The Arizona Cardinals got a win Sunday afternoon, defeating the winless San Francisco 49ers 20-10. The story was all about running back Adrian Peterson, who rushed for 159 yards on a career-high 37 carries at 32 years old.
However, receiver Larry Fitzgerald had a solid game as well.
He caught five passes for 70 yards and was the favorite target for quarterback Drew Stanton. He was targeted nine times. No one else was targeted more than three times.
With his 70 yards, he moved up the all-time list in receiving yards. He is now in sixth place all-time. He needed 52 yards in the game to pass Hall of Famer Tim Brown.
Fitz now has 14,953 career receiving yards. He is 174 yards away from fifth place.
After eight games, he is on pace to catch 100 passes for more than 1,100 yards. Already third-place all-time in receptions, With 340 more receiving yards, he will also be in third place all-time in that category as well.
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