Larry Fitzgerald Gives Shoutout to Chris Mortensen After Win over Packers

January 17, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A day after ESPN announced senior NFL reporter Chris Mortensen is taking a leave of absence to undergo treatment for throat cancer, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald offered a message of support for the 64-year-old following his team's 26-20 win over the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night.
NFL on ESPN shared a Vine of Fitzgerald—fresh off a 176-yard effort that included a game-winning touchdown in overtime—wishing Mortensen the best:
It didn't take long for Mortensen to respond and express his gratitude for the kind words Fitzgerald and others have offered:
Since news of Mortensen's diagnosis broke, there's been an outpouring of support for one of the faces of ESPN's NFL coverage.
ESPN colleague Adam Schefter chimed in with a heartfelt message: 
"Our thoughts are with Chris and his family as he faces this challenge," ESPN President John Skipper said. "He is an extremely respected colleague, who has the complete su...

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