Fitzgerald is not enjoying the bounce-back year that many expected thanks in large part to the struggles of his quarterback, Carson Palmer. He's found the endzone just once in the last four games and now faces one of the tougher pass defenses in the league this week.
While a player of Fitzgerald's caliber could break out on any given day, the match-up this week against San Francisco, coupled with the struggles of Palmer, could just be too much to overcome. The 49ers give up an average of just 189 passing yards per game and actually rank first in the NFL in defending against opposing No. 1 wide receivers. He's got far too much talent to bench, but you're going to need to keep your expectations low for this one.
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