Michael Floyd

Michael Floyd

Arizona Cardinals

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By Neil Dutton, Cardinals Correspondent, Sun, Aug 2nd 5:39am EDT

Michael Floyd is looking to improve on his down year of 2014, as per Jose Romero, noting that his "expectations are always high". Bruce Arians also notes that Floyd "needs to be a big time player in big games". (Source: Jose Romero, ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: Floyd was a highly hyped breakout candidate in 2014, but ultimately was something of a flop. It's hard to predict who of him, Larry Fitzgerald or John Brown will be THE WR to own from the Cardinals offense, but with Floyd's current 8th round ADP he could be a solid WR2.


By Brian Tesch, Cardinals Correspondent, Wed, Jun 10th 2:18pm EDT

Michael Floyd was held out of Cardinals mini-camp as a precaution yesterday with what is being called a "slight hamstring tweak". Head coach Bruce Arians stated "I'm not going to risk it," Arians said. "(Floyd) had too great of OTAs to risk it today." (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: This is most likely nothing, but it's a small damper that Floyd wont get to work with recovering QB Carson Palmer. During the weeks Palmer was healthy, Floyd was on pace for a 46-711-4 season line, which is borderline fantasy worthy. Floyd has played like a true WR1, but the stats just haven't been there. He's a high risk/reward option as FantasyPros 71st overall consensus ranked player, and 30th ranked WR in standard redraft formats.


By Brian Tesch, Cardinals Correspondent, Thu, May 7th 12:54pm EDT

When asked about the possibility of trading WR Michael Floyd, Cardinals GM Steve Keim stated "This is an easy answer," Keim said. "I wouldn't be doing my job if I didn't listen if somebody was to call about any of our players -- Michael Floyd or whoever is on our roster. I mean I'd give Ron Wolfley away for a lemon and a bologna and cheese sandwich. At the same time, I have not made one call or actively tried to push Michael Floyd, nor have I had a call on Michael Floyd." (Source: arizonasports.com)

Fantasy Impact: Floyd represents a value if he's going to stick with the Cardinals in 2015. The 4th year WR hasn't missed a single game in his career due to injury, and has the size, speed, and ball-skills to ascend to WR1 status in 2015. His 2014 line of 47-841-6 was largely due to QB injuries, and represents a low-end possibility of his range of 2015 outcomes. It's the equivalent of asking you to touch a hot stove again, but Floyd represents a tremendous value at his current FantasyPros consensus ranking (WR25). His draft stock should steadily climb through the off-season.


By Brian Tesch, Cardinals Correspondent, Tue, Apr 28th 12:47pm EDT

When asked about Michael Floyd, head coach Bruce Arians doled out some backhanded praise, stating “He still needs to hit a consistency level,” Arians said. “He’s a 1,000-yard player. He should have had 1,000 easily. But there were some balls we expect him to come down with and he didn’t come down with and that’s what is holding him down from being elite.” (Source: Fox Sports)

Fantasy Impact: The Cardinals have until May 3rd to determine whether they will pick up Floyd's fifth year option, which if I had to bet on it, they will pick up. Improved QB play should do wonders for Floyd's consistency woes, and if you can stomach the downside, he represents a tremendous value at his current valuation (FantasyPros #65 overall player, 22nd WR).


By Mike Wright, Cardinals Correspondent, Sun, Jan 4th 12:10am EST

Michael Floyd caught 1 pass for 9 yards in Saturday's playoff loss to Carolina.

Fantasy Impact: Floyd was stifled, just like the rest of the Cardinal offense, by Ryan Lindley. The future of Larry Fitzgerald in Arizona is completely up in the air. Management says they want Fitz back, but his current contract situation is simply not reasonable. It Fitz moves on, Floyd becomes the top gun in Arians' downfield offense.


By Mike Wright, Cardinals Correspondent, Sat, Dec 13th 11:42am EST

Michael Floyd caught 2 passes for 55 yards in Thursday's win over the Rams.

Fantasy Impact: Almost all of Floyd's production came on a 49-yard bomb. The play was pretty, but Floyd didn't manage much else in the game. With Ryan Lindley or Logan Thomas set to QB for the Cards against Seattle, Michael Floyd should be on the fantasy bench.


By Mike Wright, Cardinals Correspondent, Mon, Dec 8th 2:19pm EST

Michael Floyd caught 4 passes for 85 yards in Sunday's win over the Chiefs.

Fantasy Impact: Floyd's season has been rockier than the Aggro Crag (look it up kids). Stanton does like to take shots downfield, but his accuracy is not in the same category as William Tell. However, when Stanton manages to throw a decent deep ball, Floyd has shown he will come down with it, more often than not. Floyd cannot be started with any level of confidence next week against the Rams.


