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Cedric Griffin

Cedric Griffin - #20 - CB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 11/11/1982
Birthplace Natchez, MS
College Texas
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 16th pick by Vikings

Key matchup: Redskins secondary vs. Ravens receivers

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
For Thursday's key matchup, we take a look at the Redskins' shorthanded secondary facing off against the Ravens' talented but inconsistent receivers.

Redskins DB Griffin suspended four games

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Redskins DB Cedric Griffin for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Redskins sign CB Griffin

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
CB Cedric Griffin signed with the Redskins on Friday, ESPN's Josina Anderson reported. The one-year deal is worth a maximum of $2.5 million.

Vikings release Hutchinson, Herrera, Griffin

Posted March 10, 2012 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced the release of OGs Steve Hutchinson and Anthony Herrera and CB Cedric Griffin on Saturday.

Bears-Vikings matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup as the Vikings and Bears get set to close their regular seasons off Sunday in Minnesota.

Vikings' secondary needs revision

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Vikings' cornerbacks might not look a lot different in 2012, but the safeties could see some new faces.

Five questions with PFW Vikings correspondent Tom Pelissero

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Here are five questions we posed about the Vikings to PFW correspondent Tom Pelissero, who is the senior editor of in Minneapolis.

Vikings stock report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three stocks going up and three going down following the Vikings 34-28 loss to the Lions Sunday.

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Can the Vikings secondary contain all-world WR Calvin Johnson?

Vikings' Frazier must take secondary action first

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Leslie Frazier was livid after his team's repeated blown coverages against the Broncos, and the Vikings' head coach must make some tough decisions.

Vikings-Broncos matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Broncos game.

Vikings-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Falcons game.

Vikings-Raiders matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Raiders game.

Vikings must assess potential lineup changes

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Expect some lineup changes when the Vikings return from bye.

Vikings-Packers prediction

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Christian West gives his prediction for Sunday's NFC North battle between the Packers and the Vikings.


Posted Dec. 04, 2012
The Washington Redskins have restored Griffin to the 53-man roster in time for the playoffs after his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.||||||| Coach Mike Shanahan said Friday that Griffin will be available for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. Griffin's suspension ended Monday, and the coaching staff gauged his fitness in practice during the week. He was a regular in nickel packages and had 33 tackles and a forced fumble before his suspension.
Posted Sept. 28, 2012
Griffin will sit out Sunday's game against Minnesota.||||||| Griffin is out with a hamstring injury.
Posted March 16, 2012
Free agent cornerback Cedric Griffin has agreed to terms with the Washington Redskins. He was expected to sign his contract Friday. The Redskins could be looking to move Griffin to safety, where the team is seeking to replace LaRon Landry and Oshiomogho Atogwe.||||||| Griffin was cut last week by Minnesota, where he played for six years. He came back after tearing the ACL in both knees in 2010 to play in all 16 games last year, but he wasn't able to regain his previous form, was benched late in the season and expressed dissatisfaction with his demotion. He had three years left on his contract when he was released by the Vikings and had been due $4.1 million in salary for 2012.
Posted Oct. 12, 2010
The Minnesota Vikings have lost Griffin for the rest of the season to another significant knee injury.||||||| Coach Brad Childress confirmed Tuesday that Griffin hurt his right knee against the New York Jets the night before and won't return in 2010. Griffin tore the ACL in his left knee last January in the NFC championship game and rejoined the Vikings in Week 3. In just his second game back, Griffin injured the other knee in the third quarter against the Jets. Childress stopped short of confirming he tore the ACL, but said "it's probably headed that way."
Posted Aug. 02, 2010
Griffin has returned to Minnesota's starting lineup, eight months after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.||||||| Griffin blew out his left knee in the NFC championship game against the Saints last January, an anterior cruciate ligament injury that typically requires about nine months of recovery. He missed the first two games.