Fitzgerald made big plays despite bruised lung
Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald made the spectacular catches that led
to the Cardinals’ 23-20 overtime victory over Seattle despite a
Running back Beanie Wells says Fitzgerald was coughing up blood
on the sideline after a third-quarter hit.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt says trainers initially checked Fitzgerald
for a concussion and diagnosed the lung bruise after the game. The
standout wide receiver was checked by doctors again Monday and was
Whisenhunt says the injury was not serious but shows the
toughness of Fitzgerald, who caught nine passes for 149 yards. In
the game, he became the fourth player in NFL history to top 1,400
yards receiving in a season four times.
Fitzgerald mentioned nothing about the injury in his postgame