Minnesota Vikings: Five OTHER Players Fans Should Be Concerned About

August 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Much of the talk has been about whether or not Brett Favre is retiring (again) or returning to the Vikings for a second season.
In all of this hype there are other issues that Vikings' fans should be concerned.
Let's start with the defense:
If the 18th ranked defense against the pass in 2009 is going to improve, they will need to get corner backs Benny Sapp and Cedric Griffin back on the practice field.
Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier has ruled out Griffin for at least the season opener. Griffin, who is recovering from knee surgery, started all 16 games last season, led the Vikings with four interceptions.   
Without Griffin in the lineup it will be important for Sapp, who started seven games in place of an injured Antoine Winfield in 2009, to be prepared for the upcoming season.
Sapp has been held out of practice due to heat concerns.
For Winfield, who turned 32 this summer, this will be his&nbs...

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