For years, Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has been the pinnacle of fantasy football relevance. Since coming into the league in 2004, his resume of countless WR1-type stats speaks for itself. He’s amassed 5 years of 90 or more catches, 6 years of 1000 receiving yards or more and 4 years of double-digit touchdowns. You only have to go back to 2011 to see “Fitz” still has it as a top-flight fantasy receiver.
But like the saying goes: What comes up must eventually come down.
And boy did it ever last season.
2012 wasn’t a good year for Fitzgerald. Hell it wasn’t a good year for the Cardinals offense period. Inconsistent quarterback play, a terrible offensive line and other ups-and-downs, mostly downs, in the offense forced Fitzgerald’s overall numbers down to the point that they can only be compared closely to his rookie year.
After a dismal 2012, Fitzgerald and his owners will see the clouds break and the fantasy sun shine again in 2013. I can guarantee Fitz will be the Fitz of old and h...