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Nick Bosa Reveals What Larry Fitzgerald Told Him After Block

Nick Bosa celebrates a tackle during 49ers-Cardinals game.

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Nick Bosa #97 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after a tackle during the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium on November 17, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 36-26. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)

Lost in last weekend's victory for the San Francisco 49ers was Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald nearly knocking defensive end Nick Bosa out of cleats with an aggressive block. While the block from the future Hall of Famer was quite incredible, his reaction after it was even better.

Bosa is having a nice rookie season for the 49ers. In fact, the Ohio State product is on the verge of winning the Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Through 10 games, Bosa has 32 tackles, seven sacks and an interception.

Not many players this year have stopped the talented defensive end, but Fitzgerald did what he needed to do in order to prevent Bosa from getting after Kyler Murray.

Earlier this week, Bosa revealed that Fitzgerald actually apologized for the vicious block.

"Sorry, man, I’ve got to slow you down somehow," Fitzgerald told Bosa.

Here's a video of the block from Fitzgerald:

In reality this wasn't a cheap shot from Fitzgerald. He didn't hit Bosa in his knees nor make contact to his head. Fans won't get to watch Nick Bosa and Larry Fitzgerald battle again this season, but it's pretty cool to see the mutual respect between the rookie and veteran. Arizona is currently enjoying its bye week, whereas San Francisco is preparing for a Sunday night showdown against Green Bay. [

Bosa on Fitzgerald today: "He’s always saying something. It’s not like mean or vicious in any way. It’s kind of friendly but it’s to get in your head. After that (block), he ran up to me and said ‘Sorry, man, I’ve got to slow you down somehow.’ I was like ‘Well, sh*t, you did.’" https://t.co/uIumcQIkwo

— Nick Wagoner (@nwagoner) November 22, 2019

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