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Munnerlyn on Antoine Winfield comparison: ‘I stole some of his game’

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said he likened himself to former Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield long before local reporters started asking the question on Thursday.

The 5-foot-8-inch Munnerlyn has been battling the misconception that he’s too small to play cornerback his entire career, even though he racked up 74 tackles for the Carolina Panthers’ second-ranked defense last season.

“Everybody looks at me and say, ‘ah, man he can’t play, he’s too short to play corner, he can’t do this, he can’t do that,'” Munnerlyn said. “When…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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