The NFL’s 100 Best Current Players: Players 10-1

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10.) Larry Fitzgerald, Wide Receiver, ARI
At the risk of repeating myself… It is amazing how quickly things can change in the National Football League.

Just two seasons ago Larry Fitzgerald was the second receiver on the Arizona Cardinals depth chart. The coaching staff and fans believed him to be—at the time—inferior to Anquan Boldin who ranks only 70th on this list of the here and now. Currently Larry Fitzgerald is a unanimous top three wide receiver around the league.

So then what changed?

Fitzgerald’s work ethic is what changed.

What a lot of people do not know is that Larry Fitzgerald is only 26 years young. That’s right. Fitzgerald is incredibly young and is still in the prime of his career. In fact it is arguable if he has even entered it yet.

During the end of the 2007 campaign and working up to the 2008 campaign, Fitzgerald underwent a maturation proce...

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