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Larry Fitzgerald’s dad angered 49ers fans on Twitter

Oct 18, 2013, 2:07 PM PDT

The father of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald took to Twitter on Friday and accidentally flamed 49ers fans. Larry Fitzgerald Sr. (@fitzbeatsr), tweeted the following picture with Cardinals coach Bruce Arians accompanied by a bold statement.

The tweet received mixed responses from the fans.

The Cardinals lost to the Seattle Seahawks 34-22 on Thursday night, so the performance of Russell Wilson would be fresher in the mind of the Cardinals’ coach (if he did actually say this). For what it’s worth, the 49ers beat the Cardinals 32-20 last Sunday.

Wilson scored three touchdowns and threw for 235 yards against the Cardinals on Thursday. Kaepernick threw for 252 yards and two touchdowns against them on Sunday. Wilson’s performance was better, but not by a staggering amount.

The two young signal callers are often compared to each other. At this point, it’s hard to argue that one is much better than the other. Kaepernick helped lead the 49ers to the Super Bowl last season and just missed winning it. Wilson’s Seahawks lost to the Atlanta Falcons in the Division game.

Here are Wilson and Kaepernick’s 2013 stats:

(Wilson / Kaepernick)

Games: 7 / 6

Completion Percentage: 61.5 / 55.9

Touchdowns: 11 / 8

Passing Yards: 1,489 / 1,221

Interceptions: 4 / 5

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