Five matchups to watch in Week 12

The last week of the bye season has some great matchups, with some good divisional games and some interesting cross-sectional matchups. Here are some of the most intriguing personnel matchups we may see Sunday before Giants-Cowboys kicks off. 1. Patriots DT Vince Wilfork vs. Lions RG Travis SwansonEven as a veteran, New England’s mammoth defensive tackle is a load for teams to...
Via This Given Sunday
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five matchups to watch in Week 12

The last week of the bye season has some great matchups, with some good divisional games and some interesting cross-sectional matchups. Here are some of the most intriguing personnel matchups we may see in Sunday before Giants-Cowboys kicks off. 1. Patriots DT Vince Wilfork vs. Lions RG Travis SwansonEven as a veteran, New England’s mammoth defensive tackle is a load for teams...
Via Bloguin Best
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Tweet Adorable Vince Wilfork Throwback Thursday Photo

The New England Patriots are clearly trying to get on Tom Brady’s social media level. In honor of Throwback Thursday, the Pats’ Twitter account posted an adorable photo of defensive tackle Vince Wilfork. Possibly one of our cutest #TBT photos ever... #LittleVince— New England Patriots (@Patriots) November 20, 2014 That winning smile definitely isn...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo Of The Day: A Young Vince Wilfork

I have no idea how old Vince is in this picture but I’m 100% sure that young Vince could still kick my ass. Killer shirt too. Two buttons down for your school portrait = bad ass.
Via The Awesome Boston
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wilfork: We made the Colts 1-dimensional

AP Photo/Darron Cummings The Patriots were pretty good in the run game against the Indianapolis Colts. Jonas Gray ran the ball down the throat of the Colts defense while the Pats defense silenced the Colts running game. The leading Colts rusher was quarterback Andrew Luck, who ran for 15 yards. Yep, their leading rusher only managed 15 yards. The Colts running backs, Ahmad Bradshaw...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork: Patriots Able To Make Colts One-Dimensional By Stopping Run

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Opposing defenses have had an easy time stopping Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson since he came into the NFL as the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 draft. The New England Patriots completely shut him down, however, holding the Colts’ starter to zero yards on seven carries in their 42-20 win over Indianapolis. Fellow Colts running back Ahmad...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James on Rob Gronkowski: ‘He’s a big motherf—er’

            Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James gave a honest and simple reaction when he met with New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski Friday night. “He’s a big motherf—er, man. I can’t even imagine what the DBs must be thinking when he’s coming over the middle,” James said, according to WEEI...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Vince Wilfork & Ray Bourque, “Not In Our House”

No you are not hallucinating. That is Patriots defensive lineman, Vince Wilfork, and former Boston Bruins defenseman and hall of famer, Ray Bourque. The YouTube account that uploaded this video is called  called Vince and Ray and this is the only video the account has published. The video description simply says #VinceAndRay but there doesn’t seem to be any sort of campaign...
Via The Awesome Boston
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork: Reggie Wayne Is An Enemy On The Field, Family Off Of it

FOXBORO, Mass. — Vince Wilfork and Reggie Wayne are among the last of a dying breed: Reminders of the Miami Hurricanes’ glory days. The two University of Miami products will be enemies Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, but the New England Patriots defensive tackle and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver hold a close bond off the field. “That’s family,”...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots at Colts: Who will win?

            Tom Brady and Andrew Luck will square off this Sunday night in Indianapolis, in a game that will will make an impact on the AFC playoff seedings. “Their offense is doing a great job this year,” Brady said of the Colts. “They score a lot of points, especially at home, and Luck’s kind of the ring leader. He does a lot of things I wish...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Wishes Vince Wilfork Happy Birthday In Delightful Facebook Post (Photo)

Tom Brady’s Facebook page is incapable of disappointing. The New England Patriots quarterback continued his streak of brilliant posts by wishing Vince Wilfork a happy 33rd birthday Tuesday, complete with a photoshopped party hat on the hulking defensive tackle. We hope Wilfork was feeling more festive on his big day than he did while that picture was being taken. Wilfork wasn’t...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kid scares Vince Wilfork

USA Today SportsIts Halloween! The the wonderful time of year when a few brave people take their lives into their own hands and attempt to scare other people, never knowing how people are going to react. When that person is Vince Wilfork, there is a good chance instincts are going to kick in and you'll look like an opposing teams quarterback. Which is not an enviable position...
Via Patriots Life
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Looks At Broncos, Sees Perfect All-Around Football Team

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are going out of their way to prove they’re the masters of anti-bulletin-board material. Vince Wilfork gave the Denver Broncos the ultimate form of praise, one day after Rob Gronkowski called them “the best team in the NFL right now.” “When you draw up a perfect football team, you draw up the Denver Broncos all-around — special...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Kissing New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Like He's the Godfather

