Larry Fitzgerald RUMORS & NEWS

  • Larry Fitzgerald's numbers are down, but that's not a good thing

    CSN Philly "The numbers tell the story. Through six games last season, Cardinals eight-time Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald was targeted a team-high 52 times. Michael Floyd was next with 42. Through six games this season, Fitzgerald and Floyd are tied for the team lead with 39. Running back Andre..." October 23

  • Larry Fitzgerald endures early-season phase-out

    Arizona Republic "Before the season, there was speculation that 2014 would be a transitional one in the relationship between receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Cardinals. Nothing in the first month of the season has happened to dispel that notion. Statistically, Fitzgerald is off to his worst start in 11 NFL..." October 11

  • Fitzgerald: Father's thoughts his own

    ESPN.com "Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald, in response to a series of tweets from his father that criticized the Arizona Cardinals for only targeting him four times during Monday night's 18-17 win, says he doesn't share those sentiments. Larry Fitzgerald Sr. set off the controversy a couple of hours..." September 10

  • Arians: Cardinals won't force ball to Larry Fitzgerald

    NFL.com "Larry Fitzgerald needed a diving fourth-quarter catch in the Arizona Cardinals' 18-17 Monday night victory to extend his streak of consecutive games with a reception to 150. Much to the displeasure of Fitzgerald's father, coach Bruce Arians has no plans to ensure that the greatest wide receiver..." September 09

  • Cardinals may already be detaching from Fitzgerald

    Pro Football Talk "With a revised contract that dropped his 2014 cap number from $18 million to $9 million, Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald ensured that he’d spend another year with the team. The corresponding increase in his 2015 cap number to $23.6 million could make the coming season Fitzgerald’s last season..." August 14

  • Cardinals, Larry Fitzgerald agree to restructured contract

    Pro Football Talk "Larry Fitzgerald is one of the best players in the history of the Cardinals franchise, but his $18 million salary cap number for 2014 is so high that there was talk of Arizona getting rid of him. Now that talk can be put to rest. Fitzgerald revealed on Twitter today that he and the Cardinals..." February 04

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    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    .@LarryFitzgerald on restructuring: "Absolutely. If that's what needs to be done, that's what needs to be done." Hear the interview at 2:30

  • Patriots, Cardinals never entered trade negotiations for Larry Fitzgerald

    Boston Herald "Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been the star of trade rumors for years, and some of those rumors have fallen back to the Patriots. It's certainly conceivable the Patriots have had internal discussions about Fitzgerald, but any potential interest has remained in-house. The Patriots..." January 29

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    Tom E. Curran @tomecurran

    Individual just told me Pats were interested in dealing for Larry Fitzgerald last offseason. And this person I believe without reservation

  • Will Larry Fitzgerald play hardball in contract negotiations?

    Revenge Of The Birds "The new year got off with a bit of a bang for the Arizona Cardinals when reports started swirling around about how receiver Larry Fitzgerald would not be willing to take a pay cut when the team comes to him to renegotiate his current contract. Where the information comes from is a Kent Somers..." January 02

  • Larry Fitzgerald not open to pay cut

    Arizona Republic "Change is inevitable in the NFL, but not at the volume the Cardinals experienced in 2013. From the time Steve Keim was hired as general manager last January through the end of the year, the Cardinals made 193 roster moves. Of the 53 players on the final roster, 28 were not with the team in..." January 01

  • Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald a go

    ESPN.com "Quarterback Carson Palmer and receiver Larry Fitzgerald are expected to play Sunday at Seattle after being listed as questionable last week as the Cardinals fight to stay in the postseason hunt, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The Cardinals (9-5) would be all but eliminated..." December 22

  • Larry Fitzgerald expected to play today

    Pro Football Talk "With the Cardinals clinging to slim playoff hopes and facing the toughest game on their schedule at Seattle, they expect to be at full strength. Larry Fitzgerald, who has been in the concussion protocol since taking a hard hit to the head on an onside kick last week, is expected to play,..." December 22

  • Fitzgerald understands concussion risks, expects to play Sunday

    Fox Sports "In addition to submitting to the NFL's concussion protocols this week, Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald saw independent neurologists all week. He will see another one Friday after practice. "He's not even a Cardinals fan," Fitzgerald quipped Thursday. When asked if the neurologist is a..." December 20

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    Mike Jurecki @mikejurecki

    During the open portion of practice Fitzgerald was participating, working w/ the hands team. Rashad Johnson (ankle) was riding the bike.

