Vince Wilfork announced on Twitter this evening that he’ll be staying in New England for years to come.
“Thanks to everyone who supported us during our time here in New England it has ment a great deal to us,” Wilfork tweeted. “With that being said we are pleased to say we will be here for MANY more years to come.”
Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that Wilfork and the Patriots have agreed to a five-year, $40 million deal that includes an $18 million signing bonus and $25 million guaranteed.
Mike Reiss of ESPN reports that Wilfork will be the highest-paid nose tackle in the NFL.