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Winfield Talks Stalled

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Just heard that the contract talks with Winfield's Agent and the Vikes has halted. Anyone hear anymore? I sure hope we don't mess this up and let him go.

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He still has one more year left to play with the Vikings, the way things have been going, most likely he will be a FA next year. Decent CB's have been getting big money in the last few years, most likely his agent has him talked into testing the market next year.

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Hey leechbait, I am so glad you caught a walleye this past weekend, your previous avatar was kinda freeky! grin

I hope they sign Winfield, but I dont want them to overspend on him either.

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that's a guy we need around for a few more years, a stud on the field and seems like the type of guy you want in the locker room. Worth every dime he makes

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Hey leechbait, I am so glad you caught a walleye this past weekend, your previous avatar was kinda freeky! grin

I hope they sign Winfield, but I dont want them to overspend on him either.

All I caught were little bitty guys so I had to resort to one of my old ice fishing pictures until the piggy comes along.

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They probably want to see more from Allen before they decide to jump in with buckets of $$$$ right now. I suspect if they really like Allen they may let him test the open market next year. Winfield's a great player but he's getting up there in age and he's going to cost a truckload for them to re-sign now. It's kind of like the Birk decision...you just never know how it'll turn out. Hope they re-sign him.

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