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Darrelle Revis: ‘I’m in the best shape of my career’

New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis is nearly two years removed from ACL surgery and said last week that he’s in the best shape of his career. “I’m just so excited,” Revis said. “I’ve been in the best shape in my career, and I’m just happy to be out here and play ball.” Revis played in all 16 games for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season, but he wasn’t...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

"Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, in his first contact since rupturing his Achilles last September,..."

“Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, in his first contact since rupturing his Achilles last...
Via Pats Propaganda
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Standings and Playoff Projections Part 2 of 11: AFC East

In a watered down American Football Conference the AFC East division stands out as the most one sided divison. Mostly all teams here have huge holes on their team, but one team clearly rises a step above the rest.AFC East1. Patriots 12-4 (Division Champs) The Patriots are clearly the best team in this division and barring a massive injury to Tom Brady they will succeed in winning...
Via Football Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran Leaders Return To Field For Day 1 Of Patriots Training Camp (Video)

Former New England Patriots linebacker Matt Chatham said that looking at a football team during training camp is like “evaluating a swim team when they’re not in the water.” That’s why the biggest takeaway from Day 1 of Patriots training camp Thursday were the intangibles. What made this year’s camp different was the presence of last season’s injured veterans  – Vince...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Q&A - he's ready

Photo from NESNTraining camp opened today, which means football season is almost here. I know, I'm excited too. The first day of training camps means teams together and it also means plenty of quotes coming from players, whether interesting or not.Vince Wilfork sat down with Patriots.com to discuss, among other things, his achilles injury and him being a mentor to some of the...
Via Patriots Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

On The Front Line: Is Vince Wilfork Doing Fine?

The big man met with the media, following the New England Patriots first day of training camp.
Via CLNS Radio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Not Limited By Achilles During Patriots Training Camp

FOXBORO, Mass. — There were concerns that at 32 years old and 325 pounds, Vince Wilfork might never be the same player after tearing his Achilles, but it’s been smooth sailing for the big man so far this offseason. Wilfork said he has no limitations as the New England Patriots began training camp on Thursday. Wilfork tore his right Achilles tendon in Week 4 of the 2013 season...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork avoid the PUP list, other big names do not

Alfonzo Dennard has a lot of thinking to do, as he won't be able to participate in camp at firstOne of the biggest questions for the Patriots heading into training camp is who would actually be suiting up?The fact that the team was ravaged by injuries in 2013 means that there are a lot of recovering players right now. Here's the full list of players who certainly won'...
Via Patriots Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: New England Patriots’ D-line is the NFL’s biggest boom or bust candidate

If you look up the definition of “boom or bust” in the dictionary, there is a picture of the New England Patriots’ defensive line smiling nervously right beside it. It’s really quite impressive just how drastically different this group’s possible outcomes are. On one hand, you have decades worth of experience from talented players up and down the roster, along with several...
Via cover32 - Patriots
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski: I plan on playing the whole season this year

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who is recovering from a torn right ACL, plans to play the entire 2014 season, including the regular-season opener. “I’m planning on playing the whole season this year,” Gronkowski said Friday to ESPN’s Mike Reiss. The Patriots open the season Sept. 7 at the Miami Dolphins. “I’m always antsy to get back on the field,...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  2 Comments

Patriots DL Armond Armstead retires

New England Patriots first-year DL Armond Armstead announced his retirement on Wednesday. Armstead, 23, signed with the Patriots on Feb. 1, 2013, after one season with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.  He was placed on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List on Aug. 26, 2013. “It has been a pleasure being around Armond, as he gave everything he could to...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Vince Wilfork ‘Excited’ for the season to begin

During the early stages of free agency, the New England Patriots tried to paint defensive tackle, Vince Wilfork, into a corner during contract discussion. The Patriots had every right to do so, the chips were stacked against Wilfork, entering his 11th season with the Patriots, coming off a season ending…
Via CLNS Radio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots' Résumé - Vince Wilfork

