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Craig: Floyd has `minor procedure' on left knee

  • Blog Post by: Mark Craig
  • August 19, 2013 - 4:49 PM

Rookie first-round draft pick Sharrif Floyd is expected to miss the rest of the preseason because of a "minor procedure" on his left knee, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said after practice today.

"I don't think he'll practice until next week," Frazier said. "It's nothing major. He shouldn't miss any time, as far as our regular season is concerned. He won't play this week [at San Francisco] and probably not in the Tennessee game [next week]."

Frazier said the procedure wasn't arthroscopic surgery. He said it was just a minor procedure to ease the pain at the front of the knee. Floyd hurt the knee in the preseason opener on Aug. 8.

In other news, backup guard Tyler Holmes left the field on a cart for heat-related reasons. He was sitting up as he was driven to the locker room and walked into the building on his own. 

Also missing practice were: WR Jarius Wright (concussion), FB Jerome Felton (appendectomy) and LT Matt Kalil (knee). Kalil is expected to practice Wednesday. Wright is day to day. And Felton is out until the regular season.  

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