|Date of Birth:||08/31/1983|
|Drafted:||2004 | Round 1 | Pick 3|
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Larry Fitzgerald (groin) is officially inactive for Week 17.
For what might have been Fitzgerald’s last NFL game and a win-and-in scenario for the Cardinals, it’s a major surprise that Fitz is out today. However, the future Hall of Famer obviously is not in a spot to be able to help his team, and now he’ll hope they can win without him so that he can potentially be ready to play in the postseason. Statistically, this was the worst season of Fitzgerald’s career; he caught 54 passes for 409 yards and one touchdown in 13 games.
The Cardinals have activated Larry Fitzgerald from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Fitzgerald will return this week against the Giants, and Arizona could certainly use him as a reliable weapon for Kyler Murray with the offense struggling. Both Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk could be quality FLEX plays in Week 14 with DeAndre Hopkins set to face James Bradberry.
Larry Fitzgerald has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Week 12, according to NFL Network.
Even if the test turns out to be a false positive, there isn’t enough time for Fitzgerald to get cleared by Sunday. This news will lead to more snaps for Andy Isabella, and we could also see Chase Edmonds have an expanded role in the passing game.
Larry Fitzgerald is returning for the 2020 season.
Fitzgerald did not take long to make his decision, and it's not surprising that he will return for his 17th NFL season considering he can still play at a high level and the Cardinals appear to be a team on the rise. The future Hall of Fame receiver is likely optimistic about playing with quarterback Kyler Murray, and his presence on the team is a huge boost for Arizona. Fitz is coming off a 75-catch, 804-yard, four-touchdown season, and he should have a similar role in Kliff Kingsbury's offense in 2020. Fitzgerald will turn 37 before the start of the regular season.
Larry Fitzgerald gets held below 13 yards for second consecutive week.
Fitzgerald caught two passes for eight yards in the Cardinals' Week 8 loss to the Saints, giving him just three receptions for 20 yards over the past two games. Considering Fitz started the season with at least five receptions in each of the first six games, these past two weeks have been surprising; but the targets simply haven't been there, with just seven total in his past two outings. Through eight games, the future Hall of Fame receiver is on pace for 76 receptions, 894 yards, and four touchdowns. Fitz will look to get back on track this Thursday night against the 49ers.
Larry Fitzgerald is returning for a 16th NFL season, the Cardinals announced.
Cardinals owner Michael Bidwell released a statement reading: "No player has meant more to this franchise or this community than Larry Fitzgerald. In my discussions with him, it was clear that he is as driven and passionate as ever. We are thrilled he'll be back for 2019." Fitz has taken into February to make his decision about playing the past two years, so a decision this early indicates that he's excited about new head coach Kliff Kingsbury and the future of the team. Fitz is coming off the lowest yardage total of his career (734 yards), but he played for the NFL's worst offense with a rookie quarterback that struggled behind an offensive line that did not play well—and he made some spectacular catches as usual, showing that he still has it at 35 years old. Fitz enters the 2019 season second all-time in receiving yards (16,279) behind only Jerry Rice (22,895), and he'll turn 36 at the end of August. The classy future Hall of Famer returning is obviously great for both the Cardinals and the NFL.
Larry Fitzgerald scores in Week 17.
Fitzgerald caught four passes for 36 yards and a touchdown in the Cardinals' loss to the Seahawks, with the score coming on a beautiful one-handed catch he made look easy. In the game, Fitz hit 1,300 career receptions, joining Jerry Rice and Tony Gonzalez as the only players in NFL history to accomplish the feat (and the quickest, at 234 games). The future Hall of Famer's 2018 campaign—potentially his last ever—ends with 69 receptions for 734 yards and six touchdowns. The yardage was a career-low for Fitzgerald, who had to play with a rookie quarterback (Josh Rosen) that didn't play very well in his first NFL season. Coming into the year, it looked like the Cardinals might be one of the league's better teams with a very capable and accurate veteran quarterback in Sam Bradford, but Bradford was quickly benched for Rosen and the Cardinals ended up as the worst team in the league. Fitzgerald can still get it done at 35 years old (36 next season), but his decision on whether he'll return will likely come down to how he feels about the new coaching staff and offense. It might not help that Rosen was more inaccurate than expected during the year, and that the rookie quarterback once getting visibly frustrated with the veteran receiver might not bode well for Fitz wanting to return. As always, the Cardinals should and will give him plenty of time to make a decision on his own time.
