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Continued: Vikings GM Spielman backs Frazier despite 1-6 start

  • Article by: CHIP SCOGGINS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: November 2, 2013 - 1:01 AM

• On any regrets releasing veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield, whom Spielman described as an “aging vet”: “Antoine was a great football player here, there’s no doubt what he brought to our football team. You can only keep a certain amount of players at a specific [salary] number. When we have our meetings, we talk about it. ‘We have ‘X’ amount for these veterans. What’s the most important thing for our football team?’ We tried to sign Antoine back. It just didn’t work out. Once that didn’t work out, we have to move forward.”

• On the possibility of having to start over at quarterback next season: “From a personnel standpoint, on the hits and misses on players, I’m taking that responsibility. My goal is to be 100 percent every time. Am I going to be right all the time? I’m probably not but I don’t think anyone is. But that’s our goal and right now I’m not worried about that. What I’m worried about is seeing what we have here and then making those assessments at the end of the year.”

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