Fitzgerald caught five of nine targets for 55 yards during Sunday's 17-3 loss to Detroit. Fitzgerald made history Sunday, passing Hall of Fame wideout Jerry Rice for the most receptions (1,286) for any one team in NFL history. The veteran nonetheless had trouble taking advantage of a plus matchup against a weak Lions secondary. Most of his struggles are connected to the uninspiring play of rookie quarterback Josh Rosen, though. Since we shouldn't expect Rosen to pick up his play anytime soon, don't look to Fitzgerald for reliable production, either. After all, he's only topped 50 receiving yards in two other games this season.
Fitzgerald caught three of six targets for 48 yards in Sunday's 20-17 win over the Packers. Fitzgerald was kept out of the end zone after scoring five touchdowns over the previous five weeks, but he did set up Zane Gonzalez's go-ahead field goal with 1:41 remaining by converting a third-and-23 with a 32-yard catch earlier in the drive. The entire Arizona passing game is tough to trust with flailing rookie Josh Rosen at the helm: Rosen completed 11 of 26 passes for 149 yards in this one. Owners who turn to Fitzgerald in Week 14 against the Lions will be doing so because of his red-zone proficiency.
Fitzgerald caught both of his targets for 30 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 45-10 loss to the Chargers. Fitzgerald helped his team get off to a quick start, scoring on a 25-yard touchdown reception just minutes into the game. Unfortunately, he did little after that point and watched as the Chargers rattled off 45 unanswered points to win the game. Fitzgerald has been held to 50 yards or fewer in four of his previous five games, but he's kept his fantasy value afloat with five touchdowns during that span. He'll look to continue his recent scoring binge next Sunday against the Packers.
Fitzgerald hauled in two of four targets for 23 yards, with both receptions going for touchdowns during Sunday's 23-21 loss to Oakland. Fitzgerald had two scores all season heading into Week 11, but he accounted for first and fourth quarter scores against Oakland's bottom-12 pass defense. Fitzgerald's four targets against the Raiders were his fewest since Oct. 7, and he's averaged 9.5 targets per game in four outings since then. Upcoming Sunday is a matchup against a Chargers defense that's held opposing wideouts to 1,477 receiving yards in 2018, sixth-fewest in the NFL.
Fitzgerald hauled in six of 10 targets for 50 yards during Sunday's 26-14 loss to the Chiefs. After being held out of the end zone through the first six weeks of the season, Fitzgerald has two scores over his past three outings while averaging 64 yards per game. (He averaged fewer than 36 per game through Week 6.) New offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich has had an immediate impact on Fitzgerald's involvement in the passing attack, as he has garnered 22 targets over Arizona's past two outings, compared to 6.1 targets per game when Mike McCoy was calling the shots. Week 11 brings a matchup against an Oakland secondary that's allowing over 260 yards per game (bottom 10 in the NFL), but one that has been effective in containing opposing wideouts, as the Raiders have allowed the fifth-fewest wide receiver catches this year with 100.
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