"We definitely believe in Patrick," Mathieu said. "What he's doing the past couple weeks, he's definitely shown that he can really play at a consistent level, so I think we're happy going into the game knowing Patrick has him. Of course, we're not going to leave him by his self every play (laughs)."
In two meetings over the past two years, Johnson beat Peterson for 16 catches, 237 yards and two touchdowns. However, the Cards won both contests.