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Monday, October 6, 2008
Winfield makes Minnesota history

By Pat Yasinskas
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas

NEW ORLEANS -- Minnesota's Antoine Winfield just scored more than a touchdown. He made history.

He picked up a field goal attempt that was blocked by Kevin Williams and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown with 6:20 left in the first quarter. Believe it or not, that's the first time in Minnesota history the Vikings have returned a blocked field goal for a touchdown in a regular-season game. The Vikings did return a blocked field goal for a touchdown (by Bobby Bryant) in a 1976 playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams.