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Patriots’ Vince Wilfork making a huge impact

Continued excellence cannot be measured strictly by numbers

FOXBOROUGH — Officially, Vince Wilfork was credited with four tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss, one pass deflection, and one forced fumble in the Patriots’ undressing of the Texans last Monday night.

But his impact on that game seemed far larger than the statistics showed, and it began on the second official snap.

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