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Larry Fitzgerald (Getty)

Posted Sep 27, 2011

All-Pro wideout Larry Fitzgerald is the Cardinals all-time leader in touchdown receptions, RB Alfonso Smith had a solid NFL debut, Arizona’s injuries problems at running back continue and much more inside.

--WR Larry Fitzgerald now leads the franchise in touchdown receptions with 67. He passed Roy Green last Sunday.

--RB Alfonso Smith made a solid NFL debut. Smith, who spent most of last year on the practice squad, rushed for 54 yards on 17 carries, and caught three passes for 21 yards. He played because starter Beanie Wells was out with a hamstring strain.

--RB Beanie Wells is hopeful he can play Sunday against the Giants after missing last week's game with a hamstring strain.

--RB LaRod Stephens-Howling missed his second consecutive game with a hand/wrist injury. Stephens-Howling practiced last week wearing a cast, but coaches held him out of the game.

-- ILB Paris Lenon left last Sunday's game for a possession or two after aggravating a groin injury. Lenon returned but the injury has bothered him for two games now.

--ILB Daryl Washington returned after missing a game because of a calf injury. Washington, however, didn't start and took fewer snaps.

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