Larry Fitzgerald is 'absolutely' willing to restructure his contract

His remark only adds to the speculation that he could be headed to the New England Patriots.
Posted By Evan Bleier  |  Jan. 30, 2014 at 3:08 PM
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NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- During an interview with Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald said that he's "absolutely" willing to restructure his contract.

His remarks only add fuel to the fire after a report emerged about the New England Patriots asking about the availability of the All Pro wideout before the 2013 season.

"If that's what needs to be done, that's what needs to be done," Fitzgerald said during the interview.

Fitzgerald carries an $18 million cap figure for the 2014 season that includes a $12.75 million salary. The 31-year-old’s contract has four years left on it after 2014 and his cap number for 2015 is $21.5 million.

Although restructuring would certainly help the Cardinals, Fitzgerald would probably have to take a pay-cut to really give Arizona some flexibility to sign high-priced free agents.

Whether the talk of Fitzgerald heading to New England is legitimate or not remains to be seen, but it sounds as if the veteran receiver is looking forward to playing in Arizona next season... for now.

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