As a former first round pick, it was hoped receiver Michael Floyd could become a star receiver. He did go over over 1000 yards in 2013, but overall he has not been the player many feel he can be.
However, Elliott Harrison put together an All-underrated Team and Floyd holds one of the receiver positions, along with Houston receiver DeAndre Hopkins.
Like Hopkins, Floyd had myriad mediocre quarterbacks ... a mediocrity melee ... a morass of mediocrity ... throwing him passes last season in Arizona. After Carson Palmer was hurt, Floyd was left to work with Drew Stanton and Ryan Lindley -- and yet, Floyd succeeded. Larry Fitzgerald still gets the headlines in the desert, but Floyd is the Cardinals' WR1. Also, unlike many wideouts, he can block.
Perhaps this would be more accurate after the 2013 season, when he was a big play receiver and had over 1000 yards.
There is no denying his talent. He has size, hops, speed and ball skills. However, he has been so inconsistent. He has big games and invisible days.
Since the start of 2013, he has 10 games with at least 80 yards receiving. He also has 12 games with less than 40 yards, including five games with less than 20 yards, two of which he didn't catch a single ball.
Is he underrated? Is he overrated? Will he be more than the up and down player he has been, showing number one skills and number three consistency? Or will he look more like the guy in 2013 and build on it?