Posted by Andy Benoit
Larry Fitzgerald sprained the MCL in his left knee in part because Texans safety Eugene Wilson hit him low. Fitzgerald had a really interesting comment about this on KTAR radio in Phoenix:
"I think with the rules now, with guys going high above the shoulders and the NFL is really making a big push to protect guys and so I think guys are making a conscious effort to try and stay lower. This might be a result of that."
This comment came about because Fitzgerald was asked if he thought the hit was dirty.
Fitzgerald also said that he had the best offseason of his career, dropping his weight from 222 to 213. He was also asked what he thinks of Matt Leinart:
“It’s too early. We’ve only played one game. We’re throwing it around in shorts and pads and no one is getting hit right now, but when the real bullets start to fly everybody will be able to have a better observation. I think Matt, Derek (Anderson), (John) Skelton, and Max (Hall), they’re all making progress like coach would expect for them to do. People ask me all the time. My focus is how can number 11, how can Larry Fitzgerald, be the best he can be.”
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