New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork was able to win the second Super Bowl ring of his career, but he appears to be on his way out the door.
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Wilfork has spent 11 seasons with the Patriots while making five Pro Bowl trips, and he has been a valuable locker room leader for the Patriots.
However, the Patriots have decided to move on without him as they will decline his 2015 option. This makes him an unrestricted free agent.
If the Patriots do not decide to re-sign him, Wilfork should be able to find a team willing to sign him to a one or two-year contract to help the defense and provide a veteran presence.
SportsCenter announced the Patriots’ decision to decline Wilfork’s option on Twitter.
Vince Wilfork releases statement saying Patriots will not pick up his option. He will be unrestricted free agent. pic.twitter.com/1PCGmoYrq1
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 5, 2015