Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/15/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Jeremy Shockey #88 of the New Orleans Saints gets tackled by Chad Greenway #52 and Antoine Winfield #26 of the Minnesota Vikings after catching a pass for a first down during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield is credited with a speech that helped turn around the Minnesota Vikings, especially the defense, following the Week 2 loss at the Indianapolis Colts this season.Winfield pushed his teammates to be more physical and not fall into the same traps they did during last year's 3-13 campaign. Minnesota suffered its first loss since then on Sunday and again had defensive lapses against Washington Redskins' rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. Winfield isn't planning any speeches this time around."No, no speeches," Winfield said. "Right now we're 4-2, in a good spot; could be a little better. We're going to take it week to week."Griffin was 17 of 22 passing for 178 yards and a touchdown, and ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns in the Vikings' 38-26 loss. Minnesota's defense is trying to put the letdown behind it, knowing they won't face another speedy, dual-threat quarterback like Griffin the rest of the season."Yeah, I don't think ...
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