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Vets see the value in helping Floyd

Sharrif Floyd (Bruce Kluckhohn/USA TODAY)

Sharrif Floyd has been asked to learn new techniques and is tabbed as the eventual replacement for popular starter Kevin Williams. Still, veterans on the defensive line are welcoming and helping Floyd.

Kevin Williams is fully aware that Sharrif Floyd could be his replacement waiting in the wings. It's possible Fred Evans' rotation time on the defensive line could be affected by the addition Floyd. But the Vikings' veteran defensive linemen want the entire unit to get better and see the value in helping Floyd, the first of the Vikings' three first-round picks (No. 23 overall). "He's an athletic... Recommended Stories