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Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

Posted on: February 6, 2011 12:56 pm
Posted by Will Brinson

Larry Fitzgerald is heading into the final year of his contract and he's made it clear that he wants to stay in Arizona. If they give him a lot of money. And if they get him a quarterback who will help the team win.

He's reportedly gotten even more specific, too, naming Kevin Kolb and Marc Bulger as guys he wants in Phoenix, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Kolb is apparently Fitz' top choice, but the most glaring part of the report is the lack of Derek Anderson, Max Hall, John Skelton and Donovan McNabb on the list.

McNabb should be one of the top free agent quarterbacks on the market, despite his age and poor 2010 performance, but the Cardinals aren't a team that's been considered likely to show any interest in him, should the Redskins end up not picking up his option.

Kolb's a nice target, but the problem is the Eagles will probably want a first-round draft pick in exchange for their talented backup signal caller. (Which would mean if the Cards give Fitzgerald everything he wants, they're going to severely hamper themselves long-term.)

Bulger's a much more realistic target, obviously, because he's simply the backup in Baltimore.

Either way, though, the Cardinals would be heavily catering to a single player's demands and still leaving themselves open to a nightmare situation if either Bulger (he is old) or Kolb (he is still somewhat unproven) didn't work out in 2011.

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Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

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Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

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Since: Apr 17, 2008
Posted on: March 8, 2011 2:00 am

Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

Fitz has every right to say anything in this situation.He is giving Arizona a chance to keep him by getting the qb he wants.Why should he stay there if they will be horrible every year.And good luck to the cards if they let him go.i know it is a team game but the year they lost to the steelers in the super bowl he almost single-handedly won the super bowl.Defense came up big at times and kurt warner was always a qb that could win any game but Fitz was unbelievable in the playoffs that year.I am a birds fan and i will say he absolutely destroyed us in NFC championship game.he was unstoppable.i have never seen a WR own a game like that.Few can do that which is why they cant let him leave.Dont blame him if he wants a good qb.Everybody does.

Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: February 11, 2011 12:44 pm

Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

Duh, Fitz thinks Kolb over McNabb. Who wouldn't at this point?

Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: February 8, 2011 7:11 pm

Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

boss man you are a idiot... let the cardinals front office do there job hahahahaha they couldnt find a qb before kurt warner or after so let Larry make a choice and he made a pretty good one for the fact that hes been tutored by Andy Reid which is Brett Favres donovan mcnabb qbs coach this guy is a guru with quarter backs so before you go bashing a guy who is the nicest unconfrontational athlete ive ever seen....... your treating him likes hes terrell owens or randy moss.hes larry fitzgerald the same guy who spent 7 years in arizona.. thats like spending 7 years in cleveland its horrible. but this guy actually wants to stay if they find him a quarterback that simply has a upside not undrafted guys out of bye max halll was worst qb ive ever seen.. then he will stay you got a loyal athlete that just wants his team to get him a young stud quarterback for him to grow and finish his career with so shut up you dumbass!! find facts and know the character of a man before you assume!

Since: Nov 26, 2010
Posted on: February 8, 2011 3:15 am

Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

First off, Fitzgerald is a WIDE RECEIVER.......
He's not a QB, a RB, a Shutdown Corner or even a Pass Rushing DB or LB.
Wide Receiver's effect the game less than any other position and that's the reason there's fewer of them in the Hall of Fame than any other position except for K/P. It's a fact.

Secondly, Fitzgerald is the in "walk off" year of his contract. No matter who they get to call signals next season, Fitzgerald could still walk away after the season for greener pastures, which in this case would be practically anywhere else outside Arizona.

Third, It's a terrible precedent to set when you're allowing you're players to dictate personnel moves. They don't allow that to happen in New England, New York (Jets or Giants), Pittsburgh, Baltimore or Philadelphia. You know, the teams that tend to win year after year. As a matter of fact, those are teams that actually get rid of superstars for running their mouths.

Just play the game Larry. Do your job on the field, let the front office do theirs and whomever isn't doing what they should do won't be around next year. That's how it goes in the NFL and that's how it goes in life. Real talk.

Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: February 7, 2011 8:35 pm

Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

Ok first of this writer is a moron if arizona brings a west coast offense to arizona along with kevin kolb he will be a star last year was his first year startig and did ok against the level of competition he faced..... If he was starting this next year he would be a stud in the same system he reminds me of a slower aaron rodgers!! you heard it hear first!

Since: Dec 23, 2008
Posted on: February 7, 2011 7:53 pm

Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

Fitz play your last year out , then come to new england and have the best throw to you!!!!!!!!!

Since: Dec 31, 2006
Posted on: February 7, 2011 7:07 pm

Report: Fitz gave Cards a list of QBs he wants

Man Larry Fitzgerald is an intelligent man if he is listing Kevin Kolb as his top candidate. With Kolb behind center they actually stand a chance to win more than 7 games next season. He should also help Fitzgerald get more shots down the field, and a more accurate quarterback who can actually be the guy of the forseeable future as well and someone he can build a rapport with. He's even more intelligent in the fact that he realizes that Kolb would fit Wisenhunt's offense, and will benefit from a team who leans heavily on the gun game. On top of the fact that he is available via trade, he is available for less than a 1st round pick which means he could help the team focus elsewhere in the first round of the draft which would be a huge help to a team with plenty of glaring needs. How about potentially the best offensive tackle in the draft? Anthony Costanzo is a possibility having experience at both right and left tackle. The Cardinals gave up 50 sacks last season and without a huge help in that area this team will fail no matter who will start at quarterback. The running game would also get a benefit from an improved offensive line. Something this team desperately needs. By they way if you are Arizona why not give Fitzgerald what he wants and sign Marc Bulger as the back-up to Kevin Kolb and have Max Hall as the 3rd stringer to develop for the long run. Marc Bulger is a free agent, and Kolb is a guy who is expected to leave with the Eagles franchising Vick already. They are rumored to be working on a long term deal for Vick as well, and Kolb has come out and said time and again he wants to start this season. The Eagles may as well get rid of dead weight on their roster.

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