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Reached this morning at his home outside of Atlanta former Patriots and Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour indicated that he was not considering a return to New England in the wake of Vince Wilfork's season-ending Achilles injury.
When asked if he'd come back to the Patriots where he was part of all three Super Bowl championship teams Seymour chuckled responding "No way."
The 33-year-old former sixth overall draft pick and seven-time Pro Bowler said he is spending his time working on earning his private pilot's license.
Of course at his age and playing ability if a lucrative offer was presented to the 6-foot-6 317-pound Seymour he might consider a return to the playing field though that appears to be a longshot based on his reaction this morning. In addition the Patriots usually prefer to find more economically feasible ways to add personnel to their roster.
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league source: Vince Wilfork has torn Achilles – almost certainly ends his season
— shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) September 30, 2013
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