The father of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald ripped the team for the lack of targets his son saw in the Cardinals' 18-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Monday night, but the younger Fitzgerald said he does not agree with his father's stance.
Fitzgerald was only targeted four times and caught one pass for 22 yards in the game.
That prompted Larry Fitzgerald Sr. to fire off a series of posts on Twitter, in part saying "the world saw on Monday Night Football the politics and business of football. If its [sic] been decided that you are not getting the ball just win."
Fitzgerald called his father's comments "inflammatory" and said his only concern is the team's success.
Fitzgerald, 31, has 847 catches for 11,389 yards and 87 touchdowns in his 11 seasons, all with the Cardinals. He is in the third season of a seven-year, $113 million contract.
- Scooby Axson