Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork returned to Foxboro yesterday to sign a one-day contract and retire a Patriot after a 13-year NFL career, 11 seasons in New England and two with the Houston Texans.
Full Vince Wilfork Retirement Press Conference as a Patriots Player
Bob Kraft spoke about one of his favorite players before coach Bill Belichick did the same and introduced Wilfork himself.
When Myra Kraft, Robert’s wife, was undergoing chemotherapy for cancer in 2010, Wilfork gave Robert a similar chain and medallion, this one with a wedding photo of Robert and Myra on it. Robert wore it for 11 months after Myra died.