Larry Fitzgerald distances himself from father's tweets
Larry Fitzgerald made sure not to be associated with his father's criticisms of the Arizona Cardinals in an 18-17 win over the San Diego Chargers Monday night.
Fitzgerald's dad, Larry Fitzgerald Sr., tweeted that the cards were stacked against his son to get the ball in the game. Fitzgerald tweeted on his own account that what's important is whether Arizona wins or not.
"My fathers inflammatory comments dont reflect my feelings or mood. We're 1-0 & working tirelessly to be 2-0 this week thats my only concern," Fitzgerald tweeted.
Fitzgerald only caught one ball for 22 yards in the win. With other targets in Michael Floyd, John Brown, John Carlson and Rob Housler, along with running back Andre Ellington, the offense has plenty of weapons this yaer.
Even so, that apparently doesn't sit well his father, sportswriter Larry Fitzgerald Sr.
"Being a receiver you can work hard run all game and your dependent on the coach calling your number," he tweeted from his personal account. "And the quarterback getting you the ball"
He also tweeted, "The world saw on Monday Night Football the politics and business of football.If its been decided that you are not getting the ball just win"
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