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A former first-round pick’s career is in jeopardy following a serious injury Twitter Screen Shot

Sharrif Floyd, a defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings, has suffered complications from knee surgery and now his career is in jeopardy, according to a report in USA Today.

Floyd, 24, had knee surgery in September on his meniscus, but the nerve that controls his quadriceps hasn?t healed, USAToday reported.

Floyd?s agent wouldn?t address the report, and Floyd has only vaguely referenced the situation:

Floyd has suffered from knee problems throughout his career. He had a minor procedure on his  knee during rookie camp in 2013 and missed four games due to knee issues in 2015. He?s had 9.5 sacks and 57 tackles during his young career.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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