If Larry Fitzgerald becomes available, should the Chargers pursue?


Larry Fitzgerald could be available in the offseason. He seems like a perfect fit for the San Diego Chargers. 

The San Diego Chargers have a number of areas of need this offseason. Wide receiver is not going to be at the top of the list, but it still is an area that the team could improve upon. The offensive line has to be at the top of the priority list. The receiving group could use some love as well. There were times when Philip had time and the receivers weren’t able to break loose.

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Philip Rivers is not getting any younger, so the team will need to get him as many playmakers as they can to get to the Super Bowl. The team needs to find impact players today.

After the team finds some help up front and in the backfield, the team could look to find some love at receiver. A player that could become available is Larry Fitzgerald.

He was just on an interview and it already sounded like he had a foot out the door. Here is what he had to say:

“I truly enjoyed my time playing for the Arizona Cardinals, really enjoyed my relationship with Bruce Arians and his coaching staff, truly been a pleasure to play in the NFL for as long as I have been able to but obviously there’s business that needs to be taken care of,” Fitzgerald told Paul Burmeister of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN. “Hopefully we can address it here in the near future.”

I can already hear the arguments about him being too old, but he still has talent. For the last few years, he has not had a quarterback to throw him the football. Who was throwing him the football in the playoffs? Ryan Lindley!

Larry turns 32 next season and likely has a few more productive seasons left under his belt. That would be perfect because Philip Rivers has a few more productive seasons left under his belt. Since Larry is climbing up there in age, he likely will not cost as much.

Just find Larry a good quarterback and he should be able to produce. He was near 1000 yards and had double digit touchdowns with Carson Palmer throwing him the ball in 2013. He is familiar with Frank Reich from their days in Arizona.

It seems like it would be a good match. Where does that put him on the field with the rest of this squad?

If Larry were on the roster, he would line up as the starter with Keenan Allen on offense. Malcom Floyd is still under contract and would be the 3rd receiver on the team. When Malcom comes into the game, Keenan can slide over to the slot. Imagine tryng to defend against those receivers.

Where is that going to put Eddie Royal?

That means Eddie is looking for a new team next season. He will be a free agent and will be available to sign with another roster.

We pick up Larry in the offseason and that means the team can focus their draft on an offensive line and some defensive pieces. A solid running back could be found in the draft as well.

Would you want Larry on the team?

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