Vince Wilfork RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pats' Wilfork healthy, says no hard feelings

    ESPN Boston "First came a season-ending ruptured Achilles injury late last September. Then came a contract squabble in the offseason. It's been an eventful nine months for New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, who said Thursday that he has no limitations on what he can do physically and has..." June 19

  • Vince Wilfork restructures Patriots career

    Boston Herald "There’s no need to carve out a new face of the Patriots defense, as the anchor of the front line will remain planted at Gillette Stadium. Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork agreed to a new contract yesterday, according to a source. It’s not yet clear how much the team will save under the terms..." March 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Patriots and DT Vince Wilfork restructured his contract. It's a new 3-year, $22.5M deal, per source. Wilfork stays a Patriot.

  • Gasper: There's been a 'softening' with Wilfork

    CSN New England "The Vince Wilfork situation could end one of two ways: He stays or he goes. When Wilfork originally asked for his release, it sounds like he was definitely out the door. But here we are, a few weeks later, and Wilfork is still on the team. The Pats have not released him. The Boston Globe's..." March 26

  • Owner hopes Vince Wilfork stays put

    ESPN Boston "New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft compared Vince Wilfork, who has requested to be released, to some of the franchise's greats in expressing his hope that the standout defensive tackle will remain with the team. "Going back over the last 20 years, we've had some pretty special people come..." March 24

  • How far can Pats, Wilfork take their standoff?

    CSN New England "When will Vince Wilfork’s “request” become a demand? And when will the Patriots hardball right back at Big Vince and say, in essence, “Or what?” It’s been nearly a week since Wilfork let it be known he wanted a divorce. The Patriots outwardly have stifled a yawn and gone about signing more..." March 20

  • If Vince Wilfork goes, Pats better fill void

    Boston Herald "Vince Wilfork is walking out that door. Or at the very least, the five-time Pro Bowl nose tackle has told the Patriots he wants out. That was the message provided by several reports yesterday. Given Big Vince is 32, a large man trying to come back from a torn Achilles, and an owner of a..." March 14

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Patriots Pro Bowl DT Vince Wilfork has asked that the team release him after 10 seasons in New England, according to sources.

  • Suggs-type deal ahead for Wilfork?

    ESPN.com "Details have emerged of the long-term extension signed by Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, which could keep Suggs in Baltimore for the entirety of his career. Suggs said at a Monday press conference, "I'm truly flattered and honored that I get to be Raven for life." The four-year..." February 18

  • Patriots' Vince Wilfork: ‘I’ll be back’

    Boston Herald "Tearing an Achilles tendon is a tough injury to come back from for any athlete. It poses an even greater challenge for a massive defensive lineman who has advanced past the age of 30. Speaking for the first time since suffering the season-ending injury to his right foot in Week 4 against..." December 18

  • Injured Wilfork, Kelly tutor Patriots linemen

    CSN New England "Vince Wilfork is tough to move when he’s on the field. It’s no surprise he’s hard to move when he’s laid low by injury. The Patriots defensive lineman hasn’t gone anywhere even though he’s lost for the rest of this year with the Achilles injury he suffered in Atlanta. Asked this week whether..." November 10

  • Tommy Kelly relishes being Vince Wilfork’s main sub

    Boston Herald "Tommy Kelly the new face on the interior of the Patriots defensive front knows exactly what’s coming in the wake of Vince Wilfork’s season-ending Achilles tear. Shoot he practically filled out a job application to become the offensive coordinator for the Bengals Saints and the Patriots’ other..." October 05

  • Vince Wilfork on injury: I signed up for football and knew the risks

    Pro Football Talk "On the day Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork had surgery to repair his season-ending torn Achilles tendon he released a statement thanking fans for their support and saying no one needs to feel sorry for him. Wilfork said he is thankful to have the support of his fans and his wife Bianca..." October 01

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    bianca wilfork @mrs75

    Thanking God for a successful surgery pic.twitter.com/matpmHlcgH

  • Wilfork has torn Achilles' tendon

    Boston Globe "It wasn't good to see Vince Wilfork limp off the field in the first half of the Patriots' win over Atlanta and the news is about as bad as it could be for New England: according to a league source the veteran tore his right Achilles' tendon. The Patriots announced that Wilfork had an ankle..." September 30

  • Vince Wilfork done for the season with torn Achilles

    Boston Herald "When Vince Wilfork was taken off the field in a cart with his shoe and sock off on his right foot you knew it wasn't good. A source has told the Herald the Patriots defensive captain has suffered a torn Achilles and is done for the remainder of the season. The loss of the defensive lineman is..." September 30

  • Wilfork confident he'll play better going forward

    CSN New England "Vince Wilfork didn't sound like a man in much pain. On Wednesday his name popped up on the injury report for the first time this season when he was listed as a full participant in practice despite a foot injury. When asked about his health on Thursday he shook with laughter. "I'm fine" he..." September 28

  • Leaner Forston follows Wilfork's lead

    ESPN Boston "The Patriots parted ways with two players -- Kyle Love and Brandon Deaderick -- who started alongside Vince Wilfork at defensive tackle in 2012 leaving playing time up for grabs among the remaining players at the position. Much of our attention this offseason was devoted to analyzing former..." August 03

  • Wilfork: Patriots must 'ignore the noise'

    CSN New England "Vince Wilfork's first words on the opening day of training camp went to Odin Lloyd. With the young man buried not one month ago and former Patriot Aaron Hernandez sitting in jail on murder charges New England's defense was the least important topic of the day. "It's real life" Wilfork said with..." July 26

  • Vince Wilfork, Not Tom Brady, Most Requested Jersey as Patriots Lose $250,000 on Aaron Hernandez Exchange

    NESN "Over the weekend, Patriots fans lined up for hours to exchange their Aaron Hernandez jerseys at the Patriots Pro Shop. The team gave fans the opportunity to select a new jersey free of charge, but the most popular player in the swap may not be who you think. Vince Wilfork, not Tom Brady, was the..." July 09

  • Vince Wilfork extends his diabetes fight

    Boston Herald "Vince Wilfork’s mission to raise awareness in the fight against diabetes led to a New Hampshire middle school yesterday. The Patriots defensive tackle teamed up with U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and several medical experts at Hood Middle School, and preached the importance of living healthy, active..." March 27

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