By Mike Wright, Cardinals Correspondent, Mon, Dec 1st 12:53pm EST

Michael Floyd caught 5 passes for 53 yards in Sunday's loss to Atlanta.

Fantasy Impact: This was a tremendous game compared to last week. However, that's because last week Floyd didn't have a catch. Drew Stanton has not shown himself to be a capable QB and the Arizona offense is wilting because of him. Floyd is a boom/bust WR3, with a high probability of bust.


By Raphael Rabe, Cardinals Correspondent, Sun, Nov 23rd 8:31pm EST

Michael Floyd had arguably his worst game of the 2014 season in Week 12 versus the Seattle Seahawks. He was held to zero catches on only 2 targets in the Cardinals tough loss.

Fantasy Impact: Desperate fantasy owners who were hoping to see more action for Michael Floyd, with WR1 Larry Fitzgerald sidelined for Week 12, were gravely disappointed. After putting up zero total yards and only drawing 2 targets, it's safe to say that last year's breakout performer cannot be relied on for anything better than a WR4 or desperation flex play until further notice.


By Brian Tesch, Cardinals Correspondent, Mon, Nov 17th 12:07pm EST

Michael Floyd caught 2 of his 5 targets from Drew Stanton for 54 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Fantasy Impact: While Floyd looked mighty impressive boxing out smaller DBs on his 2 TD grabs, 2 catch 2 TD weeks are going to be the exception, not the rule. With Larry Fitzgerald undergoing an MRI, Floyd may come into more targets, but has a brutal finishing schedule. The fact that he has the unreliable Drew Stanton throwing to him makes Floyd a WR3 for the rest of 2014, but his disappointing year hides the fact that Floyd is a supremely talented WR, he may come at a bargain price in 2015 drafts.


By Mike Wright, Cardinals Correspondent, Mon, Nov 10th 12:49pm EST

Michael Floyd caught only 1 pass for 11 yards in Sunday's win over the Rams.

Fantasy Impact: Floyd has become an afterthought in the AZ passing offense. After starting the year with a bang, Floyd has turned into a fantasy bust. Things could potentially turn around for Floyd moving forward. Carson Palmer is likely out with an ACL and Drew Stanton will replace him. The Stanton-Floyd connection was strong in Week 3, but Floyd just can't be counted on at this point.


By Raphael Rabe, Cardinals Correspondent, Wed, Oct 29th 4:30pm EDT

Michael Floyd was held to zero receptions on only four targets in Week 8 versus the Philadelphia Eagles. Both John Brown and Larry Fitzgerald surpassed the 100 yard mark and scored a touchdown. (Source: CBS)

Fantasy Impact: While Michael Floyd has underperformed due to being banged up and drawing tough coverage, Larry Fitzgerald seems to still be a clear cut #2 option in Arizona regardless of whether John Brown or Michael Floyd gets the highest percentage of targets every week. Continue to view Floyd a WR2 with upside until further notice.


By Tony Perugini, Cardinals Correspondent, Mon, Oct 20th 6:46pm EDT

Michael Floyd recorded 3 receptions for 47 yards receiving and caught a TD in Arizona's week 7 victory. (Source: ESPN )

Fantasy Impact: It's a little disappointing to see that Floyd only had 3 targets in this game. The saving grace is that he caught all 3 targets and even caught a beautiful 33 yard TD from Carson Palmer. This is the second week in a row that Floyd has caught a TD. As long ad Carson Palmer is under center, Floyd is a WR2/3 for the rest of the season.


By Riley Moore, Cardinals Correspondent, Sun, Oct 5th 8:33pm EDT

Michael Floyd caught only one pass for 7 yards in Arizona's Week 5 matchup against the Denver Broncos.

Fantasy Impact: After a hot start to the season, Floyd has cooled off. So far this season he has either been explosive, producing 100 yard games, or invisible, catching only one pass. Floyd's inconsistency is maddening, but he's still worth sticking with as a WR2 or WR3 in deep leagues due to his big play threat. His stock will dramatically increase if Carson Palmer (shoulder) returns to action in Week 6, but will drastically fall if both Palmer and Drew Stanton (concussion) are unable to play, leaving him to catch passes from rookie Logan Thomas.


