Report: Cardinals, Larry Fitzgerald agree to restructured contract

Tuesday February 4th, 2014

Larry Fitzgerald Wesley Hitt/Getty Images Larry Fitzgerald has not had 1,000 yards receiving in a season since 2011.  (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald restructured his contract, possibly freeing up almost $10 million the team can use to go after free-agents.

Details of the new deal were not available, according to

Fitzgerald is scheduled to make $12.75 base salary next season, and was set to count more than $18 million against the salary cap.

He will still make his full salary as the money was converted from a base to a signing bouns. Fitzgerald’s cap number will now be $24.6 million for the 2015 season because of the restructuring.

Fitzgerald, 30, caught 82 passes for 954 yards and 1o touchdowns last season for the Cardinals.

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