Larry Fitzgerald

6 Stories

Fitzgerald Leads NFC to 30-21 Win

(Newser) - Larry Fitzgerald caught five passes for 81 yards and two touchdowns, 44-year-old John Carney kicked two fourth-quarter field goals, and the NFC rallied to a 30-21 Pro Bowl victory over the AFC today in Honolulu. The Arizona Cardinals' All-Pro receiver, coming off a record-breaking postseason and a spectacular Super Bowl... More »

All 60 Minutes Count

The best 4th quarter in Super Bowl history proves it ain't over til... you know

(Newser) - The Super Bowl has been getting better every year, but this one will be tough to top, Mitch Albom writes in the Detroit Free Press. In a game where an interception returned for a 100-yard touchdown wasn't the crowning play, the Steelers proved beyond a doubt that nothing's over until... More »

The Game Is in Warner's Hands

And 10 other things Peter King thinks about the Super Bowl

(Newser) - Kurt Warner has a clock in his head, and he'll need to pay attention to its ticking in order to best the Pittsburgh defense, writes Peter King in Sports Illustrated. King feels that the Cardinals' chances are all in Warner's hands and head: If he can avoid turnovers, he could... More »

Super Bowl Awash in Subplots

Arizona's Pittsburgh transplants give Cards an edge—if not the edge

(Newser) - You can't spell “conflict” without NFL, and this year's Super Bowl contains plenty of opposing loyalties, Sam Farmer writes in the Los Angeles Times. You can’t throw a stone at the Arizona Cardinals’ sideline without hitting a former Pittsburgh resident, player, or coach—and that last category might... More »

Eyes, Brain Make Cards' Fitzgerald Quite the Catch

Star receiver has rare visual skills and a souped-up onboard computer for analysis

(Newser) - More than height, speed, or jumping ability, highly developed eyesight and an extraordinary internal computer make Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald a top-tier NFL receiver, a scientist tells the Wall Street Journal. Fitzgerald’s optometrist grandfather put him through drills to improve his “visual dominance,” enabling him to take... More »

Cards Clinch First Non- Losing Season Since 1998

Steelers backups fall short in Baltimore finale

(Newser) - Against the hapless Rams, the Cardinals clinched just their third non-losing season in the team's 20-year Arizona history. Kurt Warner paced the 48-19 rout with 300 yards and three touchdowns, two to Larry Fitzgerald, who finished with a fantasy-friendly 171 yards. Marc Bulger threw for just 176, two picks, and... More »

6 Stories