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Patriots' DT Sealver Siliga injures foot

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots starting defensive tackle Sealver Siliga left Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders with a foot injury in the first quarter. Siliga walked to the locker room under his own power for further tests and has not returned to the sideline. The 6-foot-2, 325-pound Siliga, whose big-bodied presence helped the Patriots play stronger inside against the run last week, was paired with Vince Wilfork in the middle for Sunday's game against Oakland.

Vince Wilfork on D&H: Patriots win over Vikings ‘huge step forward’

Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork joined Dale & Holley on Monday to discuss New England’s 30-7 win over the Vikings. To hear the interview, go to the Dale & Holley on demand page. Against the Dolphins in Week 1, the Patriots defense allowed 23 unanswered points in the second half. Wilfork said after the game […]

Wilfork: Patriots expecting more zone runs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork knows what to expect on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. After all, this is just Football 101-type stuff. “I’m pretty sure after watching last week, copycat league, we’ll [face] some sort of zone-type runs just to see if we have it fixed,” he said Thursday. Inside zone runs crushed the Patriots’ run defense in a season-opening loss to the Dolphins.

Nose Tackle Vince Wilfork with Dale and Holley

Big Vince was not at all satisfied with a tough Patriots loss in Miami, and he sat down with Dale and Holley on a Patriots Monday.

Vince Wilfork on Dale & Holley: ‘This defense is a lot better than what we’ve shown’

Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork joined Dale & Holley on Monday afternoon to discuss Sunday’s game against the Dolphins. To hear the interview, go to the Dale & Holley on demand page. New England’s 33-20 loss included 23 second half unanswered points in the second half from the Dolphins. Wilfork said the loss bothered him […]

Wilfork: 'Not how you start, how you finish'

Observed and heard in the locker room after the New England Patriots' 33-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins: Wilfork doesn't mince words: Seven-time captain Vince Wilfork, who takes pride in leading the team's run defense, said any time a team gives up 191 rushing yards it starts up front. Then he took a big-picture approach: "It's tough losing, but at the same time, I'm not going to hold my head down. ... It's a long season and this is one game of many.
Boston Herald Sep 4, 2014
Vince Wilfork’s big challenge: Be force again

Vince Wilfork’s big challenge: Be force again

When a defensive tackle above the age of 30 suffers a season-ending Achilles injury like the one Vince Wilfork did last year, the prognosis is pretty grim.Conventional wisdom states that either the player’s career never will be the same, or it will be finished, period. Rarely is the player expected to return and be as effective as he was before the injury.
Boston Herald Sep 4, 2014
Jerod Mayo, Vince Wilfork were sorely missed

Jerod Mayo, Vince Wilfork were sorely missed

FOXBORO — The Patriots defense that opens the season in Miami will look drastically different than the one that appeared in last season’s AFC Championship Game, and not just because of the offseason addition of All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis.The starting defense will likely feature a healthy Jerod Mayo and Vince Wilfork, something that hasn’t happened in almost 11 months.
Pats Pulpit Sep 3, 2014

Patriots Announce Injury Report Including Rob Gronkowski

The Patriots have taken a minimalist approach to this week's injury report. Contrary to previous years, Bill Belichick has released a tiny injury report. I honestly can't remember the last time the report was this small. Limited Tight End Rob Gronkowski - Knee Defensive Tackle Sealver Siliga - Hand Defensive Tackle Chris Jones - Ankle Defensive End Michael Buchanan - Ankle That's the whole list. No Aaron Dobson. No Dominique Easley. No Vince Wilfork. No Jerod Mayo. No Tom Brady's shoulder. No Foxboro flu. No case of rookie toe stubbing. No one with hurt feelings. No mind games. Just four...

Wilfork: Patriots have responded well

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – When it comes to the pulse of the New England Patriots' locker room, and how players have responded following last week’s surprising trade of Logan Mankins, veteran defensive lineman Vince Wilfork likes what he’s seen so far. The re-elected captain for a seventh straight season spoke to reporters for an extended stretch during Wednesday’s media-access period. “I think the team responded well,” Wilfork said in his first public remarks since Mankins was traded.

Report: Patriots name captains for 2014 season

FOXBORO — The Patriots have named their captains for the 2014 season according to Field Yates of ESPN and for the first time they include offensive lineman Dan Connolly — an eight-year veteran, six of those coming with the Patriots. In addition to Connolly, Tom Brady, Jerod Mayo, Vince Wilfork, Devin McCourty, and Matthew Slater […]
Pats Pulpit Sep 3, 2014
Patriots Announce Team Captains: Dan Connolly the newest addition

Patriots Announce Team Captains: Dan Connolly the newest addition

The Patriots have announced their team captains for the 2014 season. According to Field Yates of ESPN Boston, the New England Patriots have named their six captains for the 2014 NFL season: Patriots captains for 2014 season: QB Tom Brady, LB Jerod Mayo, NT Vince Wilfork, DB Devin McCourty, OL Dan Connolly & SPT Matthew Slater. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 3, 2014 Tom Brady, Jerod Mayo, Vine Wilfork, Devin McCourty, and Matt Slater were all captains in 2013 - although Mayo and Wilfork were replaced by McCourty and Rob Ninkovich after they went down for the year. The new...

Vince Wilfork on D&H: ‘This is as strong as I have ever been in my career’

Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork checked in with Dale & Holley on Monday to discuss how he feels physically coming off his season-ending Achillies injury last season and what it’€™s like to see some of his fellow defensive linemen get cut. To hear the interview, go to the Dale & Holley audio on demand page. […]

Bill Belichick: Vince Wilfork has ‘done a solid job’ in getting back from torn Achilles

Coming of a torn Achilles suffered in Week 4 against the Falcons last season, forcing him to go on season-ending injured reserve, it appears Vince Wilfork is ready for the upcoming season. Wilfork hasn’€™t missed a practice this preseason and like most starters he didn’€™t play in the first preseason game against the Redskins. He […]
Rotoworld Aug 24, 2014

Wilfork looking good in return from Achilles' - Vince Wilfork (DL) New England Patriots

ESPN Boston believes Vince WIlfork is playing at an even higher level than he was before tearing his Achilles'.

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