Larry Fitzgerald’s Resurgence: Receiver Still One of the Best in the Game

January 22, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Larry Fitzgerald recently began slipping out of the group of receivers that people consider elite.
It wasn’t that anyone thought he was bad. Robert Norman at Remember the Birds, the Arizona Cardinals' SB Nation site, wrote last July that Fitzgerald's decline in recent years had a lot to do with personnel and changes in the offense, not just Fitzgerald.
But with younger players like Antonio Brown, Julio Jones and Odell Beckham Jr. emerging, the 32-year-old was forgotten in most conversations about the league’s best wideouts.
Last weekend against Green Bay, however, he showed that he cannot be forgotten.
Fitzgerald caught eight passes for 176 yards against the Packers, including a 75-yard catch and run in overtime that set up his own game-winning touchdown catch on the next play.
It was the latest installment in what has been a stellar postseason career for Fitzgerald. He burst onto the national stage in the 2008 playoffs when he had four straight 10...

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