Larry Fitzgerald throws first career touchdown in loss to the Rams.
Fitzgerald—playing in perhaps his final home game—tossed a well-thrown 32-yard score to David Johnson in the first half. He also added a 6/53 line as a receiver on a team-high nine targets. Fitz could potentially go out with a heroic performance if next Sunday is indeed his final NFL game, but he has never been a player to care about numbers or make it about himself, so we can probably expect a relatively normal outing whether he knows his future or not. The Seahawks won't be an easy matchup in Seattle, but Larry Legend will be on the FLEX radar in all formats.
Larry Fitzgerald caught seven passes for 82 yards in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.
Fitzgerald led the team in receiving on eight targets, but it didn't prevent Arizona from getting blown out, 40-14. Perhaps the legendary receiver will have a performance to remember in what could be his final home game next week, but Fitz won't be a highly recommended fantasy option against the Rams, who held him to three receptions for 28 yards earlier this year.
Larry Fitzgerald caught five passes for 55 yards in Sunday's loss to the Lions.
Fitzgerald saw nine targets, but Josh Rosen left basically all the incompletions on the field by not even giving the future Hall of Famer a chance in a 17-3 defeat. The most notable was a big play down the seam, and Rosen also threw a terrible bullet pass on a fade that Fitz won on because he probably didn't want to risk an interception. The schedule (@ ATL, v LAR, @ SEA) looks promising for what could be the end of Larry's career, but quarterback play unfortunately caps his ceiling and lowers his floor.
Larry Fitzgerald catches three passes in win against the Packers.
Fitzgerald gained 48 yards on his three receptions in the Cardinals' Week 13 win. The future Hall of Famer's highlight of the day was a spectacular sliding catch for 32 yards where he somehow kept the ball off the ground and in his control—not an uncommon play for Fitz. The last six games have been pretty soldi statistically for Fitzgerald, and he'll be in the FLEX mix for the first week of the fantasy playoffs when he faces the Lions in Week 14.
Larry Fitzgerald scores in loss to the Chargers.
Fitzgerald caught two passes for 30 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown on the game’s opening drive. Unfortunately, that was about it for Arizona, and they ended up getting destroyed, 45-10. Fitzgerald might be able to do damage next week against Green Bay if he avoids the coverage of standout rookie Jaire Alexander, but he’s just a decent FLEX option down the stretch.
Larry Fitzgerald scores twice against the Raiders.
Fitzgerald caught just two passes in Week 11, but he made them count by catching a couple of touchdowns. The first was an 18-yarder that Fitz went up to get in the first quarter, and the second was on a short zig type of route in the fourth quarter. Overall, Fitzgerald had two receptions for 23 yards and two touchdowns. This makes it four touchdowns in the last four weeks for Fitzgerald, and he remains a solid FLEX option against the Chargers next week.
Larry Fitzgerald catches six passes against the Chiefs.
Fitz was targeted a team-high ten times in the Cardinals' Week 10 loss, gaining 50 yards on his six receptions. The veteran receiver mostly made himself available by using his big frame, and he fought for positive yardage as usual. Fitzgerald has a good matchup against the Raiders next week.
Larry Fitzgerald breaks out in Cardinals' win.
Fitzgerald has his best game of the season against the Niners, catching eight passes (on 12 targets) for 102 yards and a touchdown. The score came in the fourth quarter as Fitzgerald got pretty much wide-open in the end zone on a post, and he later caught a two-point conversion to put the Cardinals up three points late. After the conversion, Fitzgerald spiked the ball and later hilariously apologized for it (he typically just tosses the ball to the officials); but he was probably emotional in what's been a trying season. Through eight games, Fitz is on pace for 68 receptions, 714 yards, and four touchdowns. But in the first game under new offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich, the Cardinals clearly made an effort to get Fitzgerald, who lined up all over the field, the ball; the team probably told rookie quarterback Josh Rosen to feed the future Hall of Famer and give him a chance to make plays with his big wingspan. The Cardinals have a bye this week, but Fitz looks like he might work himself back into at least a strong FLEX option in the second half given an upcoming schedule that looks good on paper.
