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Floyd ready for big step forward

Sharrif Floyd (Mitch Stringer/USA TODAY)

Sharrif Floyd is expected to be Kevin Williams' replacement. Brian Robison talked about the progress he saw in Floyd throughout his first season in the NFL.

Sharrif Floyd was the first of the Minnesota Vikings' three first-round picks last year, but he was the least-used among them. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes played in 58 percent of the Vikings' defensive snaps. Cordarrelle Patterson, the last of the three first-round Vikings, played in 42 percent of the Vikings' offensive snaps. Floyd, however, played in 39 percent of the defensive plays last year... Recommended Stories