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Plenty of NFL players need bulletin board material to keep them motivated.
Not so with Vince Wilfork — but that doesn’t mean that an article that basically called him overrated and said he hasn’t been great this season didn’t get him going (at least subconsciously) this week.
Wilfork was asked Thursday night about an article from profootballfocus.com called “What’s Wrong With Wilfork?” that asked about his decreased production, noting that “it’s nearly as taboo to criticize Wilfork as it is Tom Brady, but the on-field production has been lacking.”
On Thursday night, Wilfork had one of his best games of the season, controlling the Jets’ offensive linemen, wrapping up running backs on key downs and taking part in the shove the gave birth to the best Mark Sanchez moment ever. Wilfork was so good that he was awarded one of NBC’s celebratory postgame turkey legs.
While Wilfork wouldn’t say that his play was in any way related to the negative article, he did acknowledge that he did know ab
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Rob Gronkowski made good use out of the $55 million contract extension he received in June. The Patriots’ tight end purchased a $1.6 million mansion in Tampa, according to TMZ. The house has a view of the water and three outdoor entertainment areas. That sounds perfect for a notorious partier like Gronk. The four-bedroom, five-bath house also features an infinity pool, spa, surround...
New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington hit the lucky number seven, or should we say unlucky? Arrington is the 7th defensive player fined for giving the business to Andrew Luck a little too much. We wrote about Bruce Arians gripes about the hits, and fellow teammates Cory Redding and Winston Justice added their comments: “It’s inevitable,’’ veteran defensive...
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economySad but great story on Patriots backup offensive lineman, Nick McDonald, who has filled in well with the injuries the Patriots have had up front.
After the New England Patriots destroyed the New York Jets on Thanksgiving Day, quarterback Tom Brady got to chow down with some of his teammates with NBC's Michelle Tafoya.
Check out Tom digging in on a turkey leg and kinda enjoying it....
“Patriots running backs have combined for 12 plays of 20 yards or more in the team’s 8-3...
Some great stats from the Patriots gameCongrats to Bill Belichick on the remarkable achievement of 200 wins. Joins Shula, Halas, Landry, Lambeau, Brown, Noll and Schottenheimer.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 23, 2012This may be the stat of year: Patriots scored 35 points in 2nd quarter despite holding the ball for only 2 minutes, 14 seconds. Wow.#nyj— Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN...
East Rutherford, N.J. — The Patriots pulled off an historic win on Thanksgiving.
Five turnovers, 49 points — 21 coming in a matter of just 52 seconds — and a 30-point rout of the AFC East-rival Jets should give Bill Belichick enough to be thankful for this holiday season. But getting a landmark victory, especially the way it was won, makes it just that much sweeter.
East Rutherford, N.J. — The Patriots’ defense forced five turnovers on Thursday night, which was key to the team’s 49-19 romping of the Jets at the Meadowlands. Safety Steve Gregory played a big part in the win during his only visit home this season.
Gregory, a Staten Island, N.Y., native, played quite the game at MetLife Stadium on Thursday. You might even say it was the best...
Did Mark Sanchez overlook the 300lb lineman?
Cris Collinsworth digs deeps to give Sanchez some excuses - ”Vince Wilfork just throws him into Mark Sanchez.” No, Mark Sanchez just threw himself into Brandon Moore’s ass.
It’s Tebow time!
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New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington was fined $21,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit against Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. Arrington is the seventh Colts opponent to be fined for hits against Luck, totaling $97,500, according to the Indianapolis Star. The offense occured during last Sunday's 59-24 victory for New England.
While many shoppers will be setting their alarm clocks bright and early on Friday morning to take advantage of some huge deals, Tom Brady won’t be one of them.
Instead, Brady will be sleeping off another game, after battling the New York Jets on Thanksgiving night. Besides, Brady doesn’t need to go bargain-hunting — he’s already up to his hair in high fashion.
The Super Bowl...
Tom Brady, one of three Players of the Game, bites into a turducken drumstick after the Patriots’ 49-19 Thanksgiving Night win.
After a long day of turkey, stuffing and everything in between, the best part of the day finally arrived. The injury-battered Patriots and fast-fading Jets faced off for the second time this year on Thanksgiving Night in the Meadowlands as the Jets tried...