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New Vikings CB Munnerlyn draws comparisons to Winfield

Could the Minnesota Vikings be trying to turn around their defense by going with what's worked in the past? Minnesota made big moves this week to strengthen a defense that allowed the most points in the league last season and second-most yards by signing big nose tackle Linval Joseph and adding diminutive cornerback Captain Munnerlyn a day later. Joseph, in meeting the media...
Via Fox Sports North
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Antione Winfield has decided to remain retired

Just a few weeks ago it looked like Antoine Winfield was going to play for the Seahawks.  Now it doesn’t look that way. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  Winfield has decided to stay retired. Winfield has decided to stay retired. RT @Seahawksfan605: What are the Seahawks going do now? Antoine Winfield? — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) December 19, 2013 Need NFL Tickets...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Antoine Winfield has decided to stay retired rather than join Seattle

A few weeks ago, Antoine Winfield had made several trips to both Minnesota and Seattle for work outs. Winfield has since decided he’s not returning to the NFL. After an awesome career the Ohio State grad is retiring. @AnthonyDiMoro: Antoine Winfield, who has been linked to #Seahawks recently, has decided to stay retired #sportsrants
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Antoine Winfield could reportedly be headed to Seattle on Tuesday

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported that there’s a chance free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield will fly to Seattle on Tuesday. In #Seahawks secondary: Brass will meet tomorrow to make a decision. Don’t be shocked to see Antoine Winfield on a plane to Seattle tomorrow — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 3, 2013 It sounds like Winfield may have finally made a decision...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks still talking to Antoine Winfield

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the Seahawks are still talking to Antoine Winfield to see if he wants to come back and play for them. #Seahawks are still talking with Antoine Winfield, & sounds like he's willing to un-retire to join them at some point. May not be immediate — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 26, 2013 Even though Seattle signed Perrish Cox...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign veteran corner Perrish Cox

Today the Seahawks signed Perrish Cox the former Denver Broncos cornerback. I would not be surprised if the team signed Antoine Winfield as well. The team officially announced the suspension of Walter Thurmond today. @JasonLaCanfora: Seahawks announce signing of CB Perrish Cox. Could still be more CBs moves to come
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks done with Brandon Browner, will sign Antoine Winfield

    Now that Brandon Browner is possibly facing an eight game suspension for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy,  they’re ready to move on from him, according to Mike Silver of the NFL Network. This suspension should end Browner’s Seahawks career, according to Silver’s sources. His contract expires at the end of the season...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Seahawks bring in Nnamdi Asomugha or Antoine Winfield?

Today the Seattle Seahawks took a huge blow when Walter Thurmond was suspended for violating the leagues substance abuse policy. Well the team will he in need of a corner back that has experience, so I would expect them to bring in a veteran. Two guys that immediately ring a bell are Nnamdi Asomugha and […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks have reached out to Antoine Winfield

    Now that Walter Thurmond has been suspended for four games after violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy and Brandon Browner is out for 4-6 weeks with an injury,  the Seahawks all of a sudden need some help in their secondary. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  the Seahawks have contacted free agent cornerback  Antoine Winfield...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Antoine Winfield An Option For The Seahawks With Browner & Thurmond Out?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports mentions that he would be surprised to see the Seahawks re-sign veteran CB Antoine Winfield now that they will be without two of their starting quarterbacks. Seattle lost Brandon Browner to could be done for the rest of the regular season due to a groin injury. He was initially given a timetable of 4-6 weeks, so there is a shot he returns before...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings, several playoff caliber teams interested in Antoine Winfield

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, several playoff caliber teams as well as the Minnesota Vikings are interested in free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield. Winfield ended up retiring after he was released by the Seahawks this summer.  But now it sounds like he could play this season. The veteran would like a chance to get a ring — which led to him signing with Seattle...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

'Retired' CB Winfield draws interest from several NFL contenders

Several contending teams are in regular contact with free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield according to league sources. With the midpoint of the season approaching a decision is expected sooner rather than later. Winfield coming off a strong season with the Vikings resumed working out a few weeks ago after originally planning to retire. He was released by Seattle -- which has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Antoine Winfield thinking about making a comeback

Former NFL cornerback Antoine Winfield decided to retire after the preseason when he found out he wasn’t going to make the Seahawks final roster. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN,  Winfield is working out and may want to stage a comeback. Sources: CB Antoine Winfield is working out in Houston, Texas. Winfield is considering a return to football for the right situation. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Veteran CB Antoine Winfield Is Considering A Return To The NFL

