Sharrif Floyd Injury: Updates on Vikings DT’s Recovery from Knee Surgery

September 23, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd underwent a right knee arthroscopy Thursday and will miss extended action.
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Floyd Has Surgery to Repair Torn Meniscus Friday, Sept. 23 According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, the procedure was a meniscus trim. As a result, he should be out "roughly six weeks."   
The team announced the details of the operation Friday.
Floyd has steadily developed into a crucial piece of the Vikings defensive line since the team selected him in the first round of the 2013 draft. He's a versatile tackle, capable of both stuffing the run or getting after the quarterback, allowing him to play in any situation.
Although he's only missed a handful of games so far in his career, he's battled through numerous minor ailments in order to stay on the field. He did some miss time last season due to a combination of knee and ankle problems, though.
With Floyd sidelined, Tom Johnson is likely to get t...

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