Aug 23, 2012; Nashville, TN, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) on the sideline against the Tennessee Titans during the second half at LP Field. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-US PRESSWIRE
So if the fans are sick of it, then you know the players on the Arizona Cardinals are as well. One such player that you know has his thoughts about it all is Larry Fitzgerald, the Cardinals' face of the franchise and superstar wide receiver.
Despite the issues he continues to go through, he never utters a peep. Well, not to the public, anyhow. He continuously states that he is here to perfect his job and not worry about everyone else. But the question is, should he? Should Fitzgerald start voicing his opinion in a public setting?
Now, don't get me wrong. I love the fact that Fitz is so humble and continues to remain loyal to the Cardinals organization despite the subpar tools they give him to work with. But when does enough become enough?
It has been just two full seasons since Kurt Warner retired, so it isn't as if we have had a drought from successful Cardinals football. But other than the times that Warner was taking us to the playoffs (and even the Super Bowl), the quarterback play has been less than stellar.
We know that Fitz did have some pull in bringing Kevin Kolb to Arizona, so if he doesn't pan out, that falls on Fitzgerald's shoulders as well. But, as a leader, should he pick his times and voice his opinions with the public?
Maybe that would light a fire under his signal callers. Maybe it would spark some momentum for the whole football team. The players listen to what Fitz has to say, so if he comes out and says something, they are going to react accordingly.
What do you think? Should Fitzgerald be more vocal or continue to walk the fence, hoping that his coaches and the front office can fix the issues at hand? Tell us in the comments section.
Side Note: Here is a really good article on a similar subject from Clark Judge from CBSSports.com