Arizona Cardinals large receiver Larry Fitzgerald nonetheless has now not decided about whether or not to go back for a 16th NFL season.
Fitzgerald instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter by way of textual content message this week that he’s taking a while to gather his ideas after a grueling season by which Arizona completed with the worst document within the NFL and landed the No. 1 general select within the April draft.
The Cardinals have a brand new head trainer in Kliff Kingsbury, however that has now not swayed Fitzgerald a method or some other.
All through his introductory information convention this week, Kingsbury mentioned he would like to have Fitzgerald at the workforce subsequent season however would let the entrance administrative center determine whether or not the large receiver was once coming again.
“I’m going to go away it to those guys who write the exams,” Kingsbury mentioned. “Like I mentioned, what a super function style, what a super chief to have to your workforce, and I’d be venerated and like to paintings with him. He is a man that I have admired from afar for a very long time, and I believe all of us hope that he’s going to be again.”
In 2018, Fitzgerald didn’t announce his resolution on taking part in till mid-February.
Fitzgerald, who had 69 catches for 734 yards and six touchdowns this season, could be 36 years outdated throughout the 2019 season. He’s solidly No. 2 in profession receiving yards, trailing Jerry Rice through greater than 6,000 yards, however he may just move Tony Gonzalez for 2nd at the profession receptions record if he returns. Fitzgerald would wish 23 catches to move Gonzalez.