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Vikings CB Antoine Winfield has put together quite the season, despite the fact that he’s currently 35-years-old. While his 2012 success has really helped a young Vikings team, it will also create a bit of an issue in regards to the team’s salary cap during the offseason.
Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press writes that Winfield’s contract included a playing-time clause that will increase his 2013 salary from a reasonable $3 million to $7.2 million next season.
According to Murphy, it’s unlikely that Minnesota will release Winfield in the coming months, but there’s a distinct chance that he could be asked to renegotiate his contract.
“That’s really interesting. I really don’t know at the moment,” said Winfield in regards to possibly making a sacrifice to stay with the team. “I’m sure we’ll be talking during the offseason. I understand it’s a business. But I will be playing football next year. Where? I don’t know yet.“
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings went back to work Wednesday, preparing for Sunday's win-and-in playoff scenario against the Green Bay Packers in the regular-season finale, but were without running back Adrian Peterson, defensive end Jared Allen and cornerback Antoine Winfield.
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According to Judd Zulgad of 1500ESPN.com, Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier will certainly get a contract extension during the offseason, since his contract only runs through 2013.
Zulgad believes Frazier may want hold off on signing an extension until the season is over and this makes sense, expecially of the Vikings make a playoff run.
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