Notre Dame’s Michael Floyd joins Arizona Cardinals at #13

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He’s passed up Golden Tate, Jeff Samardzjia and Tim Brown to claim all the major receiving records in Notre Dame history. And now Michael Floyd is a member of the Arizona Cardinals.

Floyd becomes the first WR taken by the Cardinals in the first round since the team selected Larry Fitzgerald with the third overall pick in 2004. He is the first Notre Dame player drafted by the Cardinals in the first round since the team selected QB George Izo with the second overall pick in 1960.

Taken 13th overall, Floyd becomes the highest draft pick out of Notre Dame since 1994, when the San Francisco 49ers drafted DT Bryant Young with the seventh overall selection.

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Saints vs. Cardinals to open NFL Preseason in Canton

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The Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints will kick off the preseason Sunday August 5, in the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. The game will be televised nationally on NFL Network with kickoff set for 8 p.m. ET. No lockout this year, meaning this game won’t be lost like last year- the first of it’s kind ever to be cancelled.

This summer’s game marks the fifth appearance by the Saints They last played in Canton in 2007, a 20-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and have an overall 1-3 record in the Hall of Fame Game series.

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