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Blog post by Micky Shaked
Drafting a wide receiver in the first round is a risky proposition. Less than a third turn out productive seasons within their first two years. In a league with a goldfish’s memory span, pass catchers need to produce early and often lest they be forgotten.
Michael Floyd desperately wants his name to stick. With 396 yards over the last three games he’s hosting something of a coming out party in Phoenix. His last 20 catches have gone for first downs; needless to say Floyd is trying to throw the best bash in town.
Benefiting from Larry Fitzgerald’s presence both on and off the field, Floyd is quickly developing into a top target in the NFL. Like any player, he has Hall of Fame aspirations, but how high is his ceiling? Which receiver does he remind you of most?