Floyd led the Cardinals with 1,041 yards on just 65 catches last season -- 17 fewer grabs than Larry Fitzgerald.
"The way Mike Floyd is playing," Palmer said, "just jumped out at me."
Floyd had 1,041 receiving yards last year, which led the team, and he had 65 catches. He knows this is an important season for him.
"This is my third year," Floyd said. "You just have to prepare differently."
Added Palmer: "I have very high expectations for Mike this year."
"[I]t's going to help the overall passing game a lot from a play-action standpoint and a drop-back standpoint," Goodwin said of Ginn's arrival per the Arizona Republic. "It's going to help Larry (Fitzgerald) and Michael (Floyd)."
The thinking is that Ginn will attract enough coverage to keep extra defenders from playing tight on Fitzgerald and Floyd. Without a third receiver boasting speed like Ginn, Fitzgerald had 954 yards and 10 touchdowns while Floyd posted 1,041 yards and five touchdowns.
Floyd had 65 catches for 1,041 yards and five touchdowns in 2013, but Arians thinks he can improve this season.
"Michael Floyd is still developing," Arians said in an interview with CBSSports.com at the NFL owners meeting. "He became a 1,000-yard receiver, but he can improve as much this year as he did last year. His consistency level. He learned how to play hurt, he played through injuries and he made big plays. But he lost a lot of big plays. I have a tape for him to watch when he gets back. A good one and a real bad one. We need to eliminate that real bad one."
|P2||8/16/14||@ MIN||8:30 pm|
|P4||8/28/14||@ SD||10:00 pm|
|2||9/14/14||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 4|
|5||10/5/14||@ DEN||4:05 pm|
|7||10/19/14||@ OAK||4:25 pm|
|9||11/2/14||@ DAL||1:00 pm|
|12||11/23/14||@ SEA||4:05 pm|
|13||11/30/14||@ ATL||4:05 pm|
|15||12/11/14||@ STL||8:25 pm|
|17||12/28/14||@ SF||4:25 pm|
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