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    Winfield wants to face Favre's favorite Donald Driver

    [size=13pt]Vikings: Winfield wants to face Favre's favorite[/size]

    The Vikings cornerback says he'll ask the coaching staff to match him against Packers receiver Donald Driver.

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    Re: Winfield wants to face Favre's favorite Donald Driver

    [size=13pt]Winfield wants Driver matchup[/size]

    September 24th, 2007 – 11:45 AM by
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    Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield had an interesting comment during his weekly appearance on KFAN Radio this morning. Winfield discussed the fact that teams are largely staying away from throwing the ball to his side; he didn’t come out and say it but the reason is because quarterbacks would much rather go after second-year corner Cedric Griffin.....

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    Re: Winfield wants to face Favre's favorite Donald Driver

    Ordinarily, Winfield lines up at the left corner and Griffin is on the right side. But some times what teams will do is scrap the specific designation and put their top cover corner on the opposing team’s best receiver
    I don't know why the Vikings don't do this every week.

    Only playing safety & not corner, is there a big difference in playing on the opposite side?

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    Re: Winfield wants to face Favre's favorite Donald Driver

    If Winfield doesn't get to go up against Driver & Griffin does, we're going to get torched on Sunday.

    With the time Favre has been getting back in the pocket, I can see the handwriting on the wall.

    We definitely have to constantly get pressure on Favre & rattle him. Otherwise we'll be looking at 1-4.

    Favre will definitely be gunning for #421.

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    Re: Winfield wants to face Favre's favorite Donald Driver

    "singersp" wrote:
    Ordinarily, Winfield lines up at the left corner and Griffin is on the right side. But some times what teams will do is scrap the specific designation and put their top cover corner on the opposing team’s best receiver
    I don't know why the Vikings don't do this every week.

    Only playing safety & not corner, is there a big difference in playing on the opposite side?
    It seems that the Cover 2 is more about playing areas on the field and the players who come into them rather than specific match-ups.
    If you are used to playing on the left side and the coverage calls for you to cover the out and force the WR back into the middle where you have safety or LB help, then switching sides means you're forcing in entirely the different direction.

    I dunno - I like the idea of having out best tackler on their #1 WR.

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    Re: Winfield wants to face Favre's favorite Donald Driver

    I hope the Vikes set up so it appears that the quick slant is open for Favre, that seems to be his favorite throw. Then I hope a linebacker or safety just knocks the snot out of the receiver as he turns inside.

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