Cardinals’ Fitzgerald becomes youngest receiver with 1,000 catches
The 32-year-old Fitzgerald became the 11th player to reach 1,000, hauling in eight catches for 55 yards to tie Hines Ward at 1,000 for No. 10 on the all-time list.
Andre Johnson of the Indianapolis Colts previously held the record of youngest to 1,000 receptions at 33 years, 163 days. Fitzgerald eclipsed the mark at 32 years, 97 days.
WR Larry Fitzgerald now has 1,000 career catches. Youngest in NFL history to get there. #AZvsSTLArticle continues below ...
— Kyle Odegard (@Kyle_Odegard) December 6, 2015
Larry Fitzgerald today topped 1,000 yards receiving for 7th time in his career with @AZCardinals
— Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) December 6, 2015
Fitzgerald also went over 1,000 yards in a season for the seventh time in his career — and first since 2011. It marked the fifth consecutive game in which Fitzgerald had at least eight receptions, matching the longest streak of his career.