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Michael Floyd's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 11

Nov 17, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Alan Ball (23) deflects a pass to Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) in the second quarter of their game at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports
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Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistNovember 17, 2013

Owning Michael Floyd in fantasy football is like sitting on a see-saw—his production goes up, it comes back down, and it all happens in a surprisingly recognizable pattern.

In Weeks 4, 6, 8 and 11 (the Arizona Cardinals were on a bye in Week 9), Floyd registered at least eight fantasy points, making him a viable flex player. He also reached that mark in Week 1. He's only reached six fantasy points in one other game this season, however, making him a pretty inconsistent option.

He kept the trend going in a big way in Week 11, with a touchdown and over 193 receiving yards against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Of course, Jacksonville came into this game 22nd in the NFL against the pass, so it shouldn't be a huge surprise that Floyd torched them.

Floyd has several promising matchups upcoming against the Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles, but until he can prove some consistency from week-to-week, he isn't a guaranteed starter. Consider him a risky flex consideration each week, and nothing more.

 

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