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Michael Floyd's stock continuing to rise

Michael Floyd's pro day last Tuesday was the latest in the receiver's pre-draft performances that could result in a top-10 selection this month.

Scouts Inc.'s Todd McShay thought as much when asked last week on the Scott Van Pelt Show, saying Floyd was the biggest riser at this point in the draft process.

"Ever since he ran that 4.47 at the combine, he's 6-3 and a half, 220 pounds, and he absolutely was productive this past season with a lot of quarterback issues that they had," McShay said. "Physical route runner, does a lot of the little things well, strong hands, and I think will become a very good No. 2 possession receiver. But we're starting to talk about him, we're starting to hear the potential of maybe in the top 10, maybe Buffalo at 10, certainly somewhere in that 10-20 range.

"For a guy who doesn't have the elite speed and explosiveness, and run after catch ability, and all the other things you think of when you talk about top-tier wide receivers, I'm surprised how high he's moved up. But it's him and Justin Blackmon I think are gonna be the [first] two off the board, probably in the first half of the first round."

Floyd said Sunday on Sirius NFL Radio that he will visit the Jets, Titans, Rams, Bengals, Cards, Dolphins, 49ers and Vikings. He had previously visited the Browns, Panthers and Eagles.

McShay lists Floyd as a Tier III prospectInsider, meaning he has good value for a team selecting between picks 10 and 20. Former Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith is a Tier V prospect, meaning he is a late-first or early second-rounder.