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Larry Fitzgerald shaves Kevin Love’s head to support breast cancer (Video)

Kevin Love shaved his head in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month this week and had Larry Fitzgerald do the buzzing. As you can see from the video above that SI Hot Clicks passed along, Love and Fitzgerald teamed up to show their support for patients who have had to endure chemotherapy. It would have been nice to see Fitzy lose the dreads, but we’ll have to settle for a bald Love.

In addition to turning himself into a cue ball, Love and Fitzgerald will be donating 25 cents to breast cancer charities for every retweet or Facebook like the video gets. If you’d like to participate, you can retweet it using this link or share the video above on your Facebook page or Twitter.

The bald look doesn’t work too badly for Kevin, but if he brought back the killer mustache he had in the Spring he could really complete the image.

Bill Belichick: Larry Fitzgerald might end up being the best receiver of all time

One of Bill Belichick’s favorite hobbies is praising his opponent during the week leading up to a game. Belichick never wants the Patriots to take the opposition too lightly, so he floods the enemy with compliments and fills the newspapers with flattering quotes about them. On Thursday, the subject of his praise was Larry Fitzgerald.

“He’s a great, great receiver, will go down as one of the all-time greats and might end up being the best ever — I don’t know,” Belichick said according to FOXSportsArizona.com. “He has size, quickness, ability to separate and gets open, exceptional hands. He’s good short, deep, with the ball in his hands after the catch; strong, very smart, sets up his routes well.”

From a talent standpoint, Fitzgerald is arguably the best receiver in the NFL and could be the greatest of all time. The issue in Arizona is the quarterback situation. It is one that has been fluid for the past several seasons, yet Fitzgerald still manages to catch 80-100 balls a season for well over 1,000 yards. Imagine what he could do with a consistent quarterback?

Kevin Kolb will get the start on Sunday in New England. He replaced the injured John Skelton last week against the Seahawks and led what turned out to be the game-winning drive. The Patriots have an improved defense, but the Titans proved you can still throw on them. If Kolb wants to lock down his position and prove that the Cardinals knew what they were doing in acquiring him, Sunday will be a good time to do that. Fitzgerald certainly makes his job that much easier.

Larry Fitzgerald: Take Calvin Johnson over me in fantasy because he has better QB

Larry Fitzgerald is widely recognized as one of the best receivers in the NFL, but the six-time Pro Bowler says he would take Calvin Johnson ahead of himself in fantasy football because the Lions have a better quarterback.

“Megatron and Matthew Stafford have a great connection up there in Detroit,” Fitzgerald said in response to a fan’s question. “They put together a phenomenal year — 5,000 yards by Stafford — so I would definitely take Megatron and Matthew Stafford. They got it going. We have some questions right now in Arizona. We’ve got to work training camp out to figure out who our starting quarterback is going to be. So as of today, I think that’s the say choice.”

Fitzgerald is allowing the possibility for Arizona’s quarterback situation to improve, but he’s not hiding his honesty. His reason makes complete sense, too.

Fitzgerald caught 35 touchdowns between 2007-2009 and averaged 98 receptions and 1,311 yards per season during that span with two-time MVP Kurt Warner as his quarterback. In the two years since Warner retired, Fitz has averaged 85 receptions, 1,274 yards and seven touchdowns per season. Those are still standout numbers, but not spectacular like his stats with Warner.

Calvin Johnson meanwhile is teaming with Matthew Stafford to form the best QB-WR duo in football. The matter is really out of Fitzgerald’s hands, and we can’t fault him for stating the obvious.

Here’s video of Fitz making the statement:

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Larry Fitzgerald Sr. Rips Early Doucet for Drops, Says He Should Have Worked Harder During the Lockout

For such a quiet and seemingly humble NFL superstar, Larry Fitzgerald sure does have some loudmouthed — or free-fingered — family members. With their various injuries to key players, 2011 has turned into an up-and-down year for the Cardinals. One player you could make a case for as someone who has stepped up is Early Doucet, who has more than doubled his output from last season with 682 yards receiving and five touchdowns. However, Larry Fitzgerald’s father, Larry Fitzgerald Sr., sees Doucet as one of the main issues with Arizona’s offense.

“Early Doucet bombed this year he drops to many passes not a dependable No.2,” Fitzgerald Sr. wrote on Twitter Monday. “Needs to work harder at his job. He dropped 5 TDs this year.”

When contacted by ESPN later in the day, Fitzgerald Sr. tried to clarify his comments by further blasting the fourth-year receiver.

“I just know that Larry invited him to come and work out with him this summer and some guys take initiative and do it, some guys don’t,” he explained. “But with the lockout, I thought he would have worked on it a little harder. That is me. People criticize me because they think I talk too much. That is just how I see it.

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Torrey Smith Consults Larry Fitzgerald About Long Hair Tackles

Having long hair and playing football is a risk. As I’m sure you saw, Ravens receiver Torrey Smith learned that the hard way last weekend. Naturally, when you go through a traumatic experience like that it can sometimes help to seek the advice of a veteran. That’s why Smith decided to consult another long-haired guy who has been in the league for quite some time, Larry Fitzgerald. Check out this Twitter exchange between Smith and Fitzgerald that Baltimore Sports Report shared with us:

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Denarius Moore, Larry Fitzgerald, Marshawn Lynch Were Your Unsung Heroes of Week 10

For the second straight week, LBS is fortunate enough to be sponsored by Chevy. Dropping by LBS and seeing the Chevy logo makes Del even prouder to step into his prized Silverado SS, so this week has been another week of even more enjoyment while cruising around. Another week of a Chevy sponsorship means another week of picking out the unsung heroes from this week’s NFL action. There were plenty of performances with the potential to be overlooked, so we picked out the ones that we thought were the best. Allow us to present Denarius Moore, Larry Fitzgerald, and Marshawn Lynch as our unsung heroes of Week 10.

Being that it was Week 10, the first Thursday night football game was played with the Raiders visiting the Chargers. In a game where nobody gave Oakland a shot to upset the explosive San Diego offense, Carson Palmer and company came up with some fireworks of their own. Palmer, who had thrown six interceptions in two games prior to Thursday, was able to establish fantastic chemistry with his receiving group early and often. He can thank Denarius Moore for most of that.

The rookie from Tennessee hauled in five catches for a whopping 123 yards and two of the Raiders’ three touchdowns. Moore looked impossible to cover at times, including when he burned the secondary for scores of 26 and 33 yards. Michael Bush was a more than admirable fill-in (242 total yards and a touchdown) for the injured Darren McFadden, but it was Moore who gave an already efficient running team the boost they needed in the passing game.

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Larry Fitzgerald Batting Practice Video: He Should Stick to Football

We hear so much about guys like Drew Brees killing it in celebrity softball games and others like Tim Tebow, Sidney Crosby, and Bryan Buluga mashing during batting practice that we tend to forget not all athletes have perfected every sport.  Going pro in one sport doesn’t necessarily mean you can hold your own in another, and Larry Fitzgerald recently became walking proof of that.  Have a look at the Larry Fitzgerald batting practice video, courtesy of SBNationArizona:

That is one ugly swing. Scratch baseball off the list of things Fitzy can do during an NFL lockout next season.  “I struck out about seven, eight times out there,” Fitzgerald told the Arizona Republic after the poor display. “It was embarrassing. This is definitely a gift I don’t possess.”