Larry Fitzgerald Stinking It Up For Fantasy Owners

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 16: Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals is unable to catch a ball as Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots defends in the second half at Gillette Stadium on September 16, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Larry Fitzgerald has been a nightmare. We break down the fantasy implications.

Larry Fitzgerald is currently ranked 96th in receiving yards and 105th in receptions.

Analysis: The good news is that at least he ranks 36th in targets. That's also just a 33 percent catch rate on his targets which is down from the 52 percent from last season. Conventional wisdom would say to try and buy low on Fitz, but there's really nothing promising on the horizon. The Cardinals have a very good D and it would make football sense for them to use a similar approach as the San Francisco 49ers from last season. Their quarterbacks have a tendency to be turnover prone and they currently come in dead last with a 5.6 YPA. Philly has allowed the fourth-fewest passing yards in this young season and it wouldn't be totally crazy to bench him this week. Owners of Fitz can't sell low right now.

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