This is will add pressure for them to reach a deal in the near future as Fitzgerald will be a hot commodity on the open market if he reaches that point. Cardinals G.M. Rod Graves has already said that re-signing Fitzgerald is the teams top priority so there’s a chance a deal gets done during the season.
Arizona addressed the teams roster during the short-lived offseason so they’ve increased their chances of retaining him but Fitzgerald holds all the cards in this situation.
We have Larry Fitzgerald listed as the No. 4 best available free agent in our Top 50 Free Agents list.