GLENDALE, AZ - Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was recognized this week for his stellar performance in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles, earning the title of "National Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week."
The Cardinals took the field by storm, gaining yet another season victory against the Eagles in a 21-6 game.
Fitzgerald made a touchdown and had nine catches for 114 yards in Sunday's game. He also earned his 700th career reception and, at just over 29 years old, became the youngest person to do so during the game, according to a team news release.
The previous record-holder was a 30-year-old tight end from Dallas, Jason Witten.
According to the Cardinals, this is the second consecutive year that Fitzgerald was named "NFC Offensive Player of the Week" after playing in a winning game against the Eagles.
In 2011, the Cardinals won 21-17 against the Eagles.
Fitzgerald is the only wide receiver in team history to earn the title twice.
Additionally, Fitzgerald added to his success against the Eagles now having a touchdown in all five games he has played against them. He also has over 100 yards receiving in three consecutive games against the Eagles.
In other Cardinals news, defensive end Calais Campbell earned defensive honors after playing against the New England Patriots. Patrick Peterson and Fitzgerald were honored last year, according to the Cardinals.
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