The San Francisco 49ers had made Larry Fitzgerald almost irrelevant on Sunday, until the final play that won the game for the Arizona Cardinals.
Carson Palmer threw 19 yards to Fitzgerald with 32 seconds left in overtime for the contest's only touchdown and the Cardinals escaped with an 18-15 victory that kept the 49ers winless under new coach Kyle Shanahan.
"He's the best I've ever seen," Palmer said of his star receiver, "and I've seen some really good ones."
The scoring had been limited to nine field goals on an ugly afternoon in the desert before Palmer directed a seven-play, 75-yard drive with 1:52 to play.
"We're in two-minute, it...