Vikings' Sharrif Floyd has minor knee surgery

Minnesota Vikings first-round defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd underwent a minor surgical procedure on his left knee.

Drafted 23rd overall out of the University of Florida, Floyd had a magnetic resonance imaging exam and no structural damage was revealed.

Floyd is expected to miss the remainder of the preseason and return in time for the regular season opener, coach Leslie Frazier told reporters.

"I don't think he'll practice until next week," Frazier said. "It's nothing major. He shouldn't miss any time, as far as our regular season is concerned."

Meanwhile, the Vikings waived-injured cornerback Jacoby Lacey (arthroscopic knee surgery).

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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