Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/17/14
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There’s been chatter in Arizona about the Cardinals possibly trading wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in exchange for a bunch of draft picks. A team insider  told ProFootballWeekly.com that people are only speculating right now, but it’s not out of the question that Fitzgerald could want out. Is the prospect of the Cardinals actually trading star WR Larry Fitzgerald for a slew of draft picks more than just juicy talk-radio fodder in the desert these days? “It is pure speculation right now,” one team insider told PFW. “Larry will never talk about it, but it will be interesting to see if he actually does ask to be traded in the offseason. It’s conceivable, I guess. It all depends on which direction the organization decides to go. I would think it could really be hard to sell tickets without your top box-office draw. Plus, you’d be talking about a cap hit in the double-digit millions. Right now, it’s a hot topic on the airways that seems a lot less likely when you start to realistically look at the situation.” Since the Cardinals just locked up Fitzgerald to a long-term deal last season, it wouldn’t make sense for them to trade him now because of the enormous cap hit they would take.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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