Josina Anderson reports that veteran and former Vikings CB Antoine Winfield is working out in Houston and is considering a return to the NFL in the “right situation.“ Last we heard, Winfield had yet to file his retirement papers, so the door has been open for him to play again. Winfield, 36, was released by Minnesota months ago, but landed with the Seattle Seahawks only...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Veteran CB Antoine Winfield Hasn’t Filed Retirement Papers

Sean Jenson of the Pioneer Press reports that former Vikings CB Antoine Winfield hasn’t filed his retirement papers with the league. “Any time a player of his stature makes that choice, you want to give them some time to make sure they’re at peace with that decision,” said Winfield’s agent Ashanti Webb. “I mean, there’s no rush.” Winfield, 36, was released by Minnesota...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Should the Seattle Seahawks have kept Antoine Winfield?

Will Hawks Miss #21? When teams do their final cuts to make it to a 53-man roster, there’s bound to be some surprises. Be it for the salary cap, developmental reasons or ones I can’t even begin to comprehend, these final cuts are always riddled with shocking and sometimes puzzling releases. The Seattle Seahawks final cuts were no exception. In what wound up being a particularly...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

Frazier wishes Winfield best in retirement; would welcome him back

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier has always been able to count on one player in his secondary since he became the Minnesota Vikings' defensive coordinator in 2007.Antoine Winfield was the one constant in a seemingly never-ending saga of injuries and absences at the position. Now that Winfield, who signed with the Seattle Seahawks in the offseason after being released by...
Via Fox Sports North
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Frazier 'would welcome' chance to coach Winfield

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he would welcome the chance to work with cornerback Antoine Winfield again. Winfield retired last weekend after he was cut by the Seattle Seahawks. Winfield spent nine seasons in Minnesota before he was abruptly cut this offseason in a cost-saving move. The Vikings tried to bring him back at a reduced salary, but Winfield signed with the...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Antoine Winfield Retires From NFL

Time flies when you are in the NFL. Antoine Winfield was a very good CB for the Bills and Vikings for many years. It is hard to believe he is 36 years old, but after being cut by the Seahawks he has decided to hang them up. Facing the prospect of being out of work for the second time in six months, veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield informed the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday he intends...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks release Pro-Bowl CB Antoine Winfield

The Seattle Seahawks will release veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield in their wave of final cuts, according to CBSSports.com's Jason La Confora. Winfield was acquired by the Seahawks this offseason via free agency to serve as their nickel corner for a very deep defense. However, Winfield was unable to get a handle on the No. 3 job so instead, the 36 year-old former Viking will...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Cuts Coming In, Winfield Returning?

The Vikings will be making their cuts today as they reduce the roster from 75 to 53 players. Viking Update will be adding to the list of cuts as they become available. The team may also be considering reuniting with former Viking Antoine Winfield, who was also a cap casualty Saturday.
Via min.scout.com
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks may attempt to trade Antoine Winfield before they cut him

We reported earlier that the Seahawks will likely cut cornerback Antoine Winfield. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Seattle may try and trade Winfield before they dump him. Always the chance Seattle could deal Winfield first – WSH and MIN had legit interest this offseason – but can be difficult this time of year — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 31,...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks may release Antoine Winfield

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  the Seahawks might release veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield. Hearing that the Seahawks, so deep in the secondary, will be releasing CB Antoine Winfield. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 31, 2013 Let’s face it, Winfield is at the end of this career and Seattle is loaded with talent.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks releasing Antoine Winfield

There are several teams desperate at cornerback right now, one is Buffalo, but the Seahawks are expected to release the long time veteran today. @JasonLaCanfora: Hearing that the Seahawks, so deep in the secondary, will be releasing CB Antoine Winfield. LaConfora came back with a tweet a little later saying that Winfield could be traded […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks releasing DB Antoine Winfield

The Seattle Seahawks have cut defensive back Antoine Winfield. Winfield, 36, had been listed as the third cornerback for the Seahawks behind Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner. Hearing that the Seahawks, so deep in the secondary, will be releasing CB Antoine Winfield. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 31, 2013 The Seahawks had given Winfield a guaranteed $1 million in...
Via Tireball.com
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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