The Patriots are expected to keep Vince Wilfork more at nose tackle in 2011, rather than kicking him to end as they did last year.
Patriots signed NT Vince Wilfork to a five-year, $40 million contract. The deal includes $25 million guaranteed.
Patriots owner Bob Kraft said Wednesday that the club is close to striking a long-term deal with franchise player Vince Wilfork.
Vince Wilfork's wife indicated on Twitter that her husband will not make any drastic moves despite receiving an unwanted franchise tag from the Patriots Monday.
Patriots designated NT Vince Wilfork as their franchise player.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, a "standoff" between the Patriots and impending free agent NT Vince Wilfork may be taking place in New England.
The Boston Globe considers it "virtually certain" that the Patriots will use the franchise tag on Vince Wilfork.
Free agent NT Vince Wilfork said Thursday that playing for either Miami or Tampa Bay would be a "dream come true."
Free agent NT Vince Wilfork reiterated that he will be upset if the Patriots use the franchise tag on him next month.
Vince Wilfork said after Sunday's season-ending loss that he will "of course" be upset if the Patriots slap him with the franchise tag this offseason.
Patriots NT Vince Wilfork (ankle) confirmed that he will return for Sunday's game against the Ravens.
Patriots NT Vince Wilfork (ankle) and DE Ty Warren (ankle) are expected to return for the Ravens game this week.
Patriots declared DL Vince Wilfork, QB Isaiah Stanback, DB Terrence Wheatley, DB Darius Butler, RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, OL Rich Ohrnberger, DL Titus Adams and OL Nick Kaczur inactive for Week 16 against the Jaguars.
Jason La Canfora reports that NT Vince Wilfork (foot) is a true game-time decision for Sunday's game against Jacksonville while DE Ty Warren (ankle) is expected to start.