Larry Fitzgerald return to Arizona Cardinals? Fans still holding out hope for 2021 season

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic

Arizona Cardinals fans are used to waiting for Larry Fitzgerald to make a decision on returning to the team.

They just aren't used to waiting this long.

As the days continue to pass and perhaps the likelihood of Fitzgerald returning for an 18th season with the Cardinals continues to get smaller, many Arizona fans are not giving up hope on the wide receiver returning to play for their team in the 2021 season.

In a recent azcentral sports poll asking which team Fitzgerald would play for in the upcoming season, 55.4% of voters picked the Cardinals. 24.6% voted that Fitzgerald wouldn't play, while 14.7% selected that he would play for the Minnesota Vikings.

5.3% voted that Fitzgerald would play for someone else this season.

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Speculation increased when Larry Fitzgerald's dad sent out some vague tweets last week that some Cardinals fans felt hinted at a possible return to the Cardinals for Fitzgerald.

Others have speculated that the receiver could end his career playing for his hometown Vikings.

Earlier this month, BetOnline put the odds of Fitzgerald playing at 64%, a big change from the 83.3% chance it gave him to retire in April.

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Speculation on social media has been running rampant about Fitzgerald's future.

Here's some of our readers' takes on whether or not Fitzgerald will return to the Cardinals in 2021 in response to the recent speculation.

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Readers really responded to a couple azcentralsports Facebook posts about Fitzgerald's future.

Here are a few of their comments.

You can see them all on this post about the fans' reaction to Larry Fitzgerald Sr.'s tweets and on this post about Vikings speculation.

Dan Anderson: One more year, Larry!

Ryan Coburn: This will be Larry's last year... he's just gonna enjoy time away from football than he's gonna realize he loves playing and will return after preseason openers

Adriana Pedrego: Our Az Legend Larry we love you Mr. Fitzgerald 1 more year. Great feeling

Billings Vaughn: We want Larry back on the team the fans love him

Pam Murtrey: This is too frustrating he does this every year. Just not right for the fans

Michael Honnlee: He will be back, he's got one more year in him.

Lexis Delgado: That’s cold blooded as a cardinal fan you know I am gonna run with it and think about every possibility that he comes back lol

Michael Coppa: Larry will be back.

Dan Hughes: He earned to go to wherever he wants

Ross Kafer: Wouldn’t it be great if he just was allowed not to go to camp to give him a break and he shows up for game 1

Sherrie Snow: I need Larry Fitzgerald! One more year!

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