With the injured Antoine Winfield out for the season and Chris Cook fighting domestic abuse charges, the Vikings hired cornerback Benny Sapp to help out the sorry secondary. Sapp played for the Vikings in 2008 and 2009 before being traded to Miami.
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Vikings: Benny Sapp wasn't arrested
Despite earlier reports suggesting otherwise, Vikings cornerback Benny Sapp was not arrested Friday. The Vikings released a statement Friday night saying Sapp "received a citation" but wasn't arrested and fully cooperated with authorities. The Pioneer Press reports that Sapp was handcuffed after "chest bumping" a Children's Hospital security guard in a parking lot.
Sapp cited for misdemeanor assault
Vikings' cornerback Benny Sapp was ticketed for fifth-degree assault and careless driving early Friday morning at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. Minneapolis police Sgt. William Palmer says Sapp "chest bumped" a security officer before getting into his car and trying to drive past another security officer. Sapp was released on site.
Struggling secondary is banged up
The Minnesota Vikings secondary is fresh off another inconsistent performance against the Bears. Injuries haven't helped as Antoine Winfield has missed the last two games with a neck injury. It could get worse this week as safety Jamarca Sanford is recovering from a concussion.
Sapp says Vikings lack belief in coaches
Benny Sapp has only been with the Vikings for 12-days, nonetheless he says players aren't fully "buying in" and "believing in what the coaches" are telling them to do. The team might want to listen to Sapp. He played on the 2009 team that just missed a trip to the Super Bowl.
Winfield attending voluntary workouts to help new faces in the secondary
Antoine Winfield hasn't been a regular at voluntary workouts in the past, but this season he's showing up to get acclimated with a secondary full of new faces. "My door is open. My phone is available. They call me, I will help them with anything," Winfield said.
Vikes-Bears injury report: Winfield out, Peppers in
Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield is deactivated for the Sunday night game against the Bears. Chicago defensive end Julius Peppers, however, is on the active list and is expected to start.
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