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- Floyd has been impressive in training camp so far and may be playing his way into the team's plans for when he returns from a four-game suspension, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "[He's looked] pretty dang good," coach Mike Zimmer said.
- Floyd has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming campaign, ESPN's Field Yates reports.
- Vikings GM Rick Spielman said he expects Floyd to be with the team for the start of training camp.
- Floyd was sentenced Monday to one day in jail and ordered to serve the final five days of his house-arrest sentence for violating the original terms of his punishment, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
- Floyd allegedly tested positive for alcohol this week, violating terms of his house arrest, TMZ Sports reports.
- Floyd will be able to start practicing with the Vikings next week after having the remainder of his 96-day house arrest transferred from Arizona to Minnesota, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports.
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- Hodges remains behind Kyle Carter on the depth chart as the No. 4 tight end as his development has been slow in training camp, ESPN reports. He did not have a reception in Minnesota's first preseason game.
- The competition between Marshall Koehn and Forbath for Minnesota's kicking job remains close, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
- The competition between Koehn and Kai Forbath for Minnesota's kicking job remains close, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Koehn converted an extra point, but did not attempt a field goal in Minnesota's first preseason game.
- Murray hasn't yet participated in a full practice as he returns from ankle surgery and it's not clear if he'll play in Minnesota's second preseason game this week against Seattle, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
- Gedeon has been getting first-team reps at weak-side linebacker in practice, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
- Sankey (knee) cleared waivers and reverted to the Vikings' injured reserve, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.