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Notebook: Floyd the replacement plan?

Sharrif Floyd didn't play the last two preseason games because of his own injury, so would the Vikings consider him to start in the first regular-season game of his career? See what he and Leslie Frazier had to say on the matter. Plus, who will be Jerome Felton's replacement?

Sharrif Floyd was drafted to eventually be Kevin Williams' replacement. "Eventually" could be this Sunday, if only temporarily. That was the scenario facing Floyd and the Vikings as they began preparations for the regular-season opener Sunday at the Detroit Lions. Williams, the Vikings' 2003 first-round draft choice, is still recovering from a hyperextended knee suffered nine days ago in the...

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