Vikings' Trae Waynes, Jeff Badet ready for 40-yard challenge — and million-dollar prize

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Vikings' Trae Waynes, Jeff Badet ready for 40-yard challenge — and million-dollar prize
Vikings' Trae Waynes, Jeff Badet ready for 40-yard challenge — and million-dollar prize

Jeff Badet has a proposal for Vikings teammate Trae Waynes if the two meet in the finals of the lucrative 40 Yards of Gold. On June 29 in Sunrise, Fla., 16 players will race to determine the NFL's fastest player. Badet, a wide receiver, and Waynes, a cornerback, are on opposite sides of the bracket, so they could face off at the end with the $1.1 million prize on the line. “I told him, 'If we end up meeting up in the final, you already have enough money, so let me win,' ” Badet said. Badet, who spent his rookie year in 2018 on the practice squad, is on the books to make a base salary of $495,000 in 2018. Waynes will earn $9.069 million. The mild-mannered Waynes shrugged when told Badet brought

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