Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 10/1/13

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 12: Vince Wilfork 75 of the New England Patriots watches the action from the sidelines during the preseason game against the New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium on August 12, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
With the most recent season-ending injury to Vince Wilfork, the Patriots are forced to assess injuries to the defense as well as the already numerous injuries that have plagued the opposite side of the ball. Tom Brady conducted a phone interview with Westwood One, and he delivered his opinion on not only Wilfork's injury, but also the medical status of Rob Gronkowski. When asked about Vince Wilfork's injury and the impact that may have, Brady answered, "To say we'll miss him is an understatement," Tom Brady said. "His presence in the locker room and on the field is really unmatched. It will be a team effort." As much as they will miss Big Vince, he also stated that, essentially, the team cannot worry themselves with the replacement; however, they do have to do everything in their power to fill the massive void that Wilfork's absence will leave. Brady stated, "Initially there's a blow to the team morale in that you wonder who is going to fill in that spot and who's going to take ...
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