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Larry Fitzgerald...

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by steel_ben7, Jan 11, 2019 at 7:22 AM.

  1. steel_ben7

    steel_ben7 Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2015
    I know he said he probably wants to either finish his career in Arizona or retire but what would it take for the Steelers to sign him to even a 1 year deal to come home and play for the Steelers?? He can still play he caught nearly 70 balls last season and would be a great leader in the locker room. He would be a nice temporary replacement for AB if they decide to move on from him. What do you guys think about the Steelers possibly exploring this idea??
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    IZONUFOTO Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Fitzgerald was at PITT for 2 years .. Pittsburgh is not his home.
  3. steel machine

    steel machine Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2017
    I like the idea. I do believe he would be a plus. They could show highlights of him coming real close to breaking our hearts.
  4. jeh1856


    Oct 26, 2011
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  5. MojaveDesertPghFan


    Oct 19, 2011
    Runner up for the Heisman while at Pitt - not too shabby. I'd have to think it would be his second choice if AZ doesn't want him back. Nice complement to JuJu and would only be for a year or two. I'd sign him. Certainly wouldn't hurt the locker room environment.
  6. FootballAnalyst98

    FootballAnalyst98 Well-Known Member

    Jan 23, 2018
    He too old.
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  7. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

    Dec 27, 2012

    Yep. He is way beyond being in his prime. Six years ago or so he would have been a great pick up for us but right now he virtually adds nothing that any CB in the league would have to truly worry about being burned by. He'd be OK for short yardage pick up yards and nice to have in the locker room but that's about it. Honestly he should play out his entire career as a Cardinal and go into the HOF as such.
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  8. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
  9. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    He is stilll a Rock star here in the Steel city, if he has anything left which I think
    he does (50-60) catches /year yes I would see if he would be interested in joining team.
    Immediate help in locker room also.
  10. CK 13

    CK 13 Well-Known Member

    Nov 5, 2011
    He still has some left in the tank. I would not be opposed to a one year deal. Yea he old but he is a HOF receiver. JuJu takes the #1 spot. Brown will be somewhere else pouting and throwing tantrums wishing he was still in Pittsburgh.
  11. dominilate

    dominilate Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    He would be a perfect option 3 receiver for Ben in this offense, especially on third down. Has the size and physicality to beat opposing #3 DB's and his hands are solid, think Hines Ward but bigger
  12. FootballAnalyst98

    FootballAnalyst98 Well-Known Member

    Jan 23, 2018
    Solid? He has some of the best hands of all time.

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