2012 NFL Draft - Pick 13: Michael Floyd, WR, Arizona Cardinals

by Cory J. Bonini on April 26, 2012 @ 18:30:04 PDT

 


The Arizona Cardinals selected Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd with the 13th overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Michael Floyd, WR, Arizona Cardinals

Fantasy analysis: This is a great selection for Larry Fitzgerald owners, as Floyd's size and athletic ability will help free up Fitz for more one-on-one coverage. While that make take some time, Floyd's skill set could make him an immediate contributor.

Just as it will help Fitzgerald, it will do even more for Floyd himself. He will see an abundant amount of single coverage and can destroy defenses with mismatch ability. His size and red zone prowess will make him a threat from Week 1 on.

Fantasy football leaguers should view Floyd as a fourth receiver with upside in single-year leagues, and his long-term value is sky high. The quarterback situation in the desert is in flux, but John Skelton or Kevin Kolb will be improved by having such a dynamic talent to work with.

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About Cory J. Bonini

Cory is KFFL's General Manager. In late 2002, he joined the KFFL staff as a research analyst and has been involved in fantasy sports since 1996. A member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, as well as Fantasy Sports Writers Association, Bonini has been featured in print, on radio and on scores of websites. Bonini co-hosted Big Lead Sports on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio from 2011 to 2012.

Bonini was recognized with the 2010 Best Article in Print Award from the FSWA and was a finalist for the same award in 2011. In '11, he finished first overall in the FSWA NFL experts challenge that featured 60 of the industry's best competitors.

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