Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald 'highly likely' to play against Falcons

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Larry Fitzgerald ‘highly likely’ to play Sunday
Friday November 28th, 2014

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald said that it is "highly likely" that he will play in Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, The Arizona Republic's Kent Somers reports

Fitzgerald sprained his left MCL in the Cardinals' 14-6 victory over the Detroit Lions in Week 11 and did not play in last week's loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

He was asked what the chances are that he will play on Sunday.

"I'm highly likely, but it's not my call, though," Fitzgerald said to The Arizona Republic.

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Fitzgerald, an eight-time Pro Bowler, said his knee was feeling better after not practicing for two weeks, but his status for the game against the Falcons has not been updated.

He said it was strange not playing in a game for the first time in almost seven seasons when he sat out against the Seahawks.

"I didn't know what the routine was," Fitzgerald said. "What I was supposed to do. It was just a really awkward feeling to be there but not being able to actually do anything to help your team. That was frustrating."

Fitzgerald has 46 catches for 658 yards and two touchdowns this season for the Cardinals, who entered Week 13 with a two-game lead over the Seahawks in the NFC West. Seattle won on Thursday night, closing the gap a little.

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