Dear Coach,As you know, I am recovering from a torn Achilles tendon - which sucked and still sucks, but I'll get over it just like I got over you guys asking me to take a pay cut.Yeah, I went there.When I decided to skip my Senior year at Miami, you drafted me in the first round despite the talk that I was lazy and unmotivated.  You took a chance on me then without knowing anything...
Via Foxborough Free Press
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Has A Monster Jam Session With Grave Digger

Vince Wilfork was at Gillette Stadium on Friday for a Monster Jam session with the legendary Grave Digger.
Via Gamedayr
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pats' Wilfork healthy, says no hard feelings

First came a season-ending ruptured Achilles injury late last September. Then came a contract squabble in the offseason. It's been an eventful nine months for New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, who said Thursday that he has no limitations on what he can do physically and has put any hard business-based feelings behind him. "I'm not surprised,"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork happy to be back, focused on future

New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, who ruptured his Achilles late last September, said Thursday that he has no limitations in his movement. “I know there are a bunch of stats and everything going against a person my size (6-foot-2, 325 pounds) with the injury. Right now, I can’t ask for it to be any better,” Wilfork said, via ESPNBoston.com. “It was...
Via Sports-Glory
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Not Holding Grudge, Patriots Contract Dispute ‘A Dead Issue’

FOXBORO, Mass. – There are no hard feelings between the New England Patriots and Vince Wilfork now that the big nose tackle is back on the practice field. Just three short months ago, it seemed that Wilfork’s tenure with the Patriots was nearing an end. Reports came out that Wilfork had asked for his release after the Patriots approached him to restructure his contract, and...
Via NESN.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Wilfork ahead of rehab schedule

Winslow Townson/Getty ImagesGood news, Pats fans - Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald went on 98.5's Toucher and Rich and said that Vince Wilfork is ahead of schedule in his recovery.Here's what he had to say, per CBS Sports:“[Wilfork] has made more progress than I think anybody really expected to at this point. He was out there for the entire practice yesterday, but his reps...
Via Patriots Life
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork seems to be on track for camp

According to MassLive.com,  it looks like Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork is on track to be ready for training camp as he continues to rehab from surgery on his Achilles. It’s difficult to take much away from organized team activities, especially when trying to evaluate the play in the trenches, since it is a glorified passing camp. But the fact that Wilfork, who is working...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Vince participates in 11 v. 11 OTA Drill

Isn't that a welcome title? Yes you read it right, Vince Wilfork participated in 11 v. 11 at Patriots OTA's. That is usually one of the final signs that a player is coming back from injury.Typically, 11 v. 11 drills are not participated in by players that suffer ankle, knee, leg or foot injuries due to the fact that it is easier to re-injure themselves, so having Wilfork...
Via Patriots Life
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilfork's work in 11-on-11s a big step for the big man

BY NICK ST. DENISNew England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork's presence on the practice field of late has been inspiring. It got even better this week.The veteran defensive tackle, coming off a season-ending ruptured Achilles at the end of September of last year, was reportedly in action for 11-on-11 drills Thursday.While that seems like a small thing, given that it&...
Via AFC East Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Williams: ‘I still have some juice in the tank’

Free agent defensive tackle Kevin Williams visited the New England Patriots last Thursday and spoke about his conversations with coach Bill Belichick on Sirius XM NFL Radio. “He went through the roster and basically explained where I could fit in with those guys,” Williams told hosts Bruce Murray and Rich Gannon, via ESPNBoston.com. “They had a lot of injuries and they have...
Via Sports-Glory
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Checking in on Injured New England Patriots Stars Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork | Bleacher Report

Checking in on Injured New England Patriots Stars Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork | Bleacher Report:...
Via Pats Propaganda
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

"DT Vince Wilfork: There was a time when it looked like this longtime defensive fulcrum — the..."

“DT Vince Wilfork: There was a time when it looked like this longtime defensive fulcrum...
Via Pats Propaganda
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Williams to Patriots: ‘Look me up’

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams hopes to land a job with a team soon. “I’m still weighing my options, man,” said Williams to Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports. “Hopefully, I’ll be on somebody’s team in August and go from there.” Williams, 33, is a six-time Pro Bowler and could still be a functional role player.  He has visited the Seattle...
Via Sports-Glory
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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