A person with knowledge of the deal says Winfield is set to join the Seattle Seahawks on a one-year deal.|||||||
Winfield joins one of the most talented defensive backfields in the NFL, likely as an extra cornerback to play in the slot. He is joining a secondary that features two All-Pro's in cornerback Richard Sherman and safety Earl Thomas.
The Vikings released Winfield on Tuesday.|||||||
The decision to let Winfield go was startling, given how well he played at age 35 last year.
The Minnesota Vikings have listed Winfield as questionable for their playoff game on Saturday against Green Bay.|||||||
Winfield did not practice on Wednesday or Thursday and did so on a limited basis on Friday because of a broken right hand. He had to come out of the game on Sunday when it swelled up on him, but Winfield said he will definitely play in the rematch.
Winfield did not practice Thursday and plans to wear a bigger cast on his broken right hand in the playoff game against Green Bay this weekend.|||||||
Winfield wore a pad on his hand in the game on Sunday, but could not finish because it swelled up and was causing him too much pain. He sat out all three practices this week, but did some individual work on Thursday to test how the hand responded with a bigger soft cast.
Winfield is active for Sunday's game against St. Louis after being questionable with a knee injury.|||||||
The 35-year-old Winfield was limited in practice Friday. Coach Leslie Frazier had expected Winfield to be in the lineup but that he'd consider limiting the cornerback's playing time.