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Bill O'Brien weighs in on 2015 schedule

The Houston Texans won't be earning nearly as many frequent flier miles this season, and that's just fine with head coach Bill O'Brien. The Texans' 2015 schedule was released Tuesday night, and head coach Bill O'Brien offered his take to the team's official website. One area O'Brien was particular pleased with? Travel. The Texans won't have to venture west of LRG Stadium during the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

3 defensive tackles the New England Patriots should target in the NFL Draft

There is a gaping hole in the middle of the New England Patriots defensive line, one that Alan Branch and Sealver Siliga can’t hope to fill. For the first time in over a decade, Vince Wilfork will not be the anchor to the Pats run defense. For fans of the Patriots, it’s hard to see Big Vince playing for another organization, but it may be even harder watching running backs slice...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Newest Texans get to work

The Texans opened their offseason training program Monday and with it, came the debut of Houston's free-agent acquisitions, safety Rahim Moore, nose tackle Vince Wilfork and wide receiver Cecil Shorts IIIWilfork, who signed with Houston after winning two Super Bowls during his 11 seasons with the Patriots, told the team's official website the day offered a chance to get some work...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Podcast: Looking For Vince Wilfork, Darrelle Revis Replacements In Draft

The San Diego Chargers have reportedly shown interest in projected top pick Marcus Mariota. Could the Tennessee Titans be interested in trading for quarterback Philip Rivers? Meanwhile, the New England Patriots have quite a bit of talent to replace heading into this year’s NFL draft. How will Bill Belichick & Co. replace All-Pros Vince Wilfork and Darrelle Revis? NESN.com’s...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Mock Draft: Keys To Another Super Bowl Run

The New England Patriots are coming off of their fourth super bowl victory during the Belichick/Brady regime, but have many holes to fill. The departures of Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner, and Vince Wilfork among a few others, leaves the Patriots searching for impact players at premium positions in the 2015 NFL Draft. While there is a better chance of winning the lottery than predicting...
Via Football Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones ‘Ready To Fly’ As A Leader After Vince Wilfork’s Departure

The New England Patriots lost a defensive captain this offseason, but leadership might not be an issue in 2015. The Patriots declined to pick up defensive tackle Vince Wilfork’s 2015 contract option, making him an unrestricted free agent. He signed a two-year contract with the Houston Texans, leaving a void in the Patriots’ defensive line and locker room. Fellow 2014 captains...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Most Prominent Positional Needs Ahead of the Draft

View image | gettyimages.com The Houston Texans have made some huge moves this offseason. Typically a team that doesn’t chase free agents, the Texans made a splash by landing Vince Wilfork, Brian Hoyer, and Rahim Moore. Fans are optimistic about the moves, but there are still a few holes that the team needs to fill before the start of the season if they plan on being successful...
Via TopSportsReport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork To Give Commencement Address At New England Tech

Vince Wilfork has one more duty to fulfill in New England before he leaves for the Houston Texans. The former Patriots defensive tackle will deliver the New England Institute of Technology’s commencement address on Sunday, May 3, according to a press release from the school. Wilfork will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters “for his accomplishments and his work to improve...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork on Working With J.J. Watt “My Goal is to let J.J. be J.J.”

Former New England Patriots’ first-round draft pick Vince Wilfork signed with the Houston Texans last month after 11 seasons in New England. While this move doesn’t link Wilfork to a better team, it does pin him alongside the best defensive player in the NFL in the form of the super-human J.J. Watt. Excited to work with Watt and describing how he will fit into the Texans’ scheme...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans sign WR Nate Washington

The Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free agent wide receiver Nate Washington. Washington (6-1, 183), started 11-of-16 games with the Tennessee Titans last season, hauling in 40 passes for 647 yards. The 11-year veteran also registered two receiving touchdowns, including a career-long 80-yard score vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 11. The 31-year-old Washington had...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Vince Wilfork end up being another Ed Reed for the Houston Texans?

Two years ago, the Texans placed their hope and money on Ed Reed. It didn’t work out. This year, the Texans placed their hopes and money on Vince Wilfork, and they really need it to work out. At the time that Reed came in to Houston, he looked to be at or nearing the end of his prime, but the Texans felt that his Super Bowl experience may be the push they needed to get over the...
Via cover32
27 days ago  |  Discuss

This needs to be the next Houston Texans jersey in your collection

The Houston Texans have quietly had a very solid offseason. The BIGGEST addition, Vince Wilfork, is the first one to have his jersey go up for sale. A few hrs ago, these went up in the Go Texan store… pic.twitter.com/QPxl0syLdE — Drew Dougherty (@DoughertyDrew) March 26, 2015 Time to add the #75 jersey to your closet. Vince Wilfork jerseys are now available. HERE: http...
Via cover32
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Mock Draft: New England Grabs Athletic Cornerback, Receivers

