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Tough time to get traded

Antoine Winfield (Ben Margot/AP)

Antoine Winfield made one big transition during his NFL career, but the timing of Benny Sapp's trade to Miami had Winfield sympathizing with his buddy in the defensive backfield. Players were surprised by the move.

Heading into training camp a month ago, one of the biggest concerns facing the Vikings was in the secondary. With Cedric Griffin on the shelf and Antoine Winfield returning from an injury-plagued 2009, the defensive backfield was one of the team's biggest question marks. A month later, the Vikings appear confident enough in what they have at cornerback that, when the opportunity arrived to... Recommended Stories