For Larry Fitzgerald, Great Quarterback Play Hasn’t Been in the Cards

February 19, 2015 8:59 PM

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For Larry Fitzgerald, Great Quarterback Play Hasn’t Been in the Cards

With a new deal this week, the Cardinals gave star receiver Larry Fitzgerald 22 million reasons to stay in Arizona for the next two seasons. But since Fitzgerald entered the NFL in 2004, the Cardinals also have given him 13 reasons to leave: the number of different starting quarterbacks the team has had during his career. Only four teams have had more starting quarterbacks during this span, according to Stats LLC.

Fitzgerald has racked up Hall of Fame numbers in his 11-year career (909 catches, 12,151 yards) despite mediocre quarterback play. As a rookie, he survived the Josh McCown-Shaun King-John Navarre era, and in 2011 he hauled in 1,411 yards receiving yards from the likes of John Skelton and Kevin Kolb.

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