WR Larry Fitzgerald - Arizona Cardinals
|6-3, 223||Born: 8-31-1983||College: Pittsburgh||Drafted: Round 1, pick 2004|
News you need to know
From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 15): Fitzgerald is getting healthier and his production is inching up. He'll have a tough matchup in Week 7 against Denver, but should gain value after that with good matchups and a bye week of rest coming soon.
Week 7: vs Denver Broncos - $
Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36
Larry Fitzgerald's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 5 vs SF (3 / 2 / 35 / 0 rec - 4.5 points, $6400)
Fitzgerald was an afterthought for the Cardinals against the 49ers, seeing a mere three targets and none until the final seconds of the first half. Both of Fitzgerald's catches came in a short span late in the second quarter as San Francisco funneled the ball inside with the clock ticking down. Fitzgerald benefitted with two catches, but during traditional play Fitzgerald was invisible. After three straight seasons of 100+ receptions, Fitzgerald is on pace for barely 50 this season and has yet to find the end zone.
2018 Week 4 vs SEA (7 / 3 / 28 / 0 rec - 4.3 points, $6400)
Fitzgerald was one of the Arizona skill position options not to take advantage of Josh Rosen's uptick as the new starter at quarterback. Fitzgerald logged two uncharacteristic drops amidst his seven targets and in general struggled to separate, primarily over the middle of the field. Fitzgerald's lone highlight came on a third down contested snare of a Josh Rosen fastball. After three down games in a row, Fitzgerald gets the suspect 49ers coverage unit in Week 5.
2018 Week 3 vs CHI (2 / 2 / 9 / 0 rec - 1.9 points, $6700)
Fitzgerald struggled against Chicago, corralling two short targets in the game as Christian Kirk enjoyed a breakout performance. Sam Bradford did little to help Fitzgerald with his own lackluster game, but Fitzgerald struggled to separate on short and intermediate routes over the middle of the field as his physical erosion continues in his mid-30s.
2018 Week 2 vs LAR (5 / 3 / 28 / 0 rec - 4.3 points, $7100)
Fitzgerald sustained a hamstring injury against the Rams, limiting his second half work in the blowout loss. It was tough sledding for Fitzgerald before the injury as he got loose in the secondary a single time, finding an open zone for a third-and-long conversion. Everything else was a battle, including a diving reception and multiple targets batted away by the defense. A bigger concern than Fitzgerald waning ability to separate is Arizona's futility as an offense through two weeks.
2018 Week 1 vs WAS (10 / 7 / 76 / 0 rec - 11.1 points, $7300)
Fitzgerald led Arizona is targets with 10 against Washington. Overall, Fitzgerald struggled to separate on his short and intermediate routes. Fitzgerald collected most of his yardage on two downfield catches, a corner route with an excellent throw by Sam Bradford for more than 25 yards and a deep out route as Arizona finally gained some offensive momentum late in the third quarter. Fitzgerald had a touchdown opportunity with a goal line shovel pass, but was stuffed on the play by Washington front seven.
Latest NewsCardinals | Larry Fitzgerald held to 39 yards (Sun Oct 14, 05:47 PM) - Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald caught five passes for 39 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6. link to story Cardinals | Week 6 injury report for Arizona (Fri Oct 12, 04:38 PM) - Arizona Cardinals RB Chase Edmonds (back), DE Markus Golden (knee), OT D.J. Humphries (knee), OG Mike Iupati (shoulder), Robert Nkemdiche (foot) and OL Andre Smith (hamstring) were limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12, and are listed as questionable for Week 6 versus the Minnesota Vikings. S Budda Baker (shoulder), Tre Boston (shoulder), LB Josh Bynes (wrist), WR Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring, back), TE Jermaine Gresham (Achilles') DT Corey Peters (elbow), WR Trent Sherfield (illness) and CB Jamar Taylor (hamstring) participated fully in practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report. Our View: The Cardinals offensive line is compromised this week with three players questionable against the tough Vikings defense. It's probably going to be a long afternoon for Josh Rosen.
link to story Cardinals | Larry Fitzgerald limited (Thu Oct 11, 04:57 PM) - Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (back, hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 11. link to story Cardinals | Larry Fitzgerald a non-participant (Wed Oct 10, 05:10 PM) - Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring, back) was held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 10. link to story Cardinals | Two catches for Larry Fitzgerald (Mon Oct 8, 12:05 AM) - Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring) caught two of his three targets for 35 yards in a 28-18 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 5. link to story More News
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