Fitzgerald to blow up again?

Larry Fitzgerald to repeat least week’s performance in the NFC Championship?

Larry Fitzgerald has rejuvenated his career in 2015. Will he continue to add to his legacy by leading the Arizona Cardinals to a win in the NFC Championship?

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According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Carolina is favored at home, as the Panthers are getting odds of -3 points against the Cardinals. The over/under total has been set at 47.5 points. These two meet tonight at 6:40PM ET on FOX.

After a three-year stretch of going without a 1,000-yard season, Fitzgerald bounced back in a big way for the Cardinals (14-3, 9-8 ATS) this year. The 12-year NFL veteran had a career-high 109 receptions this season for 1,215 yards and 9 touchdowns. He added to the season in last week’s playoff win over the Packers by catching eight passes for 176 yards and also had the game-winning TD catch in OT.

The Cardinals are up against the Panthers (16-1, 12-5 ATS) in today’s NFC Championship and Fitzgerald faces a pass defense that is giving up 234.5 yards per game through the air. Oddsmakers expect another nice game from Fitzgerald today, as he has been given an over/under of 5.5 receptions with 72.5 receiving yards. The Panthers have given up 201 receptions to receivers during the 2015 season along with 2,479 yards. Fitzgerald has been a consistent part of the offense all season for Arizona, grabbing 6 receptions or more in 12 of 17 games. He also has 73 yards or more in 9 games. Fitzgerald hasn’t been targeted fewer than 5 times and he will certainly be a focal point for Carson Palmer, who has a lot of trust in his fellow veteran. Fitzgerald isn’t one to lose his cool either, so the trash talk of the Carolina defense and Josh Norman shouldn’t impact his performance.

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