Michael Floyd RUMORS & NEWS

  • Vikings WR Michael Floyd suspended four games to start 2017 season

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Vikings now know how long they’ll be without Michael Floyd to start the season. Floyd has been suspended four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday. It’s a harsher punishment than the standard two-game suspension for a drunken driving conviction,..." July 14

  • Zimmer to Floyd: I'll cut you, if I find out you're lying

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd sold his kombucha tea defense to an Arizona judge and his skeptical head coach, Mike Zimmer. “Do I believe it? I don’t know how much tea he drank. I have no clue,” Zimmer told the Pioneer Press. “I don’t have any doubt why there’d be skepticism, but he told..." July 13

  • NFL Held Michael Floyd Hearing Last Week

    Pro Football Rumors "Although Michael Floyd escaped a failed alcohol test with only a single-day jail sentence, the new Vikings wide receiver isn’t likely to get off so easy in terms of NFL punishment. The league held a hearing on Floyd’s conduct last week, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, and he’ll face..." June 28

  • Michael Floyd sentenced to one day in jail after testing positive for alcohol

    CBS Sports "Michael Floyd is heading back to jail, but he won't be there long. On Monday, a judge sentenced Floyd to one day in jail after he tested positive for alcohol, according to ESPN's Josh Weinfuss, who added that Floyd will still be forced to serve the final five days of his house arrest. The..." June 27

  • Vikings Support WR Michael Floyd, Say They Encouraged Him To Kombucha Drink Tea

    NFL Trade Rumors "Vikings COO Kevin Warren recently wrote a letter to WR Michael Floyd’s attorney, Robert Feinberg, who added it to their defense motion urging Judge Statia Hendrix to cancel Floyd’s hearing and reinstate electronic monitoring for the remaining five days of his home arrest. Floyd failed three..." June 24

  • Vikings’ Michael Floyd expected to be suspended to open season

    Sportsnaut "A preliminary Minnesota Vikings roster projection by Matt Vensel of The Star Tribune doesn’t include an active Michael Floyd. The reason being is that Floyd could likely be facing an NFL suspension for a December 2016 drunk driving arrest. Per the report, if Floyd gets suspended he will not..." June 23

  • Report: Michael Floyd blamed positive alcohol test on Kombucha tea

    Pro Football Talk "TMZ supplied it, Michael Floyd denied it, and now Floyd’s representatives are leaking some other version of it. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, conveying without comment or scrutiny leaks from Floyd’s lawyers and/or agents, reports that Floyd’s “flagged” alcohol test occurred between 5:30 and 6:30..." June 16

  • Michael Floyd disputes report of failed alcohol tests

    Sportsnaut "New Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd appears to be in some hot water again. Arrested back in December on DUI charges, Floyd was immediately waived by the Arizona Cardinals. And while he did land with the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, Floyd had to serve almost a..." June 16

  • Michael Floyd Tests Positive for Alcohol ... During House Arrest

    TMZ "Bad news for Michael Floyd ... the Minnesota Vikings WR tested positive for alcohol during his house arrest this week, TMZ Sports has learned -- and it could mean jail time for the NFL star. A rep for the Scottsdale City Court confirms ... Floyd's alcohol monitoring system flagged 5 events..." June 16

  • Michael Floyd could be fit for Lions

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots gave Michael Floyd a chance last year after the wide receiver’s second arrest for driving while under the influence, but it doesn’t sound like he will be returning to the team. With the Patriots having acquired star receiver Brandin Cooks from the New Orleans Saints,..." March 24

  • After providing insurance, Michael Floyd could be squeezed out by Pats

    ESPN "Wide receiver Michael Floyd (No. 12) might be the receiver most affected by the team's acquisition of Brandin Cooks in a trade. With Julian Edelman, Cooks, Chris Hogan and Malcolm Mitchell atop the depth chart -- and the club holding on to Danny Amendola in a reflection that they hope to work..." March 24

  • NFL's Michael Floyd to Be Released from Jail ... But There's a Catch

    TMZ "NFL wide receiver Michael Floyd is hours away from getting out of the Arizona jail where he's been locked up for almost a month ... but he ain't exactly about to be a free man. TMZ Sports has learned Floyd is scheduled to be released on 3/11 -- but he'll almost immediately begin the next phase..." March 11

  • Michael Floyd has begun serving his 24 days in jail

    ESPN "Former New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd began a 24-day jail sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to one charge of second-offense extreme DUI (.15-.19), according to the Scottsdale, Arizona, prosecutor. Floyd's sentence included 120 days in jail -- of which he..." February 18

  • Michael Floyd pleads guilty in DUI case

    Arizona Sports "Former Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd has pleaded guilty in his Scottsdale DUI case from late last year, court records showed. Floyd agreed to plead guilty to one count of extreme DUI — the other six charges against him were dropped. Documents showed Floyd would serve 24 days..." February 17

  • Some people are mad that Michael Floyd now has a Super Bowl ring

    WEEI Boston "Michael Floyd’s saga has been well-documented. He was busted for drunk driving (again), released by Arizona, picked up by the Patriots and a couple of months later found himself as a world champion. Because of the unsavory launching pad for Floyd’s journey, some fans didn’t take kindly to his..." February 12

  • Patriots' Michael Floyd inactive for Super Bowl, "likely" for jail if guilty

    UPI "Two months after his DUI arrest, Michael Floyd is a member of the Super Bowl bound New England Patriots. Unfortunately, the wide receiver will be manning the sidelines. According to ESPN's Michael Reiss, Floyd will be inactive for Sunday night's matchup against the Atlanta Falcons "barring an..." February 05

  • Michael Floyd wants to re-sign with Patriots: 'I love it here'

    ESPN "Now that the final game of the season is just days away for the New England Patriots, and things have settled down from the hectic initial pace for wide receiver Michael Floyd, he has had a chance to consider what happens next. He wants back in for 2017. “I hope to be back in Foxborough,”..." February 03