Posts Tagged ‘Antoine Winfield’

Injury roundup: Foster re-aggravates hamstring

Here’s a quick roundup of the notable player injuries from Saturday’s preseason games

Steelers-Packers Pro Bowl replacements named

New Orleans Saints strong safety Roman Harper has been named to the Pro Bowl to replace Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins, who will be playing in Super Bowl XLV after the Packers beat the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship Game.

Vikings’ thin secondary a primary issue vs. Saints

Judging by their final injury report of the week, the Vikings appear poised to face the Saints in Thursday night’s Kickoff Weekend shorthanded in the defensive backfield.

Injury to Cook leaves Vikes’ secondary thin

Chris Cook impressed during preseason, to the point he was considered the favorite to start opposite Antoine Winfield. Now, he’s out at least two weeks with a knee injury that leaves the Vikings’ secondary thin.

Rookie Cook to get start for Vikings

Another rookie who has landed a starting spot — at least for this week — is Vikings CB Chris Cook.

Roundup: Gilberry could unseat top picks in K.C.

Chiefs coach Todd Haley has called the battle for starting spots along the 3-4 defensive line an “open competition,” fueling the idea that one of the team’s recent top five picks at defensive end — Glenn Dorsey or Tyson Jackson — could be sent to the bench.

Roundup: Good news on Vikings CBs Griffin, Winfield

Vikings CB Cedric Griffin had some good news Friday, telling the Minneapolis Star Tribune that surgery to fix the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee “went pretty well.”

Favre, Winfield out of Pro Bowl; Romo, Jenkins in

Vikings QB Brett Favre (ankle) and CB Antoine Winfield (foot) pulled out of the Pro Bowl because of injuries Monday, one day after their NFC Championship Game loss to the Saints. Their spots will be filled by two Cowboys — QB Tony Romo and CB Mike Jenkins.

Vikings CB Winfield will return vs. Bengals

Vikings Pro Bowl CB Antoine Winfield, who has missed the last six games because of a foot injury, will play Sunday against the Bengals, a source with knowledge of the situation said. It isn’t clear if Winfield, who’s listed as questionable, will start.

Vikings CB Winfield could return to action vs. Bengals

Vikings Pro Bowl CB Antoine Winfield could return Sunday against the Bengals after missing the previous six games with a fractured right foot, according to a league source.

Week 14 injuries: DeAngelo returns; many Vikes hurt

Teams have released their Week 14 practice participation reports for Wednesday. Here’s a look at some of the notable developments.

Winfield out for Vikings; Warner active for Cards

As expected, the Vikings listed Pro Bowl CB Antoine Winfield as inactive against the Cardinals, who have QB Kurt Warner active and available to start.

Winfield likely will sit again for Vikings

Vikings CB Antoine Winfield likely will be inactive Sunday night against the Cardinals as he tries to recover from a foot injury, a league source told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.

Vikings RB Peterson active; Winfield is out

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (ankle) is active for Sunday’s game vs. the Bears, but CB Antoine Winfield (foot) is out.

Vikings’ Peterson questionable; Herrera doubtful

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson (ankle/illness) has been officially listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bears.

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