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SHARRIF FLOYD RUMORS

Slimmed-down Floyd could loom large for Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. -- The comparisons are hard to escape for Sharrif Floyd. Floyd has been likened to the player he is replacing with the Minnesota Vikings, stepping into five-time All-Pro Kevin Williams' spot at defensive tackle. The questions have come for Floyd since Minnesota made him the 23rd overall pick in the 2013 draft, and no one can blame Floyd for downplaying his task...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Who Need to Make an Impact in 2014 #7 Sharrif Floyd

#7 | Sharrif Floyd Number 7 on the list goes to defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd. When Floyd slipped all the way to pick 23 in the 2013 NFL Draft, it was looked as an all-out gift for the Vikings and my howls could probably be heard for miles. But during his rookie year he played sparingly behind Kevin Williams and Letroy Guion, and even when he did see the field he was inconsistent...
Via DraftSeason
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd looks like a good fit in Zimmer's defensive scheme

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --€“ Mike Zimmer tried to withhold judgment on the holdover players when he became the new Minnesota Vikings coach in January, feeling he couldn't get a full understanding simply by watching film. In particular, watching film of defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd from a disjointed rookie season wouldn't provide much context anyway. Zimmer has said he'...
Via Fox Sports North
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' rookie Shariff Floyd undergoes minor knee surgery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Sharrif Floyd's lingering knee trouble sent him to the operating room and out of the rest of the preseason for the Minnesota Vikings. Floyd, taken in the first round in April's draft, had a "minor" procedure on his knee Monday, according to Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier. Frazier said he isn't likely to play again in the preseason but...
Via Fox Sports North
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Introducing DT Sharrif Floyd

“In the 2013 NFL Draft the Minnesota Vikings select Sharrif Floyd, defensive tackle, Florida.” -Rodger Goodell   (Photo by Doug Finger/SBnation) The Vikings made a splash in the first round of the NFL Draft this year. One pick the team believes they got away with was the pick to secure Sharrif Floyd as a Minnesota Viking. Floyd was a standout defensive tackle at Florida. He...
Via isportsweb.com
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharrif Floyd’s MRI reveals no damage

We reported over this past weekend that Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd will undergo an MRI on his knee. According to the Star Tribune,  after undergoing the MRI,  no damage was found in Floyd’s knee.  Defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd never thought his knee injury was serious and now he has the negative MRI results to prove it. “Everything is fine,” said Floyd, the...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharrif Floyd should be fine

    Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd suffered a knee injury during Friday night’s preseason game against the Texans. According to Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports,  it sounds like Floyd will be fine. Rolled back #Vikings game on DVR. Sounds like Sharrif Floyd is fine, but the tackle diving into his knee is the next play NFL should outlaw. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Floyd’s free fall leaves Vikings with a huge upside pick

More than two months after the 2013 NFL Draft, people still don’t seem to have a firm grasp on what caused defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd to drop to the Minnesota Vikings at the 23rd overall pick. The Shutdown Corner Podcast‘s Greg Cosell gives his input. “To me, you know that I felt [Floyd] was the best defensive tackle in the draft. I thought he was an incredibly explosive...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings first rounder Sharrif Floyd has been lining up with the first team

According to ESPN Minnesota Sharrif Floyd stayed after practice as usual, taking extra reps alongside fellow rookie Anthony McCloud and working on technique after the second practice of Minnesota Vikings minicamp. Floyd’s work ethic was seemingly rewarded on Wednesday, when he received reps inside with the first-team nickel defense alongside veteran Letroy Guion. “I don’t...
Via NFL Draft Zone
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft-or-Bust Off: Vikings Select DT Sharrif Floyd

The post-draft sex glow is all about us as we move into the doldrums of the NFL off-season, but there's still much to talk about with the Vikings 2013 NFL Draft picks. In Purple Jesus Diaries' NFL Draft-or-Bust Off, we review each pick in turn and provide some further amateur insight for you. Today, we begin with the Vikings first pick of the draft, defensive tackle Sharrif...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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