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Twin Cities native Larry Ftizgerald Jr. returning for 2020 season

Twin Cities native Larry Fitzgerald Jr. plans on playing for the Cardinals in 2020, instead of retiring. Photo: KSTP Sports
Twin Cities native Larry Fitzgerald Jr. plans on playing for the Cardinals in 2020, instead of retiring.

Updated: January 15, 2020 01:19 PM

Cardinals star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is coming back to the team for the 2020 season. There was speculation the 36-year-old Fitzgerald might retire, but the team announced he has signed a one-year contract.

In 16 seasons with Arizona, Fitzgerald is the Cardinals' franchise leader in games played, reception, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, total touchdowns and 100-yard games.

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His 1,378 career receptions are the most by any player in NFL history with a single team. He ranks second all time behind Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. He didn't slow down much in his 16th season, leading the team with 75 catches.

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