Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/12/13
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 Winfield has agreed in principal to sign a free agent contract to play for the Seahawks in 2013. Here's the tweet. CB Antoine Winfield just told me he's agreed in principal to a 1-year deal with the Seattle #Seahawks.— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) April 12, 2013 CB Antoine Winfield to me on becoming a Seahawk: "I'm definitely excited about the opportunity to play.. twenth.com/cfth8u— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) April 12, 2013 The Minnesota Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks were both vying for his services but the chance at playing with a Super Bowl contending club has won out this time.
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