Larry Fitzgerald scores first touchdown of the season in TNF loss to the Broncos.
Fitzgerald caught four passes for 40 yards, including a four-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter. The future Hall of Famer was targeted a team-high eight times as Arizona trailed the entire game, but it led to the 35-year-old being on the receiving end of a hospital ball from Josh Rosen that fortunately didn't lead to an injury. It sounds like a change at offensive coordinator could be coming for the Cardinals, but fantasy owners holding onto Fitz have to seriously consider trading him if there's any nostalgic owners that would give good value back. He won't be a recommended play in Week 8 against San Francisco.
Larry Fitzgerald sees a team-high eight targets in loss to the Vikings.
Fitzgerald caught five passes for 39 yards in what was almost certainly his final game in front of his hometown crowd, and it's a shame that he couldn't have a big day with Arizona scoring just one offensive touchdown. You have to believe that Fitz will have at least one or two throwback performances over the final ten games of the season, and perhaps one will come in primetime against the Broncos on Thursday night. Still, he's nothing more than a decent FLEX option in all formats.
Larry Fitzgerald catches two passes against the Niners.
Fitz's two receptions (three targets) went for 20 and 15 yards, making his total stat line come to two catches for 35 yards. The future Hall of Famer could explode for a big game against his hometown Vikings team in Minnesota next week, but he's a low-floor fantasy option in a bad offense.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring/back) is officially active for Week 5.
Fitz was listed as questionable, but there wasn't any doubt he'd be playing against the Niners. Fitz is a FLEX option as he attempts to help his team get their first win of the season.
Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona passing attack contained in Josh Rosen's first start.
Fitzgerald caught three passes for 28 yards with Rosen under center, as the Cardinals fell to the Seahawks, 20-17. It's simply a shame that Fitz is playing on the only winless team in football for what is expected to be his final season, and he's on pace for just 60 receptions, 564 yards, and no touchdowns at the quarter mark of the season. The future Hall of Famer should have some big games left in the tank (perhaps next week against the 49ers), but he probably doesn't have the right supporting cast around him to feel optimistic about it. Fitz will be a low-floor FLEX for Week 5.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) is active against the Seahawks.
Fitzgerald might not be close to 100%, but he’s still toughing it out and playing for the Cardinals. Fitz is a risky FLEX option with a rookie quarterback making his first start throwing him passes.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 4.
Fitzgerald again was limited in practice all week but is fully expected to play this Sunday against the Seahawks. But the future Hall of Famer is at less than 100% with a rookie quarterback making his first NFL start, so he's a risky fantasy option this week.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) was limited in today's practice.
Fitz is likely to be limited again tomorrow before being listed as questionable and ultimately playing on Sunday against the Seahawks, but we'll update you tomorrow to verify his official game status when it is released.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) was limited in practice.
The future Hall of Famer doesn't appear to be close to 100% right now, and he's likely to be limited in practice throughout the week. We'll keep you update on Fitzgerald's practice status tomorrow and Friday, but there isn't much doubt he'll play on Sunday.
Larry Fitzgerald catches two passes against the Bears.
Fitz gained nine yards on his two receptions (two targets). There wasn't any question Fitzgerald was going to play, but he was clearly at less than 100% while dealing with his hamstring injury. He appeared to be limping at least once in the game, and he didn't play every snap. Hopefully another week will get Fitz back closer to 100% for a matchup with the Seahawks. As usual, Fitz was an excellent leader, giving Sam Bradford words of encouragement after Bradford was benched at the end of the game. Now, a rookie quarterback might be under-center for the Cardinals, but perhaps Josh Rosen would lock onto and force the ball to the future Hall of Fame receiver. The worst part is that it's a shame Fitz is on a bad team in what could be the final season of his great career.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) is officially active against the Bears.
The Cardinals said Fitz was going to play earlier in the week ,but he was listed as questionable ahead of the weekend. He's officially active and can be inserted into fantasy lineups, though he carries more downside than usual in an offense that's struggling to block.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) is officially listed as questionable for Week 3.
The Cardinals already said Fitzgerald will play, but the questionable tag is worth noting. He should play, so you shouldn't need a backup plan, but have someone from the later games ready to be inserted into your lineup just in case Fitzgerald is a surprise inactive.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) was limited in Wednesday's practice but will play in Week 3, according to head coach Steve Wilks.
