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Tyrann Mathieu and Larry Fitzgerald Added to the NFL 100

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Honey Badger checks in at 28, Larry Fitzgerald at 27 on the list of the 100 best players in the NFL.

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Larry Fitzgerald grabbed the 27th spot on the NFL 100 list.

Fitzgerald has been ranked as high as seventh and low as 68th , but to see him back in the 20's after it looked as though he was close to being done is refreshing.

Fitzgerald finished with 109 receptions for 1,215 yards and nine touchdowns before adding 12 catches for 206 yards and a touchdown in the playoffs.

For Fitzgerald the 109 receptions were a career high, while the 1,215 yards were the fifth most in his career, and nine touchdowns were the sixth most. Not bad for a 32 year old coming off career lows in nearly every category.

Tyrann Mathieu came in at 28 on the NFL 100 list, and you have to wonder where he ends up if he never gets injured.

Mathieu posted career best numbers in games played, tackles, and interceptions while staking a claim to the best defensive player in the game. When on the field, no one impacts the game in a more positive way for the Arizona Cardinals.

The question now becomes does Carson Palmer make the list, as I find it very hard to believe that Patrick Peterson will be held off the list for the first time in his career.

Could Palmer be considered a top 20 player in the NFL amongst his peers? What a turn around that would be.