Larry Fitzgerald, WR, Cardinals
|WR - #26||46.68||ARI||Active||11 years||30||6'3||218||@LarryFitzgerald|
2014 Outlook: Solid/Safe PickLast updated on Jul-04-2014 by Brad Kruse
Fitzgerald has had an excellent career. He has struggled a bit since Kurt Warner retired, but over his last four seasons he has scored: 240, 269, 175 and 237 points in PPR leagues, respectively. Michael Floyd is coming on strong as a second option, although he might overtake Fitzgerald if 11-year vet doesn't step it up. The former Pitt receiver simply doesn't have that Tier 1 or even Tier 2 upside these days. There are likely some wide receivers drafted in the same range as Fitzgerald who could provide more upside, but they come with more risk as well. His ADP (WR16, 41.63) puts him in Round 4, the same round as Victor Cruz, Cordarrelle Patterson, Percy Harvin, Vincent Jackson, Floyd, Michael Crabtree, Andre Johnson and Sammy Watkins. This round runs the full gauntlet from rookie to future Hall of Famer. This feels like one round too early for Fitz. He just isn't the same player he once was where you should reach for him either.
A string of praise for Cardinals wide receiver John Brown that seemingly started as soon as he was drafted as a third-rounder in May continued Monday.
Cardinals general manager Steve Keim confessed that so far, Arizona's defense hasn't been able to cover the speedy Brown in camp. This comes after Brown was lauded for his performance in rookie mini-camp, and a tweet from Gil Brandt in which he said Brown can be "a special player."
The Cardinals' starting three at wideout is pretty much set with Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd, and Ted Ginn Jr. in the slot. If Ginn got injured, a door would swing wide open for Brown to showcase his big-play skills. I expect him to make some highlight plays this season but probably not enough to be worth starting as a flex. For now, Brown should be a coveted dyansty target and worth isf a flier in re-draft leagues.
FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors7/28 - Cardinals rookie WR John Brown can't be covered
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2013 Mock Draft Results
2013 FFToolbox Staff Mock Draft #1
June 18th, 2013
|3.02||FFToolbox - Ben Standig|
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #2
July 2nd 2013
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #1
June 25th, 2013
|2.10||KFFL - Fitz was the best remaining receiver here and has a load of upside in Bruce Arians' offense with Carson Palmer tossing to him.|
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #3
July 9th, 2013
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