// Vince Wilfork

PATS on the Back – Week 7 vs. Chargers

A win is a win, and that’s what the New England Patriots have to take from Sunday’s 23-20 victory over the mysterious San Diego Chargers. Why mysterious? Because how does a team rank at the top of the NFL in total offense and total defense (based on yardage), and still have just a 2-5 record? […]

PATS on the Back – Week 6 vs. Baltimore

In arguably their biggest regular season win in a few years, the Patriots defied the odds on Sunday, beating a very good Baltimore Ravens team, 23-20, in an overtime thriller that we’ll be talking about for a while. The Pats faced a ten-point deficit early in the fourth quarter, after a Billy Cundiff field goal […]

Five Patriots Named Among FOXSports.com’s Top 100 NFL Players

With training camps closing down and a new season coming up, the previews, predictions and breakdowns of the NFL are starting to come out. FOXSports.com’s Pete Shrager recently came out with his idea of the 100 best players in the NFL. While he deserves some credit for putting the time to gather the information and […]

Patriots 2010 Preview: Defensive Line

It wasn’t too long ago that the Patriots’ defensive line was the most consistent part of the defense, if not the team. But since Richard Seymour could no longer fit the budget, the void he left has been bigger than any of us expected. Lately, the defensive line has been so questionable that some have […]

The Fall of Bill?

“We’ve got to start listening to Coach Belichick. We’ve got young kids who are good players. We’ve got the best football coach of all time. He’s got the answers. We as a team have to take the teaching and the coaching we’ve been given.” The above quote is from Tom Brady, during an interview with […]

AFC East Projection: It’s Anyone’s Game

For most of the past decade, The New England Patriots have been the dominate force in the AFC East. With seven of the last ten championships under their belt, they were always top dog. However, in the past few months, the Jets and Dolphins have gotten much better. So, could New England be in trouble […]

Patriots Sign Gerard Warren…Who?

Now I’ll need you to sit back and brace yourself for this news. The Patriots have just signed Gerard Warren! I know, that Gerard Warren. Now you might be thinking that this secures the AFC East for New England next season. That even though the Jets and Dolphins have been getting better, the huge Warren […]

Patriots Sign Wilfork to Contract Extension

The Patriots finally ponied up the dough for the key logjam in their defense, as the team and NT Vince Wilfork have agreed on a contract extension. After weeks of speculation which included a franchise tag, the two sides have come together and the Patriots have secured the most important piece of their defense. The […]

Vince Wilfork Gets Franchise Tag From Patriots

According to CSNNE.com’s Tom Curran and numerous other sources, the Patriots have officially slapped the “non-exclusive” franchise tag on Vince Wilfork, making it the sixth time in nine years they’ve used the tag. Previous tag victims include Adam Vinatieri (2002, 2005), Tebucky Jones (2003), Asante Samuel (2007), and Matt Cassel (2009). Jones and Cassel were […]

New England Patriots Offseason: What To Do With This Defense?

Ask any Patriots fan what the Patriots need to improve on and about 90 percent will tell you the defense. The other 10 percent will continue to live in the fantasy world that was 2001-2007. In 2010, the defense definitely struggled to find veteran leadership after they shipped off Richard Seymour and Mike Vrabel and […]

How Vince Wilfork Can Respond To A ‘Slap In The Face’

Man, Vince Wilfork is pisssssssssssssssed. The big man called into WEEI’s Dale and Holley show Wednesday morning to share with the radio listening public his thoughts on his current contract status with the Patriots, and let’s just say he wasn’t exactly teeming with kind words for the Pats management (You can listen to the interview […]

Where Do the Patriots Go From Here?

The Patriots took quite the beating at the hands of the Ravens on Sunday to lose their first home playoff game in the Belichick-Brady era. It wasn’t pretty, but it did tell us one thing—Wes Welker would not have made a difference. The Patriots were outplayed by so much that their top offensive weapon would […]

Patriots Report Card: Week 18

Quarterback: B- If you told me Tom Brady had 42 attempts in a game, I’d tell you he easily threw for over 300 yards. And if you then told me he threw for 200 yards, I’d be surprised.  But 154 yards? On 42 attempts? You’re kidding, right? No, unfortunately not. This is what happened on […]

Patriots-Ravens: Previewing the First Playoff Meeting

They worked all season to get to this point. Now, the New England Patriots will have to best a perennial defensive power house in the Baltimore Ravens. It is one of the four rematches from the regular season being played this weekend. The Patriots will hope for a repeat of the 27-21 win during Week […]

Patriots Report Card: Week 17

Quarterback: C I was tempted to cut Tom Brady some slack and give him an “Incomplete” on his report card this week, but the Patriots quarterback played most of the game on Sunday. He was replaced by rookie Brian Hoyer (Michigan State) in the second quarter, and on the Patriots’ last drive.  Brady’s stat line was […]