Michael Floyd is headed home to play for the Minnesota Vikings. According to NFL Network and multiple reports, Floyd has signed a one-year deal with the Vikings.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 10, 2017
It's a one-year deal. Chance to play big for his hometown team and hit the market in 2018. https://t.co/MfBO4Ix3LO
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) May 10, 2017
The 27-year-old receiver grew up in St. Paul, Minn., so hes going to be playing fairly close to home next season much closer than Arizona and New England, which were his last two stops in the NFL.
He was given a second chance by the Patriots last year after he was arrested for an extreme DUI, but Floyd never took full advantage. He only caught four passes for 42 yards in two games with the Patriots, leading to his availability in free agency.
With the Cardinals, he showed flashes of being a good No. 2 receiver. In 2013, he caught 65 passes for 1,041 yards and five touchdowns, proving to be a solid deep threat in the passing game.
Floyd hasnt eclipsed 1,000 yards since and saw his production decrease dramatically in 2016 (37 catches, 488 yards).