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August 6, 2013

Patriots' Wilfork eager for joint practices

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Wilfork said the Eagles “have a bunch of talent” and said Kelly gives them a new look.

“We’re looking forward to having the chance to go down and work against a good football team, a young team, a new head coach that’s coming in with a little swagger that he’s bringing from college,” he said. “We’ll see where we’re at.”

Also yesterday, the Patriots signed two rookie free agents to their roster.

Offensive lineman Matt Stankiewitch, 23, started all 25 games at center as a junior and senior at Penn State and was a team captain for the East in the East-West Shrine game. Mike Zupancic, 23, was a three-year letter-earner as the long snapper at Eastern Michigan.

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