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Vince Wilfork has some big shoes to fill, literally and figuratively. For years he has been the linchpin of the Patriots defense and anchored what has been an outstanding interior defensive line. Losing the captain is a big blow to the defense and the team as the whole, but for the remainder of the 2013 regular season, the Pats are going to have to find a way. Earlier this week, coach Bill Belichick spoke to how difficult replacing Vince is going to be (Quote from Boston.com): "I think everybody is going to have to, we're all going to have to pull that rope," Belichick said. "There's no replacing Vince Wilfork. You just don't replace Vince Wilfork. We'll still have his presence around the team and the locker room, and those type of things, which I think he's great at. On the field, we'll miss him. But whoever is out there, those other 11 guys that are out there, they're all gonna have to – we're all going to have to pull a little bit ...
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