[size=12pt]Cedric Griffin's preparing to be picked on[/size]

Opponents are sure to target Vikings second-year cornerback Cedric Griffin, at least until he proves that strategy won't work.

By Judd Zulgad, Star Tribune

Vikings cornerback Cedric Griffin, covering Jets receiver Brad Smith, was a frequent target during Friday’s preseason game. “We just don’t want plays over the top of our heads,’’ defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said. “He didn’t do as bad as people might think. He did a lot of good things as well.”