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is a powerful man. When you are as filthy rich as he is and own one of the most successful NFL franchise's of the last decade or so you are going to acquire a certain amount of influence. Enough to make him the Godfather?For big ole Vince Wilfork to be planting one on each cheek like this it sure looks like it.via RedditRead more »
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork, Robert Kraft Share A Couple Kisses Before Bears Game (Video)

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and defensive tackle Vince Wilfork shared a bromantic moment before Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears at Gillette Stadium. The two showed off their softer sides on the sideline, as Wilfork gave Kraft not one, but two kisses on his cheek before the game got underway. The double cheek kiss was clearly good luck for the Pats, who...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Bob Kraft and Vince Wilfork Kiss On The Sideline

Vince Wilfork and New England Patriot’s owner Bob Kraft share a kiss on the sideline during the Chicago Bears game. That kid behind them is a bit confused… As you can see from the bottom line, Gronkowski is also having a career day. All class in New England. 2 total views, 2 views today The post VIDEO: Bob Kraft and Vince Wilfork Kiss On The Sideline appeared first on Chicago...
Via Sports Mockery
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilfork Praises Revis both on and off the field

Vince Wilfork had some kind words to say about Darrelle Revis after he missed practice and was sent home on Tuesday. Wilfork, who is a leader on this Patriots team, focused on his character and playing ability."He's a great guy," Wilfork said. "On the field, and off the field. He's just a great guy to be around. Football IQ is just outstanding. He's at...
Via Patriots Life
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilfork taking Pats' inefficient run defense personally

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe New England Patriots defense has been one of polarity the past couple years, a circumstance that has defensive tackle Vince Wilfork pretty peeved.The team's passing defense, a sore spot in year's past, has been pretty impressive the last two seasons, finishing in the middle of the pack in 2013 and currently first in the league this season. Unfortunately...
Via AFC East Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince WIlfork on track to earn $3 million in incentives

Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesWhen Vince Wilfork signed his extension over the summer, it included a $3 million incentive if he plays 70 percent of all defensive snaps ($2.5 million if they make the divisional round of the playoffs, $500k if the team finished in the top 10 in points), according to ESPN Boston. As of right now, he's on track to hit that this season with 78.9% of snaps...
Via Patriots Life
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Wilfork addressed Patriots with motivational speech last week

Photo via NESN.comVince Wilfork addressed the Patriots' confidence issues earlier last week with a very motivational speech, according to Doug Kyed of the Monday night debacle in Kansas City, which now seems like an afterthought, Wilfork told the team that the season is still young and they still had time to turn things around.The entire team responded in a big...
Via Patriots Life
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Wilfork Addressed Patriots To Rebuild Confidence On Monday

New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork typically leads by example, not speech. The Patriots captain reportedly made an exception on Monday night after an embarrassing 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Wilfork addressed the Patriots in the locker room, stressing that the season is still young, a league source told ProFootballTalk. Wilfork, an 11th-year veteran, assured...
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork vows defense will turn around

USATSIDuring a media session in the Patriots' locker room yesterday, Vince Wilfork voiced his belief in the defense, saying the unit will right the ship, according to Erik Frenz of"I have full confidence in this team," said nose tackle Vince Wilfork in the Patriots' locker room on Thursday. "We have a lot of great guys around this locker room that...
Via Patriots Life
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Vince Wilfork: ‘We need to step our game up’

Vince Wilfork hasn’t lost any confidence in the New England Patriots, who are coming off an embarrassing 41-14 loss Monday to the Kansas City Chiefs. “I have full confidence in this team,” Wilfork said Thursday after a full-pads practice, via “We have a lot of great guys around this locker room that played a lot of football games and know what it takes to...
Via Sports-Glory
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Vince Wilfork: The Chiefs Beat Us Like We Stole Something

Well he’s not lying. The Patriots didn’t look like a normally high functioning Tom Brady team. After Monday’s 41-14 loss to the Chiefs, the Patriots are stunned at their performance. This isn’t something they are use to. And what does 11 year veteran Vince Wilfork say about this? The team needs to refocus and defensively get better. “We just never got anything going; nothing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Dontari Poe and New England Patriots Vince Wilfork Combine for the Fat Guy Play of the Week

Want to see what it looks like when close to 700 pounds of man collide (671 to be exact)? Along with some earth tremors you get the Fat Guy Play of the Day:@_MarcusD_/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss
Patriots News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Bills-Jets game will be free admission

Pete Carroll: Lynch is 'our guy'

Which NFL team will get the #1 pick?

Game of the week: Patriots vs. Lions

Report: Padres join hunt for Sandoval

Golic recreates Kardashian butt pic

Adrian Peterson speaks out

NFLPA appeals Peterson suspension

10 best college running backs ever

DeSean Jackson mum on cryptic post

Revis on Johnson: 'A man among boys'

LeBron on challenge of leading Cavaliers

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.