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first_img Top Stories Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation The Arizona Cardinals are set to pick 13th in the NFLDraft, and if Notre Dame receiver Michael Floyd isavailable to them, they should rush the pick to thepodium.At least, that’s how ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski feels.“Michael Floyd without a doubt,” he told Arizona Sports620’s Burns and Gambo when asked who they should draft.“When you look at a Michael Floyd, I’ve got him as thebest receiver in this draft.” Comments   Share   center_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Jaworski rates Floyd higher than Oklahoma State’s JustinBlackmon, who most project to be the first receiver offthe board. At 6-foot-3, 220 pounds, Floyd has prototypical size forthe position. He ran a 4.47 40-yard dash at the NFLScouting Combine, and was productive throughout his fouryears in South Bend. “I think Michael Floyd is a tremendous football player,”Jaworski added, noting that he would be paired with LarryFitzgerald in Arizona. “You have a dynamic duo at the widereceiver spot that could be outstanding.“I’m a huge Michael Floyd guy.”Of course, it’s all moot if Floyd is taken prior to theCardinals’ selection. If he’s as good as many expertsthink he is, chances are he will be.But if not, the Cardinals could find themselves the numbertwo receiver they’ve lacked since trading Anquan Boldin.“As good as Larry’s playing, can you imagine anoutstanding complimentary receiver who’s going to get thesingle coverage,” Jaworski said. “Because people are stillgoing to roll their coverage to Larry.“You give him a guy that they’re going to have to at leastroll the coverage to once in a while and give Larry someone-on-ones, oh man, Larry will be salivating.”last_img

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