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Veteran Winfield Keys Vikings' Turnaround

Winfield (Jeff Hanisch - USA Today Sports)

How have the Vikings gone from 3-13 to fighting for a playoff spot? Look no further than Antonio Winfield, who coach Mike McCarthy called one of his favorite players on another team and Aaron Rodgers called "probably the toughest pound-for-pound guy in the league."

Last season, when the Green Bay Packers faced the Minnesota Vikings twice in the span of three weeks, Aaron Rodgers lit them up for 78 points. This season, when the Packers faced the Vikings four weeks ago, they struggled to score 23 points. "Biggest difference I see in that defense from year to year is when Antoine Winfield is healthy, they play better," Rodgers, looking ahead to Round 2 said... Recommended Stories

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