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March 14, 2014

Just what the doc ordered

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Your starting nose tackle Vince Wilfork is 350 pounds and recovering from an Achilles injury that most slim men take years to heal from, and now reportedly is requesting to be released from the team, all but ending his time in New England.

But this?

This is news fit to enjoy. It was all but a pipe dream just days ago – an idea that would be mocked and ridiculed if brought up in conversation.

Next year should prove great things for a good team with a great coach-quarterback tandem.

It’s this type of move that we have been waiting for. It’s this type of move that we have fantasized about.

When we thought of the perfect Patriots team, Revis was on it.

Plus, he’s a former New York Jet.

On this, the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, what better time to say cead mile failte – Gaelic for a hundred thousand welcomes – to Darrelle Revis.

He’s undoubtedly just what the doctor ordered.

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