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Vikings' big man doesn't stress over big fall

With about 18 hours to digest his draft-day fall, Sharrif Floyd was ready to get started on his career, accept pointers from others and acclimate to the NFL.

Rationalize as much as he might try, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd has no idea why he fell from what most figured would be a top-five pick to No. 23 and the Minnesota Vikings. Several theories were presented to him: Offensive linemen were the preferred position early in the draft. He gets that theory, even supports it to some degree, and said he saw that with some teams. "It's definitely just... Recommended Stories