Fitzgerald never seemed in much danger of missing Sunday's game against the Bears, so Wilks should be taken at his word barring a setback over the next couple days. However, Arizona's offense is a mess right now with a sub-par offensive line and questionable play-calling through two weeks, so Fitz probably needs to be downgraded to low-end WR2/FLEX status against a game-wrecking Chicago defense.
Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) is questionable to return against the Rams.
With the Cardinals down 27-0 in the fourth quarter and unable to move the ball, it's very unlikely Fitz returns to this one. Before leaving, Fitz had three receptions for 28 yards, including an outstanding diving catch for a first down. Assuming Fitz's hamstring is fine, he'll be a WR1/WR2 option for Week 3 against the Bears.
Larry Fitzgerald catches seven passes in Week 1.
Fitz was targeted ten times by Sam Bradford in their first regular season game together, and he gained 76 yards on his seven receptions. Aside from Fitzgerald, David Johnson, and rookie running back Chase Edmonds, nothing really went well for the Cardinals in the game. Look for a bounce-back performance from the team in Week 2, and Fitz will remain a high-floor option in fantasy lineups.
The Cardinals will move Larry Fitzgerald around the formation on offense.
New offensive coordinator Mike McCoy wants to move Fitz both inside and outside to get him the ball. If no one steps up on the outside for Arizona, it could lead to the future Hall of Famer getting more work there. We expect he'll spend most of his time in the slot, which is where he's had most of his success in recent years, though. With the ultra-accurate Sam Bradford throwing him passes, Fitz is a solid bet to hit 100+ receptions for the fourth straight season no matter where he lines up.
Larry Fitzgerald will play in 2018.
The all-time great receiver is returning for his 15th season, and a decision this early indicates he might not have been too conflicted about the decision. Despite the Cardinals not having a starting quarterback set in stone for next season, Fitzgerald is probably confident enough in new head coach Steve Wilks and the new coaching staff that he thinks the Cardinals have a chance to compete in the NFC in 2018. Fitz is currently 92 receptions and 390 yards behind Tony Gonzalez and Terrell Owens for second all-time in both categories, so he'll be a good bet to reach both if he remains healthy this season. The fantasy value of Fitzgerald will be clearer when the starting quarterback is known in Arizona, but he should offer among the highest floors at receiver regardless of who is under center. It will be great for fans to be able to watch Fitzgerald play again this year in what could be his final season, and everyone should appreciate the future Hall of Famer before his career is over.
Larry Fitzgerald indicates he'd like the Cardinals to get Kirk Cousins this offseason.
Fitz was asked who he'd like to see at quarterback for the team next season by Lance Moore on SiriusXM NFL Radio, and the future Hall of Fame receiver said "if you're looking at the top free agent QBs, it's gotta be Kirk Cousins," while also adding Cousins will be a "hot commodity" in free agency. Not to look too much into this, but the acquisition of Cousins for Arizona might make Fitz more likely to come back in 2018, but everything is still very much up in the air. Perhaps he'll make a decision to retire within the next few weeks, but we don't expect a decision by Fitzgerald until next month when free agency begins.
Larry Fitzgerald Sr. says Larry Fitzgerald won't play for anyone but the Cardinals.
Fitzgerald Sr. was on SiriusXM NFL Radio and said his son needs to know where he fits in "the scheme of things" for making a decision on his future. Then Fitzgerald Sr. said when asked if there is any chance Fitzgerald plays for another team: "No...I think if it's not with the Cardinals we've seen the last of Larry Fitzgerald in the NFL." Fitz has one year left on his contract after he signed a one-year extension during the regulars season, but it's up in the air whether he'll return to play under a new coaching staff. If he wants to continue playing, Fitzgerald has certainly shown he still has the ability to be one of the best receivers in the league.
Larry Fitzgerald didn't tell new Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks whether he'll play in 2018.
This is not a surprise, as Fitzgerald is going to take his time when making a decision on his future. The Cardinals would almost certainly welcome Fitz with open arms whenever he does make a decision, even if it's not until after free agency and the draft—which might be what the future Hall of Famer wants to do, as the team has a big question mark at quarterback. Ultimately, we do expect Fitz to make a decision before free agency begins to give the Cardinals time to make any necessary moves.
