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Antoine Winfield misses practice

Don't let the headline fool you. Antoine Winfield missed practice on Thursday, but it wasn't because he was hurt. Winfield was gone for a personal matter. Wide receiver Jarius Wright, linebacker Marvin Mitchell and safety Andrew Sendejo missed practice with ankle injuries.
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