  • Larry Fitzgerald: "I Want To Be Out There"

    NFL.com "Larry Fitzgerald was back at practice Thursday, practicing fully after suffering a concussion Sunday in Tennessee – and the very first drill he took part in was recovering an onside kick as part of the “hands” unit. The very same play on which he got hurt against the Titans. But Fitzgerald..." December 19

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Arians says Fitzgerald won't practice in Wednesday but expects him to play in Seattle

  • Fitzgerald's status for Seattle game still in doubt

    Fox Sports Arizona "Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Monday that wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald still must undergo several tests under the NFL's standard concussion protocol before he can be cleared to play, leaving his status for Sunday’s game at Seattle in question. Fitzgerald's father tweeted earlier in the..." December 17

  • Fitzgerald says he’s already passed first test of concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald suffered a concussion in the late stages of Sunday’s overtime win over the Tennessee Titans. Fitzgerald was knocked out of the game while taking a blow attempting to recover an onside kick late in regulation. Fitzgerald’s father, Larry Fitzgerald..." December 17

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald suffered a concussion trying to recover onsides kick in the fourth quarter of Arizona's OT win over Tennessee.

  • Fitzgerald becomes youngest to gain 11,000 receiving yards

    Pro Football Talk "With a second-quarter catch against the Colts, Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald became the youngest player in NFL history to gain 11,000 yards receiving in regular-season play, the club said. Fitzgerald, 30, reached the mark with a 16-yard reception on 3rd-and-14 late in the first half..." November 24

  • ‘Team victory’ main focus for Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald

    Arizona Republic "On the same day he became the youngest receiver in NFL history to reach 800 career receptions, Larry Fitzgerald woke up to find his name floating in rumors about a possible trade. Oh, perfect. The Cardinals got to 4-4 thanks to their 27-13 victory Sunday over the visiting Atlanta Falcons,..." October 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    A trade for Cards WR Larry Fitzgerald will be in play this off-season, in likely event a deal not completed before Tuesday’s trade deadline.

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@AZCardinals HC Bruce Arians said he's leaning toward holding Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) out of Weds practice 4 additional healing time

  • What is the reason for Larry Fitzgerald's down year(s)?

    Revenge Of The Birds "Perhaps one of the most puzzling things for Arizona Cardinals fans this season has been the offensive struggles after an offseason of hype about the new offensive schemes being implemented. Larry Fitzgerald Michael Floyd and Rob Housler were expected to have huge years and Carson Palmer would..." October 20

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Even w/ hammie injury short week Fitz said he's fine. "It’s a division game against the divison leaders. You don’t make excuses." #SEAvsAZ

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Nothing official on WR Larry Fitzgerald's status until later but some bad vibes about his status with Cardinals playing again Thursday.

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    Fitzgerald will be listed as questionable. Hamstring injured in different spot than last time. My guess is he plays. #azcardinals

  • Fitzgerald says Cardinals’ offensive mistakes can be cleaned up

    Arizona Republic "The Cardinals offense was a one-hit wonder against the Saints last week. It opened the game with an 80-yard touchdown drive and judging by statistics announced its retirement less than six minutes into the game. How does a team look so in sync balanced and dangerous one possession and then miss..." September 27

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Despite being listed as questionable with a hamstring injury Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald will play today.

  • Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald limited by hamstring injury in Thursday's practice

    Arizona Republic "Receiver Larry Fitzgerald sat in front of his locker on Thursday and insisted that a sore hamstring would not keep him from playing on Sunday against the Lions. “I’m fine” he said. Would he tell reporters if he wasn’t fine? “No I wouldn’t” Fitzgerald said smiling. Fitzgerald didn’t run..." September 13

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    In the open part of practice TE Housler was the only one sitting. Larry Fitzgerald (ham) was dressed but looks like he will be limited.

  • Carson Palmer: Working with Larry Fitzgerald is “awesome”

    Pro Football Talk "Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer says he’s never played with a receiver quite like Larry Fitzgerald. Palmer said at Arizona’s Organized Team Activities that Fitzgerald makes catches in practice that only he and Detroit’s Calvin Johnson would be able to make. “It’s been awesome,” Palmer..." June 07

  • Larry Fitzgerald: 2012 'most frustrating season' in NFL

    NFL.com "Larry Fitzgerald's immense talents were wasted last season. The Arizona Cardinals receiver couldn't make up for the team's revolving door at quarterback during a campaign that flew off the rails in a hurry. "It was the most frustrating season, or time, I've ever had," Fitzgerald told Bruce..." May 18

  • Why trading Larry Fitzgerald from the Arizona Cardinals won't happen anytime soon

    Revenge Of The Birds "Put down your forks and knives, fellow NFL fans. Star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is not available. In an excellent blog yesterday, the Arizona Republic's Kent Somers noted more than just his star ability and the revenue he brings to the Arizona Cardinals as reasons why Fitz won't be traded..." February 12