Latest On Larry Fitzgerald

On Sunday, Ian Rapoport of heard that Larry Fitzgerald was telling close friends that this season would likely be his last. However, the Cardinals’ wide receiver has no plans to retire after this year, sources tell Adam Schefter of (on Twitter). Larry Fitzgerald (vertical)

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Fitzgerald signed an extension just last month that will keep him under contract through the 2017 season, though it is guaranteed for injury only. Of course, the 33-year-old is still producing at a high level. Last year, Fitzgerald turned in his best stat line in some time as he hauled in 109 catches for 1,215 yards and nine touchdowns. Last night, he caught eight passes for 81 yards and two scores against the Patriots. To put it simply – it looks like the nine-time Pro Bowler has a lot of football left in him.

This year, Fitzgerald is earning $11MM, tying him for tenth amongst all wide receivers in the NFL in terms of yearly compensation. If Fitzgerald continues playing beyond 2016 and the Cardinals keep him on the roster, he’ll earn $11MM once again in 2017.

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  1. DarkGhost

    He just signed a contract extension for over 10 mil to play next year, if he can have another productive year like last year why would he walk away from all that money. The only way I see fitz retiring after this season is if the cardinals win the super bowl which after week one seems unlikely, mind you that’s only after one game but the fact they couldn’t beat the patriots with out Brady, Gronk, and Deon Lewis at home is concerning.


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