Vikes to host WR Micheal Floyd next week

Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Michael Floyd will visit the Vikings next week. Floyd, a former Cretin-Derham Hall star, might not be the No. 3 pick overall in the NFL draft -- but if the Vikings trade down he could be on Minnesota's radar.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Michael Floyd will visit the Vikings next week. Floyd, a former Cretin-Derham Hall star, might not be the No. 3 pick overall in the NFL draft -- but if the Vikings trade down he could be on Minnesota's radar.

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Alabama defensive back Dre Kirkpatrick and Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd will visit the Vikings next week, according to the Pioneer Press. Meanwhile, NFL.com's Gil Brandt reports the Vikings have recently worked out Memphis defensive tackle, Dontari Poe.

Michael Floyd signs with Cardinals

Former Cretin-Derham Hall standout Michael Floyd signed with the Arizona Cardinals on Monday. The wide receiver was drafted in the first round out of Notre Dame. Floyd's deal is for four years with an option for a fifth season.

Michael Floyd's dazzling Pro Day could land him in the top 10 of the draft

Former Cretin-Derham Hall standout Michael Floyd dazzled at his Pro Day in front of NFL scouts on Tuesday. NFL Network's Mike Mayock says Floyd was impressive enough to be a top 10 pick in the draft. Floyd is Notre Dame's all-time leading receiver.

Floyd among six Minnesotans that could be picked in the NFL Draft

Notre wide receiver and former Cretin-Derham Hall star Michael Floyd might go in the top ten the NFL Draft. But he's not the only Minnesotan that's draft eligible. Check out the list of five other locals that could here their named called in two weeks.

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St. Paul native and former Cretin-Derham Hall standout wide receiver Michael Floyd was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals with the No. 13 pick in the first round. Floyd, who caught 100 passes at Notre Dame last season, joins former Academy of Holy Angels star Larry Fitzgerald Jr. in the Cardinals receiving corp.

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Former Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson left Minnesota on Sunday without signing a deal with the Vikings. The Pioneer Press reports the Vikings are interested in Simpson, but want to learn more about a possible suspension he could receive from an off the field felony drug charge. Simpson had 50 catches for 725 yards and four touchdowns last season.

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Wide receivers were among the players running through drills at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis on Sunday. 16 receivers sped through the 40-yard dash at 4.45 seconds or fewer. Minnesota native and Notre Dame star Michael Floyd ran his 40-yard dash in an impressive, 4.47 seconds.

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