Arizona Cardinals vast receiver Larry Fitzgerald still has not decided about whether or not to return for a 16th NFL season.
Kliff Kingsbury says he is working carefully with and leaning closely on GM Steve Keim to establish potential candidates for his first workers. “We do not care if we all know them, let’s be sure we get the precise coaches for us proper now,” Kingsbury mentioned.
Fitzgerald instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter by way of textual content message this week that he’s taking a while to gather his ideas after a grueling season wherein Arizona completed with the worst file within the NFL and landed the No. 1 general decide within the April draft.
The Cardinals have a brand new head coach in Kliff Kingsbury, however that has not swayed Fitzgerald a technique or one other.
Throughout his introductory information convention this week, Kingsbury mentioned he would love to have Fitzgerald on the staff subsequent season however would let the entrance workplace determine whether or not the vast receiver was coming again.
“I am going to go away it to these guys who write the checks,” Kingsbury mentioned. “Like I mentioned, what an excellent position mannequin, what an excellent chief to have on your staff, and I’d be honored and love to work with him. He is a man that I’ve admired from afar for a very long time, and I believe all of us hope that he’ll be again.”
In 2018, Fitzgerald didn’t announce his determination on enjoying till mid-February.
Fitzgerald, who had 69 catches for 734 yards and 6 touchdowns this season, could be 36 years previous through the 2019 season. He’s solidly No. 2 in profession receiving yards, trailing Jerry Rice by greater than 6,000 yards, however might move Tony Gonzalez for second on the profession receptions record if he returns. Fitzgerald would wish 23 catches to move Gonzalez.