Larry Fitzgerald

American football player, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Darnell Fitzgerald, Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Pittsburgh, and earned All-American honors. The Arizona Cardinals chose Fitzgerald with the third overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft, and he has played his entire professional career for the team.
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Coach: Fitzgerald says he'll be back for 2018 season
ABC News - 9 days
New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald told him he'll return for 15th NFL season
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They Were Super Bowl Heroes. And Then, in a Blink, They Weren’t.
NYTimes - 20 days
There is an unusual club of receivers, including Larry Fitzgerald and Randy Moss, who made a stunning catch that briefly appeared to secure a championship. Here are memories of what almost was.
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They Were Super Bowl Heroes. And Then, in a Blink, They Weren’t.
New York Times - 23 days
There is an unusual club of receivers, including Larry Fitzgerald and Randy Moss, who made a stunning catch that briefly appeared to secure a championship. Here are memories of what almost was.
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Ageless Fitzgerald mum on future after another big season
ABC News - about 2 months
Larry Fitzgerald _ maybe the most popular athlete in Arizona sports history _ is having another great season
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Football is life in Texas. Then along came Trump vs. the NFL - Washington Post
Google News - 5 months
Washington Post Football is life in Texas. Then along came Trump vs. the NFL Washington Post CANTON, Tex. — In a state-of-the-art sports bar alongside Interstate 20 about an hour east of Dallas on Monday night, there came the oddest non-sound: a silence that began to seem loud. It came from 14 different tables and the crowded bar area. It ... Larry Fitzgerald deserves better than what the Cardinals are giving himSB Nation Donald Trump: 'Big progress being made' after Cowboys' pre-anthem protestUSA TODAY How the Cowboys gutted out a tough street-fight victoryDallas News (blog) New York Daily News -NFL.com -Bleacher Report -cleveland.com all 759 news articles »
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Fitzgerald was 'choked up' at Hall of Fame ceremony
Fox News - 7 months
Of course, Larry Fitzgerald was there to watch Kurt Warner inducted.
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Larry Fitzgerald says he won't shed tears when retirement decision comes - ESPN
Google News - 7 months
ESPN Larry Fitzgerald says he won't shed tears when retirement decision comes ESPN GLENDALE, Ariz. - Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald may retire after this season. Then again, he may not. All he knows for certain is that whenever he hangs up his cleats, he'd rather retire than be retired. Fitzgerald ducked the ... Larry Fitzgerald not ready to retire: 'I can still play at a high level'NFL.com Cardinals' Fitzgerald motivated by quest for championshipFOXSports.com No Tears, Great Play At End For Larry FitzgeraldAZCardinals.com ABC News -RealGM.com -Sports360AZ (press release) (blog) -Sportsnaut all 11 news articles »
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Larry Fitzgerald has made up his mind on 2017 and will tell the world soon
Fox News - about 1 year
The Cardinals receiver has been deciding whether to return for a 14th season or retire.
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30 Black Voters Display Their Pride On Election Day
Huffington Post - over 1 year
On Tuesday, like their fellow patriots, black Americans are headed to the polls to show just how powerful their votes are, despite the hinderances they still face.  Sure, there are reports that early voting among black voters in key states were lagging, but social media users shared their civic pride by stunting with their “I Voted” stickers on Instagram and Twitter. Celebrities like Halle Berry, Aja Naomi King and Tracee Ellis Ross showed off their stickers and stressed the need to vote on Election Day, too. “If I can my ass up this early and vote. You can too. Let’s go family!!!” Ice Cube tweeted. Entertainment and culture director of Ebony Britni Danielle shared that she “did it for the ancestors.” And NFL player Larry Fitzgerald reminded his followers that “Every vote counts!!!”  Check out these 30 famous and everyday black voters who are showing off their voter pride this Election Day.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is...
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Johnson powers Cards to much-needed win over 49ers
Yahoo News - over 1 year
(The Sports Xchange) - David Johnson rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Drew Stanton threw two scoring passes to wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald as the Arizona Cardinals defeated the San Francisco 49ers 33-21 on Thursday. Stanton, who made his first start since Dec. 11, 2014 at St. Louis in place of the concussed Carson Palmer, completed 11 of 28 passes for 124 yards and two scores with no interceptions. The Cardinals (2-3) forced three turnovers and turned them into two touchdowns and a field goal.
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The Los Angeles Rams are looking forward to the return of cornerback E.J. Gaines
LATimes - over 1 year
The Arizona Cardinals receiver corps is among the NFL’s deepest. Nine-time Pro Bowl selection Larry Fitzgerald leads a group that includes Michael Floyd and John and Jaron Brown, all of whom can make plays for quarterback Carson Palmer. Rams cornerback E.J. Gaines recognizes the multi-tiered threat. ...
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Fantasy Football: Players to Start in Week 3
NYTimes - over 1 year
Ryan Tannehill, Christine Michael and Larry Fitzgerald are among the players set up to perform well in Week 3.
