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Trae Waynes (born July 25, 1992) is an American football corner...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
Trae Waynes (born July 25, 1992) is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Michigan State. He was drafted by the Vikings in the first round, 11th overall of the 2015 NFL Draft.
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The progression of Trae Waynes should not go unnoticed

The Viking Age - 01 Jul 2018
Not too often will Trae Waynes get mentioned, at least not initially anyway. Of all the roles assigned to each player on the Vikings' defensive unit orchestrated by head coach Mike Zimmer, Waynes may very well have the most unique assignment.
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Johnson column: Gordon and Waynes giving back

Kenosha News - 15 Jul 2018
When I interviewed a number of community coaches and leaders who worked with Melvin Gordon and Trae Waynes while they were growing up for a preview section prior to the 2015 NFL Draft, there was one common thing that everyone stressed about the ...
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Lunchbreak: Shining a Spotlight on 'Stocked' Vikings Secondary - 18 Jul 2018
He divided the 11 corners and five safeties into “locks,” “good bets,” “on the bubble” and “practice squad candidates,” tabbing Harrison Smith, Andrew Sendejo, Xavier Rhodes, Trae Waynes, Mackensie Alexander and Mike Hughes in the first category.
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90 Minnesota Vikings: Defensive Backs - 19 Jul 2018
He could move back outside where he played in college and push Trae Waynes, or simply back up an important position. Either way, Alexander's first few days of camp will tell us a lot about what the Vikings plan to do with the maligned second rounder.
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Skol? Why not... - 19 Jul 2018
Outside of a couple mistakes, i.e. Cordarrelle Patterson and possibly Trae Waynes, Spielman has loaded the defense with immense talent and stolen talent in later rounds for the offense. Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen are very good receivers. Diggs was a ...
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State of the Vikings: Defensive Backs - 17 Jul 2018
EAGAN, Minn. — It's rare that a team has the league's top player at his position on the roster. That might be the case twice for the Vikings, in safety Harrison Smith and cornerback Xavier Rhodes. The versatile Smith was nearly a unanimous First-Team ...
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Which Vikings players will be impacted by contract extensions?

1500 ESPN - 28 Jun 2018
CB, Trae Waynes. The Vikings picked up Waynes' fifth-year option, keeping him with the team through the 2019 season. He will make $9.1 million on the cap next season — a reasonable price for a solid starting corner. Beyond next season, it's hard to ...
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Harrison Smith Tops List of Madden '19 Rankings - 10 Jul 2018
Linval Joseph also had a 90 rating. The run-stuffing defensive tackle received a 97 ranking for his strength, considering the two-time Pro Bowler routinely takes on multiple offensive linemen by himself. Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes was listed as the ...
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Vikings' Diggs, Thielen rated as top WR duo in Madden 19 - 16 Jul 2018
Yikes. — Defensive end Danielle Hunter has the Vikings' worst stamina rating (76). It makes sense, considering his sacks went down last season when his playing time increased. — The fastest Vikings player is Trae Waynes, whose speed was rated at 94.
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More or Less: Five interceptions for Xavier Rhodes in 2018

The Viking Age - 13 Jul 2018
Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes led the team with 104 targets in 2017 as opposing offenses opted to avoid throwing in Rhodes' direction as much as they could. There is no reason to think that Minnesota's opponents are going to change their strategy in ...
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NFC North Rankings: Defensive Backs

Vikings Territory - 13 Jul 2018
Harrison Smith and Xavier Rhodes have developed into superstars while Andrew Sendejo and Trae Waynes were formidable starters in 2017. The rest of the NFC North is a mix of between extreme inexperience (Green Bay), top-tier talent (Detroit) and a mix ...
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Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Preview

Sports (blog) - 18 Jul 2018
Minnesota's starting corners will be Trae Waynes and Xavier Rhodes. They are a very underrated cornerback duo. Andrew Sendejo and Harrison Smiths will be the starting safeties. Terence Newman and Mackensie Alexander will be the third and fourth ...
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These Five Vikings Have the Most to Prove in 2018

Zone Coverage (blog) - 29 Jun 2018
The Vikings picked up Waynes' fifth-year option, giving the team two full seasons until their former first-round pick hits free agency. Waynes was picked on a lot last season and surrendered the fourth-most yards in coverage. A more appropriate metric ...
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Sid's jottings

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 07 Jul 2018
JOTTINGS. • Pro Football Focus wrote recently that the Vikings' Trae Waynes was the NFL's best cornerback when it came to stopping the run. Waynes stopped 4.7 percent of runs faced, but the four corners who stopped a higher percentage played slot ...
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Trae Waynes - 30 Apr 2018
Is the highest-drafted DB in Vikings history and the 5th DB selected in the 1st round. Has been friends since boyhood with Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, a fellow 1st-round pick in 2015, going 4 choices later at #15 overall. The high school friends met on ...

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