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15 Michael Floyd WR

Arizona Cardinals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
100%67%
Key Stats
GPCatchesYdsAvgTDsFirst Downs
2613823.004

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Michael Floyd impacted by absence of starting QB
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer's absence from the lineup Sunday against the Giants arguably had the biggest impact on receiver Michael Floyd, who finished with just one catch for 19 yards after totaling five catches for 119 yards in the season opener. 

Floyd was targeted six times by backup quarterback Drew Stanton, which included the first play of the game that resulted in Floyd's only catch. Floyd was targeted three times in each half.

The Cardinals are back in action Week 3 against the 49ers, but coach Bruce Arians indicated after Sunday's game that Palmer might remain sidelined through the team's Week 4 bye.

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Michael Floyd looks like Cards' No. 1 receiver
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The passing of the torch from Larry Fitzgerald to Michael Floyd might already have happened. Monday night against San Diego, Floyd emerged as Carson Palmer's go-to guy, leading the Cardinals with seven targets.

Floyd streaked past the secondary for a 63-yard catch in the first quarter, the second-longest grab of his career. On the game-winning drive in the fourth quarter, Floyd converted 3rd-and-8 with a diving 16-yard reception. Floyd finished with five catches for a game-high 119 yards.

Floyd gets the Giants' burnable secondary in Week 2.

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Michael Floyd to benefit from Bruce Arians' approach
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Coach Bruce Arians loves to attack downfield. In Arians' first season running the Cardinals, quarterback Carson Palmer attempted 74 passes targeted 20 or more yards downfield, seventh-most in the NFL. Look for Palmer to finish in the Top 5 in that category this year.

That's where Michael Floyd comes in. The third-year pro averaged 16 yards per catch last season. That ranked fifth among wideouts with 60 or more catches.

In the dress rehearsal game against Cincinnati, Floyd twice got behind the defense only to see Palmer overthrow him. Arizona won't stop trying to hit Floyd deep.

After finishing as the No. 24 Fantasy wideout in 2013, Floyd is poised to take a leap. His Week 1 matchup against the Chargers isn't daunting, as the 6-2, 220-pounder will go up against the smallest secondary in the league.

Consider him a high-end WR2.

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Michael Floyd practiced on limited basis Wednesday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

As expected, Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd returned to practice Wednesday, though his participation was limited.

Floyd has been dealing with a groin injury. It remains to be seen if he plays Saturday against Cincinnati.

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Michael Floyd set to return Wednesday
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd hasn't played in a preseason game while nursing a groin injury. He also missed Monday's practice, but ESPN.com reports coach Bruce Arians expects Floyd to return for the next practice Wednesday.

That would give Floyd a good chance to play in the third preseason game Sunday against the Bengals.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.RecYdsLgTD
19/8/14SD5119630
29/14/14NYG119190
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
39/21/14SF4:05 pm
Bye: Week 4
510/5/14@ DEN4:05 pm
610/12/14WAS4:25 pm
710/19/14@ OAK4:25 pm
810/26/14PHI4:05 pm
911/2/14@ DAL1:00 pm
1011/9/14STL4:25 pm
1111/16/14DET4:25 pm
1211/23/14@ SEA4:05 pm
1311/30/14@ ATL4:05 pm
1412/7/14KC4:05 pm
1512/11/14@ STL8:25 pm
1612/21/14SEA8:30 pm
1712/28/14@ SF4:25 pm
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2012Arizona Cardinals1634556212.55326126
2013Arizona Cardinals161665104116.091517348
2014Arizona Cardinals22613823.0630214
TOTAL3421116174115.091725578
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2012Arizona Cardinals16300---0000
2013Arizona Cardinals161600---0000
2014Arizona Cardinals22122.02000
TOTAL3421122.02000
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2012Arizona Cardinals1611.000000.0000
2013Arizona Cardinals1611.000000.0000
2014Arizona Cardinals200.000000.0000
TOTAL3422.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2012Arizona Cardinals1611000000
2013Arizona Cardinals1600000000
2014Arizona Cardinals200000000
TOTAL3411000000
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/225
Birthdate:
11/27/1989
Age:
24
Hometown:
St. Paul, MN, USA
School:
Notre Dame
NFL Experience:
3
Awards:
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