Larry Fitzgerald gets 13 targets in Week 17.
Fitzgerald caught eight passes for 55 yards against the Seahawks, in a game that looked like it sent head coach Bruce Arians out with a win if he does indeed retire—and this could very well have been the last game for Fitz, too. Fitzgerald had 109 receptions for 1,156 yards and six touchdowns this season, and he clearly has a lot left in the tank if he wants to continue playing. But despite signing an extension through 2018 earlier in the season, it's possible Fitzgerald decides to call if career. Expect the future Hall of Famer to take his time with his decision, just as he's done previously before ultimately returning.
Larry Fitzgerald goes over 1,000 yards for the ninth time in his career in Week 16 win.
Fitzgerald caught nine passes for 119 yards and a touchdown in the 23-0 victory. And if you're looking for a sign that this could be his last NFL home game, he also threw a pass for 21 yards, essentially scratching an item off an impressive NFL bucket list. Fitzgerald will look to finish the season—and potentially his career—off strong in Week 17 against Seattle. Consider him a solid WR2 in standard leagues.
Larry Fitzgerald caught five passes for 60 yards in Sunday's loss to the Redskins.
Fitzgerald had a chance to catch a pass on fourth down to keep the potential game-winning drive alive for Arizona, but it was a poorly thrown ball with two defenders around him. The Cardinals will look to get a win on Christmas Eve against the Giants, and Fitz will be a low-end WR2/FLEX option in standard leagues with a boost in PPR formats.
Larry Fitzgerald catches five passes against the Titans.
Fitz was targeted seven times in the Week 14 win, gaining 44 yards on his five receptions. And in the win, Fitzgerald passed Randy Moss for third all-time on the NFL's receiving yardage list. Next week against the Redskins, Fitzgerald has a chance to surpass 1,000 yards for the season and should remain in all fantasy lineups as a high-floor option.
Larry Fitzgerald catches 10 passes in Week 13 loss.
Fitzgerald had 10 receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown in the 32-16 defeat. With three quarters of the season in the books, Fitz is on pace for nearly 110 catches 1,200 yards, and he's almost certainly going to have his third-straight season with over 100 receptions and 1,000 receiving yards at age 34. Consider him a solid WR2 for the fantasy playoffs with a boost in PPR leagues, including next week against the Titans.
Larry Fitzgerald held in check, but Cardinals upset the Jaguars in Week 12.
Fitzgerald caught three passes for 12 yards, as Jacksonville wouldn't let the future Hall-of-Famer beat them. Wade Phillips' defense could do the same thing next week when the Rams come to town, as Fitz was held to just 29 yards in their first meeting. Still he's a WR2 in PPR leagues, but should be downgraded to FLEX status in standard leagues.
Larry Fitzgerald plays great in Week 11.
Fitz was targeted ten times by Blaine Gabbert in Gabbert's first start with the Cardinals, catching nine passes for 91 yards and a touchdown against the Texans. The score came on a 20-yard back-shoulder catch from the slot, and it moved Fitzgerald past Tony Gonzalez to fifth all-time on the receiving yardage list in NFL history. This was Fitzgerald's first game since signing his contract extension to keep him with the team through next season, and he continues to show he has a lot left in the tank. Jacksonville next week is a difficult matchup, but Fitz is playing too well not to be in most fantasy lineups.
Official: Larry Fitzgerald signs one-year extension with the Cardinals.
The already-legendary receiver will now officially remain with the Cardinals through next season, which could be the final of his great career. Sitting at sixth all-time on the receiving yardage list in NFL history, if Fitzgerald remains healthy it's very likely he'll get to the second spot behind Jerry Rice (he needs 868 yards to pass Terrell Owens for number two). But Fitzgerald's main goal is to win a Super Bowl, as he's basically accomplished everything else and will be a first-ballot Hall-of-Famer regardless of how he plays over the next season-plus. Fitz is still playing at a high level, and everyone should try to enjoy his exemplary attitude and play on the field before he calls it a career.
Multiple reports: Larry Fitzgerald is close to a contract extension with the Cardinals.
