One of the most disappointing players for the Arizona Cardinals of the Bruce Arians era was Michael Floyd.
While Steve Keim and Arians did not bring Floyd into the fold, they inherited the former 13th overall pick and many felt working in Arians offense would help Floyd breakout.
It never happened for Floyd and the pressure of being the heir apparent, combined with the overall failure of the player and team in 2016 culminated in an ugly incident resulting in Floyd's third DUI, first in the NFL, and his eventual release from the team.
Floyd caught on in another great situation and fumbled away that chance as he was inactive for rookie Malcolm Mitchell as the Patriots marched forward to another Super Bowl win.
Now, Floyd, facing possible discipline from the NFL, has found another opportunity, with his hometown Minnesota Vikings.
For the #Vikings and new WR Michael Floyd, it's a 1-year-deal worth roughly $1.5 million with incentives up to $6M, source said.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 10, 2017
It is a low risk move for the Vikings, to see if they can pull the talent out of Floyd, for Floyd, it keeps him home, on a team with an established, young wide receiver in the fold in Stefon Diggs.
Here's hoping he finds his footing in Minnesota.