Fantasy Football Profile: Larry Fitzgerald

Aug 7, 2009

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Larry Fitzgerald put on a show last year shattering the NFL playoff record for receiving yards.  In the Super Bowl, he showed  an extra gear I didn’t even know he had.  Here’s the video:

Fitz recorded his third 1400+, 10 TD season in his last four years making him truly one of the most elite WRs in the game.  He had seven 100+ yard receiving games and caught TDs in nine games.  He had either 100 yards or a TD in 13 games last year.  That kind of consistency is remarkable.  Once the top five or six RBs (AP, Turner, MJD, Forte, LT, S-Jax) come off the board, I truly would rather take him than a Running Back with some questions.  Chris Johnson is awesome, but he’s in a job share with LenDale White.  Steve Slaton is great, but prove it again.  Sometimes Gore forgets to find the end zone.  Brandon Jacobs gets hurt.  Is this the year Clinton Portis breaks down?  Will Westy stay healthy?  Was DeAngelo’s year a fluke? Will Ronnie Brown look better another year removed from his knee injury?  Too many questions for my taste in the middle to late first round.  The rules favor the passing game and Running Back by Committees are becoming more prevalent.  When the elite RBs come off the board, give me some Fitz.

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