Weekly Mailbag: Vince Wilfork’s motivation, and one last free agent splash

What Vince Wilfork will we get coming off a bad injury for a guy his size and this offseason contract debacle? –Pigskin Pete from Windham, ME This is a topic we’ve touched on in the past, but raises another interesting point. It was going to be tough enough for the 325-pounder to come back from a torn Achilles. Now there is another question mark: his motivation. Asking to be...
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New England Patriots have room to make one more big splash in free agency

The free agency ride rolls on in New England. In the past week, two more big moves shook the airwaves. And the salary cap. First, after asking the Patriots to release him a couple weeks ago, “Big” Vince Wilfork ended up restructuring his contract with the organization. In addition to keeping the beloved defensive tackle in a Patriots uniform through 2014, the team also saved...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots 7 Round Mock Draft

Hi everyone, welcome to the 4th edition of iSportsWeb’s 7-Round New England Patriots Mock Draft aka Patriots Mock Draft IV: The Voyage Home. Glad to have you. As a quick refresher, here are the first , second, and third editions of the draft, which you can take a look at. We are one month away from the draft which means two things: 1)   Every New England fan will be getting...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork’s New Patriots Contract Could Cause More Problems In 2015

The New England Patriots aren’t out of the woods yet with Vince Wilfork and contract issues. Wilfork happily will stay a member of the Patriots in 2014, but the team has a big decision to make next March. Wilfork is owed a $4 million roster bonus on the first day of the 2015 league year under his new, extended contract, as detailed by If Wilfork plays well in 2014, it...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Vince Wilfork back, now what?

Thousands of New England fans all exhaled with relief at the same exact moment, as Vince Wilfork reached an agreement with the Patriots this afternoon to restructure his contract. The deal is essentially a 1-year deal for $8 mil ($3 mil guaranteed) with an option for two additional seasons, saving the team $3.6 million on this year’s cap. Here are three dominoes that fell this...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Deal Doesn’t Clear Up Patriots’ Uncertainty At Defensive Tackle

Vince Wilfork and the New England Patriots finally found a deal that worked for both sides. Fans panicked after reports that Wilfork ripped the name tag off his locker and packed up his possessions. But in the end, the two parties found common ground, and a three-year contract extension works out for Wilfork and the Patriots. Wilfork can earn up to $8 million in 2014 as part of the...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Wilfork, Patriots agree to three-year extension

Vince Wilfork will return with the New England Patriots in 2014. Wilfork and the Patriots agreed to a three-year, $22.5 million contract extension, a source told’s Adam Schefter on Thursday. Wilfork reportedly asked for his release and cleaned out his locker after discussions of an altered contract initially went poorly. The big nose tackle was entering the last season...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 players the Patriots could sign if they release Vince Wilfork

As the days pass in New England, the more likely it appears defensive tackle Vince Wilfork has played his last game for the Patriots. This is especially true when it comes to the rumors of the team wanting Big Vince to just take a pay cut and not restructure his deal, leading to an upset Wilfork removing his belongings (including the name plate from his locker) last week. While the...
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24 days ago  |  1 Comment

Gasper: There's been a 'softening' with Wilfork

The Vince Wilfork situation could end one of two ways: He stays or he goes. When Wilfork originally asked for his release, it sounds like he was definitely out the door. But here we are, a few weeks later, and Wilfork is still on the team. The Pats have not released him. The Boston Globe's Chris Gasper has a theory. "I think there's been a softening here, Gary, I...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Wilfork Cleaned Out Patriots Locker At Gillette Stadium

Vince Wilfork is prepared to move on from the New England Patriots. Wilfork cleaned out his locker at Gillette Stadium after the Patriots approached him about restructuring his contract, the Boston Herald’s Karen Guregian reported Monday. Wilfork angrily “ripped his name plate off his locker stall” after discussions with the Patriots went poorly. Patriots owner Robert Kraft...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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