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Patriots’ Tavon Wilson used football as an escape

The rookie defensive back used football as his refuge from the tough times earlier in life, including his mother’s death

FOXBOROUGH — Darlene Williams had just buried her daughter. Tavon Wilson was coming to grips with losing his mother.

That Saturday, just home from the funeral for Robin Williams, who had drowned at a pool party, Darlene went to her grandson’s room to check on him.

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