Floyd's fifth-year contract option will be picked up by the Vikings, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports. Floyd missed three games last season due to injury, limiting him to just 34 tackles and 2.5 sacks. However, in coach Mike Zimmer's defense, Floyd plays a critical role at defensive tackle, and has shown enough when healthy to justify the Vikings extending his rookie contract into 2017 by exercising his option.
Floyd recorded three tackles, including one sack, in Sunday's playoff loss to Seattle. Floyd made his mark in Sunday's contest with one sack and one run stuff from his defensive tackle spot. His overall production on the season was a bit of a disappointment following a 2014 campaign in which he posted 4.5 sacks and five run stuffs, but it's important to note that he did miss three games this season due to knee and ankle injuries. When healthy, Floyd has shown himself to be a quality complimentary player on the interior to defensive end Everson Griffen, though his production may not be able to be fully measured by the box score alone.
Floyd (ankle) is listed as active Sunday in Oakland, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. Floyd missed three games following surgery to remove cartilage from his knee, but after building up his practice reps during the week, the defensive tackle will make his first appearance since Week 6.
Floyd (ankle) is listed as probable for Sunday's game in Oakland. After missing the past three games, Floyd was a limited practice participant Wednesday and Thursday, before finally logging a full session Friday. He may not see his usual snap count, but he figures to get the start.
Floyd (ankle) was limited in practice on Wednesday, 1500ESPN.com reports. Floyd has missed the last three games after undergoing knee surgery to remove cartilage. His status heading into Sunday's matchup with Raiders is still up in the air, but the official confirmation will likely arrive Friday, so fantasy owners should stay tuned until then.
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