Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd is expected to appear in an Arizona court after being flagged for failed alcohol tests that are part of his monitoring for house arrest in Minnesota.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Minnesota Vikings player Michael Floyd's Arizona court hearing (all times local):
An Arizona judge has ordered Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd to serve one day in jail for failing alcohol tests that he blames on a type of fermented tea.
Floyd and his lawyer did not attend the Scottsdale City Court hearing and had a teleconference with Judge Statia Hendrix.
New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley will miss the entire 2017 season after consultation with several doctors about the lineman's heart condition led the team to place him on the reserve/non-football illness list Monday.
Fairley missed all of New Orleans’ offseason workout program as he dealt with the issue, which is considered to be potentially career-threatening.
It's obviously something significant and serious that we've got to pay attention to, obviously both for Nick and for the club.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd is expected to appear in an Arizona court after being flagged for failed alcohol tests that are part of his monitoring for house arrest in Minnesota.
The Scottsdale City Court hearing Monday will give Floyd a chance to make his case regarding the failed breathalyzer tests and one he missed earlier this month.
Vikings officials say they encouraged Floyd to drink a fermented tea called kombucha he says was the reason he was flagged for drinking alcohol and violating terms of his house arrest.
The Kansas City Chiefs waited until last week to fire general manager John Dorsey, but they’re moving more quickly to line up candidates to replace him.
The additional candidates join Chiefs co-directors of player personnel Brett Veach and Mike Borgonzi among the candidates to replace Dorsey, who was fired Thursday in a stunning move that occurred on the same day the team announced a contract extension for coach Andy Reid.
Minnesota Vikings assistant GM George Paton and at least one other candidate were approached about interviewing but decided to pass.