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Winfield Named To Pro Bowl Squad

Posted Jan 19, 2010

CB Antoine Winfield was named to the NFC Pro Bowl team today, his 2nd straight season being recognized as a Pro Bowler. The 11-year veteran becomes the 1st Vikings CB to earn back-to-back Pro Bowls since Carl Lee in 1989 and 1990.

Winfield missed 6 regular season games as he battled a foot injury but still tied for the team lead with 9 passes defensed and notched 58 tackles in the 10 games he played.

With Winfield’s addition, the Vikings an NFL-best 10 players in the Pro Bowl this season, matching the team-best 10 Pro Bowl honorees in 1998.

2009 VIKINGS PRO BOWLERS

PLAYER - PRO BOWL SEASONS

QB Brett Favre - 1992#, 1993#, 1995#, 1996#, 1997#, 2001#, 2002#, 2003#, 2007#, 2008+, 2009

G Steve Hutchinson - 2003*, 2004*, 2005*, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

DT Kevin Williams - 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

RB Adrian Peterson - 2007, 2008, 2009

DE Jared Allen - 2007^, 2008, 2009

CB Antoine Winfield - 2008, 2009

ST Heath Farwell - 2009

T Bryant McKinnie - 2009

WR Sidney Rice - 2009

KR Percy Harvin - 2009

 

#- Green Bay Packers

+- NY Jets

*-Seattle Seahawks

^-Kansas City Chiefs

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