Friday, 17 August, 2018

Following DUI sentence transfer, Michael Floyd can now attend Vikings mini-camp

Rita Gibson | 19 May, 2017, 15:46

When the Minnesota Vikings open up organized team activities, they will have recently-signed free agent receiver Michael Floyd on the field. Especially since he still has to complete a house arrest sentence he was given following a DUI back in December.

Floyd, who was sentenced to 24 days in jail and 96 days of house arrest following a DUI incident on February 17, has reportedly had his home confinement transferred to Minnesota, allowing him to practice with the team. Under his previous arrangement in Arizona, Floyd would have missed the mandatory minicamp too.

Floyd has clearly been an underachiever since being drafted 13th overall by the Cardinals in 2012.

Jays' Ceciliani headed to DL due to shoulder injury
Camargo wound up in the game, replacing the injured Freeman and remaining at third base, while Peterson shifted over to first. He has six homers, 12 RBIs, an.854 OPS (on-base plus slugging) and has made several highlight-reel catches in centre field.

The news was first reported by KSTP-TV.

Should Floyd make the Vikings' final 53-man roster, he may have to wait to make his debut since he's still subject to a possible suspension following a guilty plea in his DUI case.

Wolfson went on to elaborate that the Vikings receiver is able to leave the state of Arizona after getting the rest of his punishment transferred to the state of Minnesota. Floyd is still facing a suspension from the National Football League under their substance-abuse policy.

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