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The Patriots already locked up Aqib Talib, Kyle Arrington and Adrian Wilson this offseason, but it appears they had interest in adding another piece to their retooled secondary.
New England made “multiple calls” inquiring about Antoine Winfield before the Seahawks stole him away, according to Ian Rapoport or NFL.com. The three-time Pro Bowler signed a one-year, $3 million contract with $1 million guaranteed, according to Rapoport.
The other teams interested in Winfield were the Broncos, Vikings and Redskins. Winfield will join All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman and Pro Bowlers Brandon Browner, Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas in Seattle to form perhaps the best secondary in football.
At 36 years old, Winfield is one of the oldest players in the league, but he was still playing at a high level in 2012. He’ll likely play as a nickel corner with the Seahawks, manning the slot.
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, cornerback Antoine Winfield turned down more money from the Vikings to sign with the Seattle Seahawks.
Antoine Winfield’s deal with #Seahawks is for 1 year, $3M with $1M guaranteed. He turned down a similar, fully guaranteed deal with #Vikings
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 13, 2013
This is clearly an indication that Winfield is...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Emotional ties weren't enough for the Minnesota Vikings to keep cornerback Antoine Winfield from finding a new team and a chance at an elusive Super Bowl ring.
Winfield, who will turn 36 in June, has reached an agreement with the Seattle Seahawks on a one-year deal, according to multiple reports. Winfield, a 14-year veteran, was released by the Vikings on...
The courting of Antoine Winfield is over.
The cornerback has made his decision after choosing between the Seahawks and Vikings, and he has opted to join the Seattle franchise for the 2013 season after nine years in Minnesota.
“I’m definitely excited about the opportunity to play in Seattle,” Winfield told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. “They’re a great football team. Those guys...
Winfield solid veteran corner, that can be only seen as asset to any team. Has had some health issues recently, but this can only be seen a positive addition to the Seahawks.
“It was a very tough decision for me because of the relationships that I have in Minnesota,” Winfield told Anderson. “I’ve been there nine years. I’ve had some really great coaches, teammates and fans...
A person with knowledge of the deal says cornerback Antoine Winfield is set to join the Seattle Seahawks on a one-year deal.
ESPN.com first reported Winfield reaching an agreement with the Seahawks on Friday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been announced by the team.
Winfield joins one of the most talented defensive backfields in the...
Once he was cut in Minnesota for cap reasons, veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield made it a point to have his representatives reach out to the Seattle Seahawks to see if he could fit with one of the more talented defensive back units in the NFL.
Seattle was plenty interested in adding a former All-Pro to its already stacked secondary, another chapter in an offseason where the Seahawks...
Three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Antoine Winfield has agreed to a deal to play with the Seattle Seahawks for next season.Fantasy Spin:The combination of Winfield, Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner is going to make it extremely tough for fantasy receivers in 2013-14. Factor this into any receiver you draft from the NFC West.
Seahawks to sign nickel corner Antoine Winfield
A few days ago Ed Werder of ESPN said the Seahawks were close to landing Winfield.
Seahawks closing in on deal to have nickel CB Antoine Winfield join Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner in one of league's best secondaries— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) April 10, 2013
Now first reported by Josina Anderson of ESPN...