ProFootballTalk was the first to report the news, and it'll be a one-year extension that keeps Fitz with the team in 2018. While this season is far from over, it's clearly not gone the way Fitzgerald or the Cardinals anticipated it after major injuries to star running back David Johnson (in the opening game) and quarterback Carson Palmer. So though Fitzgerald has hinted at retirement soon, the future Hall of Famer probably didn't want to go out like this on a team that's been hit with a ton of injuries. There's still seven games to go in 2017, but Fitzgerald should have a strong finish and carry the momentum into next year. This is also probably a good sign for head coach Bruce Arians' future with the team, as Fitz might not have wanted to commit to another season if it would be for a brand-new coaching staff.
Larry Fitzgerald grabs ten passes in Week 10.
As usual, Fitz was an extremely reliable target for the Cardinals, and he was a huge reason they hung in the game with Seattle. He was targeted 14 times in the game, gaining 113 yards on his ten receptions in the Thursday night loss. Fitz had a key catch on a fourth down late in the game on a wheel route from the slot where he made the catch look pretty easy while staying in bounds. The future Hall of Famer also surpassed 15,000 yards for his career, becoming one of six players in NFL history to accomplish the feat. Keep Fitzgerald locked into your fantasy lineup in Week 11 versus the Texans.
Larry Fitzgerald caught five passes for 70 yards in Sunday's win over the 49ers.
Fitzgerald was the only player with more than two receptions in Week 9, as Arizona fed Adrian Peterson with 37 carries in a 20-10 win. The formula should remain the same against Seattle on Thursday night, but Carson Palmer's absence will continue to hurt Fitzgerald's floor and upside. Through eight games, the future Hall of Fame receiver is on pace for 100 catches for 1,128 yards and six touchdowns.
Larry Fitzgerald catches all three targets against the Rams.
Fitz gained 29 yards on his three receptions in the Cardinals' loss in London, but the bigger loss might've been quarterback Carson Palmer to a broken arm. Fitzgerald was clearly upset after the loss, saying that losing Palmer is a tough pill to swallow. Perhaps new starter Drew Stanton will target him heavily, but Fitz's fantasy value probably takes a decent hit without Palmer in the lineup. It's difficult not to feel bad for Fitzgerald, whose team's have had some bad luck as he nears the end of his career, but hopefully the Cardinals can remain competitive in the coming weeks.
Larry Fitzgerald goes off in 38-33 win.
Fitzgerald caught 10 passes for 138 yards and one touchdown, doing most of his damage in the first half as Arizona jumped out to a 24-0 halftime lead. Acquiring Adrian Peterson instantly provided a huge jolt to the offense, and the two veterans have seemingly become best friends in the course of not even a week. Fitzgerald will be a solid WR1/WR2 when the Cardinals take on the Rams in Week 7.
Larry Fitzgerald caught six passes for 51 yards in Sunday's loss to the Eagles.
Fitzgerald has torched the Eagles in the past, but they've been solid against slot receivers this season, and Carson Palmer barely had time to think on Sunday with pass rushers in his face all game. Fitz has made plays this year, but he might look a step slower than even last season. Still, he's an every-week WR1/WR2 in PPR leagues and a WR2 in standard leagues. The Cardinals host the Bucs next Sunday.
No surprise: Larry Fitzgerald plays the hero in Week 4 win.
Fitzgerald was held in check for nearly 70 minutes of action as the game went into overtime, but the future Hall of Famer caught the game-winning score with a leaping grab in the end zone. He finished with four catches for 32 yards, including the 19-yard touchdown. Through four games, Fitzgerald is on pace for 104 catches, 1,104 yards, and eight touchdowns. He's a WR1/WR2 for next week's matchup with the Eagles.
Larry Fitzgerald goes off in Monday Night Football loss to the Cowboys.
Fitz caught 13 of 15 targets for 149 yards and a touchdown against Dallas, as he had one of the better games you'll see this year. The touchdown was on a great corner route in the end zone where he head-fakes to the post before catching a perfect pass from Carson Palmer for the score. Fitz also made an excellent leaping grab on third-and-19 when the Cardinals needed it late in the game, taking the ball out of the air from Cowboys defensive back Orlando Scandrick. The veteran receiver should be a great option again in Week 4 against the 49ers.
Larry Fitzgerald gains only 21 yards in Week 2.
