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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.“ The Vikings could use some additional help at cornerback n
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