Arizona Cardinals‘ wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was awarded NFC offensive player of the week in week four of the NFL season. His performance against he Philadelphia Eagles was nothing short of spectacular after all the doubt from the media and myself. Fitzgerald had a crazy day against a tough Eagles secondary, but will he continue his success when the Miami Dolphins come to town?
In my opinion, the Cardinals will beat the Dolphins pretty hard, so with it will come a good game from Fitzgerald. He creates his own opportunities, so it’s hard to stop him when he is on, and not that easy when he’s just a little off. In the first two games of the 2012 season we saw Fitzgerald look below average. In first game against the Seattle Seahawks he had an okay game against a defense that has proven to be one of the best in the league. The second game QB Kevin Kolb struggled to throw the ball with consistency and that is a problem for any receiver.
Kolb was able to find a rhythm against the Eagles and Fitzgerald found his because of it. Kolb will have to have a similar game for Fitzgerald to have good game. I predict Fitzgerald will have somewhere in the ball park of 8 catches, 70+ yards, and one touchdown. The Cardinals have shown they can beat teams with great defense. They do have more than one threat on the team. It’s just not on offense. For those of you counting that is two players of the week for the Cardinals in two weeks.
The Cardinals should win in week four, but they have made a habit of proving me and he rest of the league wrong. Will the Cardinals start 4-0? They have all the tools, but anything can happen in the NFL.