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SI: Michael Floyd 'on verge of' breakout season

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Is that really the case after more than 1000 yards in 2013?

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It is the time of year just before the regular season begins that media outlets begin to project player and team performance. Such is the case for SI's Chris Burke, who put together his 2014 All-Breakout team, constructed of the players he believes will have big 2014 seasons.

Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd is on that list.

Floyd actually bested Larry Fitzgerald in receiving yards last season -- 1,041 to 954, with Fitzgerald seeing 22 more targets from quarterback Carson Palmer. Should Palmer's attention shift even further to Floyd as the 31-year-old Fitzgerald enters a contract season, Floyd will cruise past his 2014 numbers. Pro Bowl and All-Pro nods, plus the designation of being Arizona's No. 1 receiver, would not follow too far behind.

While I expect Floyd to have a big year, the interesting is that Floyd already has a 1000-yard season. After gaining that many yards one season, can you really be considered a breakout player?

What type of production do you think Floyd will have his year? Will this be the year he is clearly the best receiver on the team, or will he remain, at least for one season, in the shadow of Fitzgerald?