Shariff Floyd has knee operation

Updated: August 19, 2013, 10:09 PM ET
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd had a minor procedure done to ease some pain in his left knee, which he hurt in the team's first preseason game on Aug. 9 against Houston.

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said the first-round draft pick probably won't play in either of the two remaining exhibitions but "shouldn't miss any time" in the regular season.

"I don't think he'll practice until next week," Frazier told reporters on Monday, according ...

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