Found February 01, 2012 on Pro Football Talk:
On Monday Patriots coach Bill Belichick gushed about how athletic and in shape defensive tackle Vince Wilfork is. But Wilfork says most people don’t realize just what a good athlete he is. Asked today what most surprises people that he can do, Wilfork said, “Probably dunk a basketball. People look at me and are like,…

Wilfork: Defense needed time to implement new system

By Paul KenyonA number of reasons have been cited for the improvement of the New England defense late in the season. Vince Wilfork offered his reasoning Thursday, at least as far as his defensive line is concerned. The Pats co-captain spoke about how the line needed time to find its stride, both because the team changed scheme and because there were so many players fighting for...

Video: Patriots DT Vince Wilfork just wants to appreciate the experience

Before the madness that was Super Bowl media day, Patriots DT Vince Wilfork was interviewed. He spoke about how much he wants his teammates, young and old, to enjoy the experience. It’s good stuff. Check out my video:

Brilliance of Bill Belichick

Over his illustrious professional football coaching career, Bill Belichick has devised clever schemes in the Super Bowl.  Does he have yet another one up sleeve in this upcoming Super Bowl?Back when Belichick was defensive coordinator for the New York Football Giants, his defensive game plan in Super Bowl XXV is legend.  Remember, the Bills under quarterback Jim Kelly ran the...

Patriots Practice Super Bowl Halftime Break

It looks like New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is pulling out all the stops in order to prepare his team for Sunday’s Super Bowl. During Wednesday’s practice, Belichick had his team take a 31 minute break in the middle of practice, to simulate Sunday’s lengthy halftime. A typical halftime in an NFL game is about 20 minutes, in the Super Bowl it’s 31 minutes...

Kovacevic: O'Brien does it his way

The Patriots speak effusively of Bill O'Brien and his two-year body of work, with Bill Belichick calling him "an outstanding football mind."

PFT: Jason Pierre-Paul in a word: rare

PFT: Bill Belichick has seen a lot of players come through the NFL in his 37 years of coaching. There haven’t been many quite like Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.

Now out of his cast, Vollmer "a possibility" for Super Bowl

By Brian MacPhersonINDIANAPOLIS -- Normally famously tight-lipped about his players' injuries, Bill Belichick said there was "a possibility" right tackle Sebastian Vollmer could play in the Super Bowl -- and then elaborated. Vollmer, who has not played since Nov. 27 with foot and back injuries, had his foot in a cast until the week before the Patriots' Jan. 14...

Patriots preparing for crowd noise

Inside the stadium, the Super Bowl is usually one of the quietest NFL games of the year. Neither team has all its home fans in the stands, and the folks who can afford tickets tend to be more the suit-and-tie crowd and less the “support your team” face-painting crowd. But Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who…

Honor, class and truth take hits in Hoodie’s three-ring circus

INDIANAPOLIS — Thanks for nothing, Mo. Bill Belichick being forced to use Tom Brady because of Jets linebacker Mo Lewis’ hit on Drew Bledsoe 11 years ago turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to the Patriots. But in a lot of ways it’s been the worst...

Pats TE Rob Gronkowski on the decision to play Sunday: ”I definitely make the final call.”

Today was the final day the players had to deal with media obligations. It was obvious Rob Gronkowski was tired of answering the same questions about his injured left ankle, over and over again And then some. Yes, his high ankle sprain was feeling much better. No, he didn’t know if he would practice today. Yes, he had reached the point of frustration at not being able to be out...

At Super Bowl media day, wacky questions the norm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Quick, Wes Welker, spell Bill Belichick. Hey, Osi Umenyiora, know any other Elis besides that Manning guy? Rob Gronkowski, what's your favorite song by Madonna?Not exactly challenging questions about Sunday's Super Bowl between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. But that's media day, the NFL's ...
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