Unique perspectives on the daily sports topics that matter most. His father, Antoine Winfield Sr., is a former Vikings players and also the same age as his son’s new QB.

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So good thing he already has firsthand experience with western Florida. That's my goal, to create takeaways for my team, and that gives us the best opportunity to win. "It's very special. Both Winfields stand at 5-foot-9, although the younger Winfield said with a smile Friday morning in Indianapolis that he is certain he has better speed than his dad. "My dad had a lot of heart, and that's kind of what I looked up to in him. Inside access. Not that that identifies him as a person, but that is just his love. “He started me off young, so at a young age, I was out there doing footwork drills with him, watching film and pretty much everything football-wise. You can find him on Twitter @kjocon14. I think it definitely helps from an advice standpoint.

This was the 11th season of the elder Winfield’s career, and his second straight Pro Bowl season. So he has played his best football most recently and helped the Gophers to their most wins (11) since the early 20th century. When my dad played, I grew up a Vikings fan," Winfield, Jr., said. We take you to the Wayback Machine to Week 4 of the 2009 NFL season, and a Packers 30-23 loss to the Vikings in which Rodgers completed 26 of 37 passes for 384 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. With Xavier Rhodes, Trae Waynes and Mackensie Alexander all gone and Anthony Harris possibly on the trading block, it seems very likely that the Vikings will invest high draft capital in the secondary. Ryan Tannehill. He jumped around his father’s living room, hugging his family and girlfriend. 1 offense in Football Outsiders’ opponent-adjusted DVOA metric, and the Buccaneers’ second-ranked defense. So if Minnesota wants to keep Winfield in the Twin Cities, they’ll likely have to move up in the second round to land him. Most draft experts have him coming off the board before the Vikings are set to make their selection in the second round at pick No.

FS1 | FOX | FOX News | Fox Corporation | FOX Supports | FOX Deportes. Winfield's father is Antoine Winfield, who enjoyed a notable 14-season NFL career that included 2004-12 with the Vikings, a span highlighted by three Pro Bowl appearances. Winfield celebrated his drafting at his father’s house in The Woodlands, Texas. This year, he recorded 83 of those tackles, seven interceptions, and three sacks. "If you've got family members who have been through it firsthand, you can always lean on them for advice and they'll tell you pretty much anything you need to know prior to coming to an event like this. https://touchdownwire.usatoday.com/2020/10/15/antoine-winfield-sr-and-jr-can-make-nfl-history-against-aaron-rodgers-this-sunday/, Watch: Cardinals rookie linebacker Isaiah Simmons with the game-saving interception, Arizona Cardinals stun Seattle Seahawks on FG with 15 seconds left in OT, Watch: Larry Fitzgerald with the brilliant hustle play, Watch: Catch No. Get out there and vote if you have not already done so. “I was actually just talking to my dad about that, just talking about the players they had. "Seeing him go out there against professionals and great guys that you see on TV all the time, that's something I kind of modify my game after," Winfield, Jr., added. We are doing things a bit differently this week at the Overreaction Index. They see him as a late second-round or third-round pick.” – WalterFootball.com, “Winfield isn’t as tall or as long as teams like and he’s an average athlete, but he’s an interchangeable safety who can flat out play. You've got to start being a pro now. "I think it gives you the upper hand," Winfield, Jr., said. Kenyan Drake. “It was just his destiny to be a football player. His tackle net isn’t as wide in the open field, so he must tackle with excellent fundamentals. Now he joins a Buccaneers team that’s a threat for a deep postseason run after a series of recent moves, including acquiring six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady and three-time Super Bowl champion tight end Rob Gronkowski. The good news is general manager Rick Spielman has 12 draft picks to work with and two in the first round alone — Nos. If the cap-strapped Minnesota Vikings are going to contend for an NFC North division title and make a deep playoff run in 2020, they’ll need to draft very, very well.

The Vikings are currently looking for the future at the safety position, with Harrison Smith getting older and Anthony Harris needing to be given a big contract to stay, and Winfield Jr may just be the answer. "I think versatility is my best attribute," Winfield, Jr., said. (function (a, c, s, u){'Insticator'in a || (a.Insticator={ad:{loadAd: function (b){Insticator.ad.q.push(b)}, q: []}, helper:{}, embed:{}, version: "4.0", q: [], load: function (t, o){Insticator.q.push({t: t, o: o})}}); var b=c.createElement(s); b.src=u; b.async=!0; var d=c.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; d.parentNode.insertBefore(b, d)})(window, document, 'script', '//d3lcz8vpax4lo2.cloudfront.net/ads-code/e9743af4-340e-426d-b4d4-dff1ec40f231.js')



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