GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals makes a diving catch against the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. With that reception Fitzgerald became the fourth reciever in NFL history to catch 1400 yards in four consecutive seasons. Arizona won 23-20. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
We all knew that Larry Fitzgerald was going to be in the top 10 of the list of the top 100 that players voted on. It was revealed Wednesday evening that he was, in fact, number seven. Arizona Cardinals fans know all about him. Now the entire league knows about him.
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback gave the intro of the video, saying as if he were number 11, "I'm not fast, but I'm always running past people. You can put me in motion, you can put me in the slot, you can put me outside the slot. just throw the ball up. I'ma catch it. If I really wanted to, I can play tight end. I can play running back. If it comes down to it, you can put me at quarterback."
Beanie Wells, Calais Campbell, Steve Smith, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Eric Decker and Taylor all sang his praises. They marveled at his drive to be better (like Jerry Rice), his work ethic, his leadership, his competitiveness and his smarts.
Campbell cited how he knows when to catch the ball and even when to knock the ball down to avoid an interception.
The question is whether he deserves to be higher. Calvin Johnson is rated higher than Fitzgerald. Should he be? I know that Johnson has greater production recently, but he had no quarterback issues. He has yet to carry a team in the postseason.
Tell us your thoughts. Should been closer to number one? Should he have been lower? Share your thoughts in the comments.
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What do you think of the ranking of Fitzgerald?
7th is good (59 votes)
He should be higher (80 votes)
he should be lower (9 votes)
148 total votes