When Larry Fitzgerald sealed a one-year agreement extension final month, a arrogance was that a receiver would float out a subsequent dual years with Carson Palmer.
The finish competence come sooner.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that Fitzgerald has told people tighten to him that he expects 2016 to be his final season, per a source sensitive of his decision.
If that preference holds, it will make back-to-back seasons that Hall of Fame receivers walked divided with copiousness of gas left in a tank, following Calvin Johnson’s retirement after 2015.
This summer Fitzgerald did small to relieve a idea that 2016 could be his last, other than observant he “still has a lot of good football” left in his body. The 33-year-old positively showed he can still play during final year’s career resurgence.
Fitzgerald gathered 1,215 yards on 109 receptions in 2015, his initial puncturing a 100-catch separator given 2007 and pennyless a three-year impassivity underneath a 1,000-yard plateau.
With rapid John Brown, J.J. Nelson and Michael Floyd stretching a defenses, Fitzgerald picked detached defensive backs on middle routes and should have another outrageous deteriorate with Palmer again healthy.
The preference to retire could spin on either Fitzgerald is holding a Lombardi Trophy during season’s finish â or maybe change depending on how tighten he comes to that outcome. For now, Fity’s retirement debate starts Sunday night during home contra a New England Patriots.