The Minnesota Vikings are off to an impressive start to the season. Very few thought the Vikings would be atop the NFC North Division standings after four weeks. The Vikings are led by Percy Harvin on offense, Chad Greenway on defense and Blair Walsh on special teams.
Antoine Winfield’s days in the NFL are winding down. He knows it. He feels it. And he’s not ready to give up on this season and these rebuilding Minnesota Vikings.
The Vikings test with San Francisco is just part of the challenge for Antoine Winfield.
The Minnesota Vikings went through practice this week relatively healthy. Only center John Sullivan and cornerback Antoine Winfield missed a full practice this week. The three players that were forced out of the opener due to injury got back on the practice field this week.
Antoine Winfield has returned to the Minnesota Vikings one day after the funeral for his slain brother.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield missed practice on Thursday to attend his brother’s funeral.
Preseason games can be difficult to analyze and often misleading, but no NFL team feels good about allowing 260 yards rushing in one night. That’s what happened to the Minnesota Vikings in San Francisco last Friday while losing to the 49ers, so there was no secret about what the defensive coaches harped on in their weekend review with the players.
Finding a balance in the NFL between preserving the health of team’s best players and maximizing their talent is always a trick.
Jared Allen is happy to help out the younger Minnesota Vikings, answering questions, giving advice or critiquing their performance.
There are just a handful of teams in the NFL with no hope of making the postseason. At 2-7, the Minnesota Vikings are one of them.
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier says cornerback Antoine Winfield will have surgery on his fractured clavicle Thursday and will miss the rest of the season.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is active and will start Monday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers.
The Minnesota Vikings will be without both starting cornerbacks Sunday against Carolina as Antoine Winfield is inactive with a neck injury and Chris Cook is suspended. Asher Allen and Cedric Griffin will start.