Replacing Wilfork, if he leaves 

March, 14, 2014
Mar 14
9:48
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We found out Thursday that defensive tackle Vince Wilfork has asked the New England Patriots to release him. His contract appears to be at the heart of the problem between the two sides. As ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss notes, the Pats can make a good case for restructuring his contract and Wilfork can make a good case for not accepting a reduction in pay.