The New England Patriots wisely stayed away from splash free-agent signings, but now they have their work cut out for them in the NFL draft. The Patriots still have plenty of needs to fill before the 2015 NFL season starts, including finding a replacement for All-Pro nose tackle Vince Wilfork. The Patriots also should look to take a cornerback after losing Darrelle Revis and Brandon...
Via NESN.com
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans new defense is already giving Andrew Luck nightmares

The Houston Texans have the best defensive line in football. With J.J. Watt, the newly added Vince Wilfork and hopefully the return of a healthy Jadeveon Clowney the Texans line is scary good. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness Our friends at SB Nation...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans deal with Vince Wilfork is really just for 2015, money also revealed

The Houston Texans are bringing in Vince Wilfork to be part of one the scariest defensive lines in football. The price tag for Wilfork’s services is surfacing. Vince Wilfork's 2-year deal with the #Texans is worth $9 M with $5 M fully guaranteed. Earns $5 M this season. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) March 18, 2015 Will he play in Houston beyond 2015? AROUND COVER32 NFL Mock...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston? They don’t have much of a problem

The offseason, where signing the big name free agents such as Julius Thomas, Darrelle Revis, and Ndamukong Suh make the biggest headlines, and without a doubt get the most attention from the media. However, some of the most productive and helpful moves can occur without making much noise. A collection of signings to add depth and filling important fundamental roles can elevate a...
Via Total Sports Live
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady bids farewell to Vince Wilfork on Facebook

Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork are two pillars of the New England Patriots’ most successful run. Their run as teammates, however, is over. That tenure came to an end Monday when Wilfork signed with the Houston Texans just a week or so after the veteran defensive tackle learned he wasn’t going to have his option picked up by the Patriots. Wilfork handled his departure with class...
Via NESN.com
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Shows Rare Deep Emotion in Heartfelt Statement on Vince Wilfork

For those NFL fans living under a rock, Bill Belichick is not one for glitz, glamour, style points or even much real human emotion but the Hall of Fame coach broke trend when issuing an awesome statement on Vince Wilfork. The former Patriots defensive tackle signed with the Houston Texans just days after being released Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork: ‘Nothing But Love’ For Patriots Organization, Fans

Vince Wilfork no longer is a member of the New England Patriots, but that doesn’t mean that he has any hard feelings for the team that drafted him. The big nose tackle agreed to a two-year deal with the Houston Texans on Monday, putting an end to an 11-year run in New England. But Wilfork said later that owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and the...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans sign DT Vince Wilfork

The Patriots release Vince Wilfork earlier this off-season, but it wasn’t for lack of talent. Wilfork graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 13th ranked 3-4 defensive end last season, including 6th against the run, which is his specialty. He was released because he simply wasn’t worth his 8.5 million dollar salary, going into his age 34 season. The Texans are paying him significantly...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Left Shallow At Defensive Tackle After Vince Wilfork Joins Texans

The New England Patriots learned their lesson in 2013: Never go into a season shallow at defensive tackle. That’s why they’re likely to add at least two more defensive tackles before the offseason is over. One of those players will not be Vince Wilfork, who tweeted Monday that he’s agreed to sign with the Houston Texans. The Patriots currently have Sealver Siliga, Alan Branch...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork reports that Vince Wilfork is signing with the Texans

Gotta love social media, where the athletes can break their own news…. Thank you everyone for everything your support has been tremendous pic.twitter.com/Kej0MsI6yB — Vince Wilfork (@wilfork75) March 16, 2015 and J.J. Watt seems like he’s pretty happy about it…. haha — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 16, 2015  
Via This Given Sunday
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork reports that Vince Wilfork is signing with the Texans

Gotta love social media, where the athletes can break their own news…. Thank you everyone for everything your support has been tremendous pic.twitter.com/Kej0MsI6yB — Vince Wilfork (@wilfork75) March 16, 2015 and J.J. Watt seems like he’s pretty happy about it…. haha — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 16, 2015  
Via Bloguin Best
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork signs with Texans

Vince Wilfork announced on Monday that he has agreed to sign with the Houston Texans, ending his 11-year career with the New England Patriots. Wilfork was the only player remaining on the Patriots aside from Tom Brady who had been with the team for all four of its championships. He was a rookie the first...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Sign Vince Wilfork

It’s the end of an era. Former New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork announced on Twitter Monday afternoon that he has signed with the Houston Texans. After 11 seasons, five Pro Bowls and two Super Bowl titles in New England, Wilfork will be calling another city home next year. Set to count $8.9 million against the cap in 2015, New England made the decision to release...
Via Sportsnaut
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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