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Revenge Of The Birds Jun 30, 2015

Larry Fitzgerald pass blocked in 2014 more than any other receiver (not that hard to do)

More proof the star receiver was asked to do more than he has been in the past. I didn't catch the tweet, but Darren Urban blogged about it on AZCardinals.com. Pro Football Focus' Sam Monson tweeted a stat that Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald led the league in -- he pass blocked more than any other receiver in the NFL. Now before you go nuts because it's crazy to think the Cardinals wouldn't send one of the best receivers of all time out on a pass route, realize he led all receivers with a whopping seven snaps where he was on pass protection. He did not pass block even once...
Revenge Of The Birds Jun 26, 2015

Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd and more receiver route stats

We look at the two Cardinals receivers and the corner route. We have another article about receiver routes and stats. This time it includes both Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd. Using the breakdown by Pro Football Focus, we look at the corner route. The corner route (or "flag") is a deep route with an outside break (often 45 degrees) toward the sideline. One of the common double move variations included in this data is the post-corner, which involves an initial inside move before breaking to the corner. Floyd was among the league leaders in corner routes run, coming in 10th with 38....
Revenge Of The Birds Jun 26, 2015

6/26 Arizona Cardinals news: Fitzgerald 'most overrated player', Peterson talks health scare

Your daily news update of the Cardinals and NFL Cardinals: Cardinals Blogs | "Something will work out" for Washington?Many questions still remain about the linebackers situation. With Carson Palmer, Calais Campbell calls Arizona Cardinals 'true contender'Campbell believes a healthy Palmer changes the NFL hierarchy. Prisco: Larry Fitzgerald is Arizona Cardinals' most overrated playerA label which is a positive considering how bad they were just a few seasons ago. Patrick Peterson managing diabetes while preparing for 'explosive year' - ESPNPeterson sat down and spoke about dealing with his...
Revenge Of The Birds Jun 25, 2015

Larry Fitzgerald one of NFL's most efficient WRs in slant routes

A look at the receiver and how he dominated one particular route. In the dead part of the offseason, some  statistical breakdowns are nice. Pro Football Focus has looked at wide receiver numbers in particular routes and Arizona Cardinals star receiver Larry FItzgerald, despite a down year in 2014, dominated one particular route. A PFF article focusing on slant routes showed Fitz was one of the league's most efficient players in said route. Fitz had the second highest total of receiving yards in the league running slant routes with 217. It trailed only Reuben Randle's 245. Fitz was also...

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