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Antoine Winfield

Antoine Winfield - #26 - CB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 180 lbs.
Birthday 06/24/1977
Birthplace Akron, OH
College Ohio State
Years played 15
Drafted 1999, 1st round, 23rd pick by Bills

Vikings-Packers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup in Sunday's Packers-Vikings game in Green Bay.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week Six

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
It's time to look at how the Vikings' team MVP candidates shape up.

Winfield: Cook can step up at corner for Vikings

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Antoine Winfield feels bad that his bookend, CB Cedric Griffin, is out for the season with a torn ACL. But Winfield isn't concerned about the Vikings covering receivers without him.

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings game.

Five questions with Vikings CB Antoine Winfield

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly caught up with Vikings CB Antoine Winfield by phone Thursday for his thoughts on the secondary, Randy Moss and facing the Cowboys.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week Six

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Vikings' MVP candidates through four games.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week Three

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the Vikings' MVP candidates through three games.

Vikings players of the week

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 2:16 a.m. ET
The Vikings' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week in their 24-10 win over the Lions in Week Three.

Vikings-Lions: Matchup of the day

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
Each day during the week we'll examine a key matchup leading up to Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.

Changes afoot in Vikings secondary?

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
Rookie SS Jamarca Sanford might be getting more looks in the Vikings' defense after impressing on special teams.

Vikings' Winfield struggling through foot injury

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Although he is fighting through a painful foot injury, CB Antoine Winfield hasn't made excuses for his poor play the past two weeks, including a tough Monday-night game against the Bears.


Posted April 12, 2013
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.
Posted March 12, 2013
The Vikings released Winfield on Tuesday.||||||| The decision to let Winfield go was startling, given how well he played at age 35 last year.
Posted Jan. 04, 2013
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.
Posted Jan. 03, 2013
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.
Posted Dec. 14, 2012
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.