Found July 12, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
When the Cardinals used the 13th overall selection on Michael Floyd in the 2012 NFL Draft, they did it in an attempt to take away some of the bracket coverage from Larry Fitzgerald and to potentially recreate what they had a few years ago with Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin. It was also done possibly at Larry Fitzgerald’s urging as Fitz reportedly asked the Cardinals to take Floyd. I’m not saying for sure that’s why they took him, but it wouldn’t be the first time the Cardinals made a decision heavily influenced by Larry Fitzgerald. Needing him to sign a long term extension, which he eventually did (8 years, 120 million), the Cardinals gave up a king’s ransom for Kevin Kolb, a friend of Fitzgerald’s who Fitzgerald asked the team to acquire. The Cardinals gave up a 2nd round pick, a starting cornerback in Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, and gave Kolb a 5 year, 63 million dollar deal. Larry Fitzgerald holds a summer camp every offseason and it’s often credited with breakout seasons f...

Larry Fitzgerald's bucket list is out of this world

Larry Fitzgerald has gone Zen in Chile. Hes visited the troops in Kuwait and Iraq. Hes photographed the Roman Colosseum. Hes lent a hand across drought-stricken Africa, and hes helped distribute hearing aids in Malaysia and Thailand. So what do you give a guy whos seen every continent, except, as he pointed out in May, Antarctica, which he joked hell visit "hopefully in late...

Larry Fitzgerald wants to travel to space; Charges Rookie WR with DWI

Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals is many things. A Leader, an Elite Wideout, and….. an Astronaut? Well, maybe not an Astronaut quite yet, but he has plans of going into orbit one day. The Cardinals star receiver was quoted by the Team’s Official Website saying that he has plans to travel outside of this world one day – just not now, because the price is too high. “I...

Michael Floyd returns after Larry Fitzgerald tweets over missed workouts

Larry Fitzgerald didn’t get to where he is at by slacking, so when he invites you to work out with him, show up. Michael Floyd found that out when Fitzgerald sent a tweet, putting the rookie receiver on blast. Just finished a great workout with @Wellefast. I'm charging @MichaelMFloyd with a DWI "don't want it" he missed a 3rd straight workout 2day. The multi...

Kurt Warner thinks Kevin Kolb will be the starter, he just needs to learn the offense

Former Cardinal Kurt Warner is a big fan of Ken Whisenhunt’s offense, and he thinks it'll be a prefect fit for Kevin Kolb... Once he learns it! Warner said on NFL Network that Kolb is expected to win the starting job in training camp despite having a disappointing season in 2011. The problem with Kolb last season, Warner says, is that Kolb never really grasped Whisenhunt’s...

Kurt Warner: Kolb will be Cards’ starting QB

Fans recently might not have shown much (read: any) confidence in Kevin Kolb, but his predecessor has thrown his support behind the 27-year-old. With a training camp battle looming in Arizona, Kurt Warner expects Kolb to beat out second-year pro John Skelton, and emerge as the team’s starting signal-caller. “I think this is going to play out with Kevin Kolb becoming the starter...

Fitzgerald wants to travel to outer space

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald recently spoke about how he would like to go into orbit one day, but it's too expensive right now.

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Podcast: Bruce Feldman of on the Freeh Report and Mike Leach

Even though it's July, the college football world isn't slowing down. Bruce Feldman of joins Crystal Ball Run managing editor Allen Kenney for a podcast to discuss the imminent release of the Freeh Report regarding the investigation into Penn St.'s handling of the Jerry Sandusky case. After that, in conjunction with CBR's Pac-12 Preview Week, they talk...

Larry Fitzgerald Wants to Go to Space But Says 'It's Out of My Budget'

Larry Fitzgerald has proven himself to be one of the best wide receivers on the planet. He may become one of the best receivers off the planet, too. In a recent interview with Darren Urban of the Arizona Cardinals' website, Fitzgerald said he wants to someday go to space. "I try to make decisions ... within my means," Fitzgerald told Urban. "I want to go into orbit...

Camp preview: Titans, Cardinals

To get you fully prepared for the unofficial start of the 2012 NFL season, we're ranking every team from worst to first in the weeks leading up to the opening of training camps. Every day, we'll be previewing two teams, one from each conference, analyzing them from top to bottom and giving you all you need to know to be an informed fan. What's the major storyline heading...
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