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Report: Winfield hasn’t filed retirement papers

Posted by Mike Florio

AP

After veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield was cut by the Seahawks, he quickly announced a plan to retire.

That plan has not yet been formalized.

According to Sean Jensen of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Winfield’s agent said the player hasn’t filed retirement papers.

As we learned (over and […]

Vikings moving on without defensive tackle Christian Ballard

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Christian Ballard hasn’t been on a field with the team since the preseason opener against the Houston Texans on Aug. 9.

Placed on the active/left-squad list a week later, Ballard hasn’t been seen around the Vikings practice facilities since. Coach Leslie Frazier said […]

Reports: Vikings claim former Bears OT Webb off waivers

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings reportedly claimed former Chicago Bears tackle J’Marcus Webb, less than 24 hours after he was cut by the divisional rival.

Webb became famous for getting on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler’s bad side, publicly shoving the tackle after Webb missed an assignment leading to a Cutler sack in Week […]

Antoine Winfield retires, shuts door on comeback talk

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

Talk escalated quickly on Saturday afternoon when news leaked that former Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield was about to be cut by the Seattle Seahawks.

Instinctively, fans and media speculated a potential return for Winfield to the team he dedicated nine years to. But as quickly as the chatter came, it […]

Kevin Williams could see playing time cut nearly in half this season

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings Coach Leslie Frazier said after Monday morning’s walkthrough that veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams’ pay might not be the only thing cut back. His playing time is likely to see a hit as well.

“We’re going to have to see how the other guys come along,” Frazier said. “But if […]