By Tony Perugini, Cardinals Correspondent, Tue, Sep 23rd 1:18am EDT

Michael Floyd led the Arizona Cardinals in all receiving categories as he posted 5 receptions for 114 yards receiving on Sunday against San Francisco. (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: This weeks practices seemed to do wonders for the chemistry between Floyd and QB Drew Stanton. Floyd was targeted 9 times overall in the game Sunday. It's fairly obvious that Floyd is the Cardinals' best receiving threat and this performance bodes well for the near future if Drew Stanton is forced to start at QB for Arizona again.


By Tony Perugini, Cardinals Correspondent, Mon, Sep 15th 9:12pm EDT

Michael Floyd caught 1 pass for 19 yards for the Cardinals in their week 2 win over the Giants. (Source: Rotoworld)

Fantasy Impact: Michael Floyd, who was targeted 6 times, struggled to get on the same page as backup QB Drew Stanton. Without Carson Palmer in the lineup, Floyd may see some rough days ahead. The one piece of good news is that Stanton looked deep for Floyd on a few passes but Floyd couldn't bring them down. If Palmer isn't able to go again in week 3, hopefully the week of work for Stanton with the first-team offense will help the chemistry between the two.


By Tony Perugini, Cardinals Correspondent, Tue, Sep 9th 2:13am EDT

Michael Floyd posted 119 yards receiving off of five receptions in Arizona's week 1 win against San Diego. (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: There was a lot of hype surrounding Floyd this offseason and he did not disappoint in week 1. Floyd led the Cardinals in receiving yard (119), targets (7) and tied for the lead in receptions (5). Half way through the first quarter, Floyd broke free of his defender and connected with Carson Palmer for a 63 yard reception. Floyd has established himself as the #1 WR in this offense. Look for another solid game from Floyd in week 2 as the Cardinals travel to New York to play a Giants defense that was just shredded through the air for 346 yards by the Lions.


By Tony Perugini, Cardinals Correspondent, Sat, Aug 16th 11:57pm EDT

According to Josh Weinfuss of ESPN, Arizona Cardinals WR Michael Floyd sat out Saturday's preseason game against the Vikings with a groin injury. (Source: ESPN)

Fantasy Impact: Not much is known as of right now about this groin injury, but it doesn't seem to be serious. Floyd has put in a great offseason of work and the coaching staff in Arizona has stated they have big plans for him this season. I wouldn't worry too much about this injury as of right now. Target Floyd as a low-end WR2 with the idea of acquiring him as your WR3.


By Graham Barfield, Cardinals Correspondent, Wed, Aug 13th 4:12pm EDT

Sports On Earth writer Dan Pompei believes that Cards WR Michael Floyd is "in for a big year" and that "some people in camp believe he's their No. 1 WR." (Source: Dan Pompei on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: This is high praise for the 24-year-old Floyd who recorded more receiving yards (1,041) than Cardinals all-time great Larry Fitzgerald (954) in 2013. Michael Floyd is a good-bet to post solid high-end WR2 numbers this season in Bruce Arians' offense. Floyd also recorded 5 TD's last year and finished 2013 as the 25th best WR in PPR leagues. He is currently going in the middle of the 5th round in re-draft leagues.


By TD Monk, Cardinals Correspondent, Sat, Aug 9th 8:45pm EDT

The Cardinals are sitting WR Michael Floyd during the preseason opener against the Texans due to a groin injury. (Source: azcardinals.com)

Fantasy Impact: The injury appears to be minor and Floyd is expected to play in the next preseason game.


By TD Monk, Cardinals Correspondent, Wed, Jul 30th 12:03am EDT

Carson Palmer praised Michael Floyd's ability to use his size and speed to overpower CBs. In Tuesday practice, Floyd scored twice, once over 6'1" CB Patrick Peterson and another over 6'0" CB Justin Bethel. (Source: ESPN.com)

Fantasy Impact: Floyd plays bigger than his 6'2" 220 lbs and looks to improve upon his breakout 2013 season when he had over 1000 yds receiving. Floyd has WR1 upside in Bruce Arian's pass happy offense and is quickly losing his sleeper status. His current ADP sits at 64.0/WR21.

Hatty Waiver Wire Guru | Aug 4th
900 yards and 6 TDs for Floyd; if Palmer can stay healthy then there is a chance he goes over 1,000 yards on 8 TDs.
The NY Times | Aug 4th
Inconsistent deep threat will need ego mended after ending up trade bait this offseason.
WalterFootball | Aug 4th
Floyd will be one head of the three-headed receiving monster in Scottsdale. John Brown and Larry Fitzgerald make up the rest of the triumvirate and each week could reveal a new target leader.
Breaking Football | Aug 3rd
If he and Carson are healthy he could finally do what he was supposed to do last year.