Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald just caught his 100th career touchdown on Sunday night and became the 10th player to ever reach 100 career receiving touchdowns in NFL history. The future Hall of Famer reached the milestone while playing against the New England Patriots. Fitzgerald recorded two touchdowns in the game. Fitzgerald’s 100th TD will likely put him on a spot as one of the greatest receivers of all time.
According to Sporting News, Fitzgerald’s 100th TD tied him up at the eighth all-time spot with Steve Largent and Tim Brown. Fitzgerald’s next target will be 104 TDs.
In an article posted by SB Nation, Fitzgerald’s 100th TD catch came in the fourth quarter as the Cardinals were trying to take a lead against the Patriots. The one-yard catch from Fitzgerald gave the Cardinals a one-point lead.
The Patriots, however, went on to win the game despite Fitzgerald’s efforts and Catanzaro’s kick that sailed wide.
Aside from his career milestone, the wide receiver is also on the verge of retirement. In another article posted by SB Nation, Fitzgerald is reportedly set to call it quits. The Hall of Famer is expected to retire at the end of the season with the Cardinals where he inked a one-year contract extension just last month.
The 33-year-old Fitzgerald was drafted by the Cardinals in 2004 with the no. 3 overall pick after his memorable stint with the University of Pittsburgh, most notably his sophomore season. The wide receiver has not played for any team since.
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