first in Chiefs history, 26 passes defended which was also a number one ranking in franchise history, two tackles for loss and one forced fumble.
  • Originally entered the NFL as the Chiefs first-round pick (18th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft.
  • Cornerback begins his third NFL season in Kansas City in 2017 after originally joining Kansas City as the club's first-round selection (18th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
  • On his first career play from scrimmage, Peters intercepted Texans QB Brian Hoyer on the Houston seven yard line to set up a Chiefs Touchdown.
  • Was named AFC defensive player of the week following a two-interception performance against the Jets in Week 3 of the 2016 season. Peters also recorded a pair of interceptions the preceeding week which brought him halfway to a then league-leading four interceptions through three weeks.
  • Intercepted Peyton Manning at Arrowhead stadium for a 55-yard return for a touchdown on Thursday Night Football in the second game of his career.
  • Named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month for December 2015, a month in which he recorded a league-leading four interceptions and 10 passes defensed as well as 16 total tackles and a 93-yard interception return for touchdown in December.
  • Named AP Defensive Rookie of the Year following the 2015 season.
  • Earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl following his rookie season in 2015. Was additionally named to the 2016 Pro Bowl roster for the second-straight year.  
  • Named to the 2015 Pro Football Writer's Association All-Rookie Team. The PFWA also named Peters the Defensive Rookie of the Year, becoming the first Chiefs player since CB/PR Dale Carter in 1992. Other Kansas City winners of the award were CB James Marsalis (AFL 1969) and LB Derrick Thomas (1989). Was additionally named to the PFWA's 2016 squad, joining Eric Berry, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill. Peters gathered All-AFC honors in addition to the All-NFL nod. 
  • For the first time in his career, Peters was named a first-team AP All-Pro cornerback after a phenomenal 2016-17 regular season campaign.
  • Was voted All-Pro cornerback by Sporting News following the 2016 regular season. 
  • Winner of the Mack Lee Hill Award, given to the Chiefs top rookie or first-year player following the 2015 season.
  • Received All-Pro honors after having 60 tackles (53 solo), eight interceptions returned for 280 yards, which ranks as the ninth-most return yards in NFL history and first in Chiefs history, 26 passes defended which was also a number one ranking in franchise history, two tackles for loss and one forced fumble.
  • Originally entered the NFL as the Chiefs first-round pick (18th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft.