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Life hasn't been good for the Arizona Cardinals on offense the past two seasons without a viable second threat at wide receiver.
Sure, the quarterback controversy and pitiful play on the offensive line hasn't helped, but the team has yet to find a compliment for Larry Fitzgerald since Anquan Boldin left after the 2009 season.
Steve Breaston, Early Doucet and Andre Roberts have had their moments of production, but none of them scared defensive coordinators when game-planning against them.
Cardinals fans are hoping that all ended with the selection of Michael Floyd.
Receivers sometimes don't have the easiest time adjusting to the NFL game, but Floyd will be different. Floyd played all four years at Notre Dame and was a key component in their offense, starting with his freshman year.
While other receivers might have to work on the nuances of receiving as they mature, Floyd should be ahead of the curve.
Floyd will have a a better statistical season than Justin Blackmon, who was drafted fifth overall, for two major reasons.
First, and most obviously, Fitzgerald is such a threat that defenses always key on him with their best cornerback and with their best help over the top. This will leave Floyd to work on an inferior cornerback with some open space downfield.
Unlike Blackmon, who will have Blaine Gabbert throwing to him, Floyd will have John Skelton and Kevin Kolb throwing to him
Head coach Ken Whiesenhunt was recently on Jim Rome's radio show and said that both quarterbacks are starting on equal ground, ready to fight for the starting job.
Last season, both quarterbacks combined for a shade under 4,000 yards and completed 297 passes, so there will be plenty of balls to go around.
Floyd is an experienced player, playing opposite one of the top receivers in the game in an offense where the passes should be flying. That all adds up to a very productive rookie campaign.