Posted January 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Larry Fitzgerald allowed himself a rare show of emotion after his final catch of the season for the Arizona Cardinals. It was a diving, one-handed grab for an 8-yard gain that put his team within field goal range of what would be a 23-20 overtime victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. He leapt to his feet and screamed in joy, spreading his arms in triumph. ''That juncture of the game is put-up or shut-up time,'' Fitzgerald said. ''I try to stay even keel for the most part, but sometimes you get overcome with emotion. That was one of those times.'' The catch, and another just a couple of plays earlier, capped a magnificent performance in another terrific season for Fitzgerald, who caught one pass for 2 yards in the first half but finished with nine receptions for 149 yards, his 32nd career 100-yard receiving game and sixth this season. ''The performance of Larry Fitzgerald, he is an incredible football player,'' Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. ''He is as good as you can g...
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