TEMPE, Ariz. Larry Fitzgerald was in a jovial mood this week. On Wednesday, he gave erstwhile practice squad receiver Kerry Taylor a good ribbing for the extra cash he was due to collect for his promotion to the 53-man roster. On Thursday, he chided a male reporter with an ample midriff, asking, Whens the baby due?
Maybe it was the holiday season that had him feeling so good. Maybe it was the sight of his most recent paycheck. Maybe it was his offseason travel itinerary. Or maybe it was just the simple pleasure of coming to work.
For many reasons, it does not suck to play in the NFL, Fitzgerald said with a wide grin. I keep everything in perspective. At the end of the day, Im living my dream.
Its been a trying season for the Cardinals. Once 4-0, the team has lost 10 of its last 11 games. There have been war-like numbers of casualties. There have been public expressions of displeasure with the coaching staff from Darnell Dockett and Beanie Wells. There have been four quarterback...