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Vikings rookie Floyd learning on the fly

Sharrif Floyd (Kevin Hoffman/USA TODAY)

Sharrif Floyd played plenty of snaps Sunday in Detroit, but they can be considered a bit of a learning experience in an uneven performance.

First-round draft pick Sharrif Floyd had plenty of opportunities in his NFL debut, but it wasn't all smooth for the Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle. The No. 23 overall pick got about equal playing time with the other defensive tackles Sunday against the Detroit Lions. Floyd and nose tackle Fred Evans played in 42 of the 80 defensive snaps. Letroy Guion played in 49 snaps and Everson Griffen in... Recommended Stories