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Key matchup: Larry Fitzgerald vs. Asante Samuel

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Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:53 pm | Updated: 1:02 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

Fitzgerald is increasingly viewed as the game’s best receiver. What’s more, he’s been at his best in the biggest games of his career: the Cardinals’ playoff wins the past two weeks.

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Samuel is one of the game’s best pure cover corners. He’s also got the playmaking ability to catch an errant pass and the instincts to pick up big yards after an interception.

But who is going to come up with one of those jump balls? The 6-foot-3 Fitzgerald or the 5-foot-10 Samuel?

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