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2016 NFL Contenders And Pretenders
Huffington Post - over 1 year
The 2016 NFL season has yet to kick off, which means it’s the perfect time to decide which preseason darlings are for real, and which are simply hype trains heading nowhere. There’s buzz around Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, and chatter regarding a much healthier Green Bay offense. And can we really trust Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer and Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton during crunch time, considering their suspect playoff history?  Let the fun begin.  "This is the biggest of the bold!" @Schultz_Report on predicting @RGIII being the comeback player of the year https://t.co/6MRvWZFhHp — GMFB (@gmfb) August 23, 2016 To read my five predictions for this season, click here. To read about 20 breakout stars, click here. New England Patriots ― Contenders  Brady will miss four games, but the Patriots appear to be in good hands with third-year quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who will assume control of the offense in Brady’s absen...
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Packers hold a whine-and-cheesed-off party
Chicago Times - about 2 years
Packers linebacker Clay Matthews believes the NFL should go to college overtime rules. I believe the Packers should cover Larry Fitzgerald. Matthews offered his idea for a rule change after Fitzgerald and the Cardinals torched the Packers defense in an overtime that required just two plays, and...
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After Aaron Rodgers' Hail Mary forces OT for Packers, Larry Fitzgerald gives Arizona win
Chicago Times - about 2 years
Aaron Rodgers rolled to the left and avoided a tackler, heaving the ball high into the desert air before he was hit. Two Arizona Cardinals defensive backs were waiting in the end zone, but Jeff Janis squeezed between them to pull it down. Another "Hail Mary" completed. This one didn't come with...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Larry Fitzgerald
    THIRTIES
  • 2016
    Age 32
    In 2016, Fitzgerald completed his undergraduate degree with the University of Phoenix, fullfilling a promise that he made to his mother to finish his education.
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    On September 11, 2016, Fitzgerald reached his 100th career touchdown in the season opener against the Patriots.
    On August 5, 2016, Fitzgerald signed a one-year, $11 million contract extension with the Cardinals.
    On January 16, 2016, Fitzgerald helped his quarterback Carson Palmer record his first playoff win with 8 catches for 176 yards.
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  • 2015
    Age 31
    For his accomplishments during the 2015 season, Fitzgerald was selected to the Pro Bowl for the ninth time.
    For the 2015 season, Fitzgerald had 109 catches for 1,215 yards and 9 touchdowns.
    On February 18, 2015, Fitzgerald was signed to a new multi-year contract worth at least $11 million guaranteed over the next two seasons.
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  • 2014
    Age 30
    In 2014, Fitzgerald was selected as the 2014 Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Male Recipient, which was created in 1994 by the Rotary Club of Tulsa to recognize an influential male and female premiere athlete for their success in their sport and for being a positive role model who gives back to their communities.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2011
    Age 27
    On August 20, 2011, Fitzgerald signed an 8-year $120 million deal with the Arizona Cardinals, tying him with Richard Seymour as the 5th highest paid player in the NFL.
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  • 2010
    Age 26
    In 2010, Fitzgerald caught 90 passes for 1,137 yards and six touchdowns.
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  • 2009
    Age 25
    Despite having about 300 yards less than the year before, he set a personal record with 13 touchdowns in 2009.
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  • 2008
    Age 24
    During the NFC Championship for the 2008 NFL season, Fitzgerald tied an NFL record with three touchdown receptions in a playoff game.
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  • 2007
    Age 23
    Following the 2007 season Fitzgerald signed a four-year, $40 million contract extension with Arizona.
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    As part of his 2007 Pro Bowl season, he caught 100 receptions for 1,409 yards and 10 touchdowns.
  • 2006
    Age 22
    In 2006, Fitzgerald was injured and missed part of the season but still produced 69 receptions for 946 yards and 6 touchdowns.
  • 2005
    Age 21
    In 2005 he led the NFL with 103 receptions for 1,409 yards and 10 touchdowns and was named to his first Pro Bowl.
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  • 2004
    Age 20
    On December 12, 2004, Fitzgerald became the youngest player at 21 years and 110 days, to record at least 2 touchdown receptions in a single game.
    In 2004, Fitzgerald had 59 receptions for 780 yards and 8 touchdowns.
    He was drafted third overall in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals, whose then coach, Dennis Green, knew Fitzgerald from his time as a Vikings ball boy.
    Although Fitzgerald had played at Pitt for only two years without redshirting, he petitioned the NFL to allow him to enter the 2004 NFL Draft, as he had left his high school, Academy of Holy Angels, during his senior year to attend Valley Forge Military Academy.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 2003
    Age 19
    Fitzgerald also established the “Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund” in honor of his mother who died of breast cancer in 2003.
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    Fitzgerald's mother, Carol, died of a brain hemorrhage while being treated for breast cancer in 2003.
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    He was also a unanimous 2003 All-America selection and a runner-up for the prestigious Heisman Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in college football; Oklahoma's Jason White won that award by a relatively slim margin.
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    After his sophomore season, Fitzgerald was recognized as the best player in the NCAA with the 2003 Walter Camp Award and the Touchdown Club of Columbus's Chic Harley Award, and as the best wide receiver in college football with the 2003 Biletnikoff Award and the Touchdown Club's Paul Warfield Award.
  • 2002
    Age 18
    He was widely considered one of the best wide receivers in college football from 2002 to 2003.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1983
    Born
    Born on August 31, 1983.
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