Fitz caught three of six targets against the Colts, as the Cardinals struggle to do much on offense for most of the game. It was surprising Fitz didn't put up bigger numbers in the game, but he should show up more in the box score in Week 3 versus Dallas.
Larry Fitzgerald caught six passes for 74 yards in the Cardinals' season opener.
It was a good performance considering the offense's struggles in a 35-23 loss to Detroit, but fantasy owners were expecting a lot more out of the whole group. Fortunately, Fitzgerald and the offense have a great chance to bounce back next Sunday against the Colts. He'll likely be a WR1 in both standard and PPR leagues after the Rams torched Indianapolis for 46 points in Week 1.
Fitz gets one target in preseason game against the Bears.
He didn't have any catches as the Cardinals played Fitzgerald and David Johnson only for a few snaps as they look to preserve them for the regular season. Fitz is by far Carson Palmer's most reliable wide receiver, and he has an extremely high floor, especially in PPR leagues.
Larry Fitzgerald tells Jim Trotter that he will play in 2017.
Fitz told Trotter that he'll be back to play the final year of his contract. It'll be great to see one of the all-time great receivers play at least another season. If Fitzgerald is indeed playing in 2017, the next question is whether or not Carson Palmer will be back to play quarterback for the Cardinals or if it'll be someone else under center. Either way, Fitzgerald will be an integral part of the Cardinals offense.
Larry Fitzgerald says he has decided on future.
Fitz has made up his mind, but has yet to reveal his decision. If he calls it a career, the future Hall of Fame wideout will leave the game as one of the most clutch receivers in NFL history, despite not winning a Super Bowl. If he returns, another 100-catch season is definitely possible for Fitzgerald.
Larry Fitzgerald leads the NFL in receptions.
Fitz had five catches for 43 yards and a touchdown against the Rams in the finale. He ends his season with 107 receptions for 1,023 yards and six touchdowns. It's his second highest catch total of Fitzgerald's career, but his first time not hitting 10 yards per reception (he was at 9.6). We expect Fitzgerald to be back with the Cardinals next season, despite the speculation of Fitzgerald leaving, which seems to come almost every offseason for the last decade.
Larry Fitzgerald catches all four Week 16 targets.
Fitz had four catches for 31 yards against Seattle. Look for the veteran to bounce back and get more targets in Week 17 versus the Rams. He'll be a low upside WR2.
Larry Fitzgerald had seven catches for 57 yards in Sunday's loss to the Saints.
Fitz hasn't scored a touchdown since the first week in October, but he needs just two catches for 100 and 51 yards for 1,000 as the Cardinals face the Seahawks and Rams over the final two weeks. It would be cool for him to reach those numbers on Christmas Eve, but will be just a low-end WR2 in Seattle.
Fitz doesn't do much with team-high nine targets.
He had three catches for 12 yards against the Dolphins. Fitzgerald hasn't scored since Week 5 and is more of a FLEX option at this point in the Cards' disappointing year.
Larry Fitzgerald caught 10-of-11 targets for 78 yards in Sunday's win over the Redskins.
Fitzgerald continues to pad his impressive career stats, not that he cares too much about individual accolades. The veteran received will be a high-end WR2 for the fantasy playoffs. His first round schedule is great with Arizona traveling to Miami in Week 14 and a home game against the Saints in Week 15.
Larry Fitzgerald caught four passes for 53 yards in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.
Fitzgerald--as he so often does--made an insane one-handed grab, but he couldn't do much else in a game where the whole offense struggled outside of David Johnson. With the rest of the receiving corps battling injuries or inconsistent, Fitzgerald should remain the focal point of Arizona's passing attack. Playing in the slot, he should avoid Josh Norman next week and will be a high-end WR2.
Fitz catches six passes in Week 11.
He had 63 yards. Fitzgerald is a consistent, low-floor option and is a strong WR2. He is a good option next week against the Falcons in a possible shootout.
Larry Fitzgerald goes over 100 yards for first time this season in Week 10.
Fitz had 12 catches for 133 yards against the Niners. Fitz injured his knee in the game, so he's worth keeping an eye on, but he should be good to go against the Vikings. We highly doubt he will miss a game against the team he was a ball boy for at one point in his life. Fitz is a solid WR2 against Minnesota.