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Winfield's snaps return to normal

Antoine Winfield (Geoff Burke/US Presswire)

A week after getting rookie Josh Robinson more involved, Antoine Winfield was making a big impact against the run-heavy Washington Redskins offense. So what determines when the Vikings can give Winfield a break? He and his defensive coordinator talked about it.

Almost two weeks ago, against the Tennessee Titans, the Vikings gave rookie cornerback Josh Robinson the start over 14-year veteran Antoine Winfield and gave him more snaps. It appears the short-lived respite for Winfield is over. In short, it was a situational plan that depends largely on the opponent – both in strength of the opponent and their offensive size and tendencies. "I thought since we...

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