Vince Wilfork Leaves With An Injury

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  1. Article Article In the Starting Line-Up

    Ian's Daily Blog - Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork suffered an ankle injury late in the 2nd quarter and limped off the field before heading back to the locker room. He had two tackles in the game one solo, and one combined before leaving the field.

  2. mayoclinic

    mayoclinic Supporter Supporter

    Hope it's not serious. But maybe we'll finally get to see Ron Brace play. He looked great in preseason, but it's hard to contribute if you aren't on the field.
  3. jbb9s

    jbb9s In the Starting Line-Up

    vince is not in there 1st drive of the 2nd - bad bad news - Turner is probably going to go for 80 yds this half.
  4. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    I'll be anxious to find out the extent of his injury.
  5. Patspsycho

    Patspsycho Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    I thought Brace subbed in for him, but it may have been Pryor. Anyone know?
  6. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    Pryor is the one that I noticed. I did not notice Brace at all, buthe could have been there.
  7. Horace's Ivories

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    defense played well without him
  8. ALP

    ALP Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    so he didnt return to the game at all?
  9. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- Supporter

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    I noticed Pryor getting a lot of pressure in the middle ... kid has a high motor in him.
  10. DarrylS

    DarrylS Supporter Supporter

    Shows the depth of this team, big Vince goes down and the D does not miss a beat... very good day.
  11. patriotscpfc

    patriotscpfc Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I noticed a lot of Pryor in the first half before Big V went down.

    I think Wright was in a lot until he got hurt then Brace went in there.
  12. efin98

    efin98 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    All the doom and gloom if he didn't get paid seems way too premature after that performance by the defense...
  13. 2000army

    2000army On the Game Day Roster

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    Surprised he didn't come back. looked okay walking down the stairs
  14. patsfan-1982

    patsfan-1982 In the Starting Line-Up

    brady walked down the stairs to last year

    i do hope he's ok
  15. TheComeback

    TheComeback 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Guys use your head. He walked off the field with an ankle injury. If he tore his achilles or broke his ankle he wouldn't be able to do that. He is not going to be out for the season. It's likely some sort of sprain. Worst case is a high ankle sprain and he's out 6-8 weeks.

    I thought Pryor played well in Wilfork's absence. I didn't see Brace out there. I think we'll see him more later in the season.
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2009
  16. SoonerPatriot

    SoonerPatriot In the Starting Line-Up

    There's no comparison to the way Brady left the field last year against KC and the way Wilfork did today. None.
  17. spacecrime

    spacecrime Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Good grief.
  18. 2000army

    2000army On the Game Day Roster

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    I am not sure if your serious .... Brady limped down the stairs gingerly .... Wilfork practically ran down the stairs
  19. RayClay

    RayClay Hall of Fame Poster

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    I'd guess garden variety sprained ankle. Don't think they want you walking on a high ankle sprain.

    No MD-Holiday Inn
  20. Patriot_in_NY

    Patriot_in_NY Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    cept that one is about 350 and would have much more difficulty walking on a bad ANKLE, then a guy half his weight walking off with a KNEE injury.

    But other than that, yeah, they are just alike. :rolleyes:
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