NFL Predictions 2010: Why Larry Fitzgerald will Disappoint this Season

July 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Larry Fitzgerald is one of the top receivers in the league. There is no question about that. He can make plays not many receivers can, and it is a delight to watch him play. Personally, he's my favorite receiver to watch, and last season he broke his career high in touchdown catches with 13.
Having said that, he will likely fail to break 1,000 yards this season, and, not necessarily through any fault of his own, will not have a season comparable to ones he has had in the past. That is not to say he will have a bad season, but it will fail to met expectations.
How could I possibly say this? My reasoning is threefold. First off, the change in quarterbacks from Kurt Warner to Matt Leinart is going to take some getting used to, and as such, the chemistry will be a little slow to start. Leinart has to know where Fitzgerald likes the ball thrown and make sure that he can reasonably catch it, which is not too hard to do for him.
Second, the Cardinals seem to be moving, at least...

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