Discussion

Jerod Mayo spicing up Patriots' D

Updated: December 15, 2012, 4:32 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There are two quarterbacks on the New England Patriots roster, but not according to defensive lineman Vince Wilfork. He sees three.

There's Tom Brady, Ryan Mallett and ... Jerod Mayo?

Let Wilfork, one of the team's defensive captains, explain.

"To play that linebacker spot, it's like Tom on the other side of the ball. They're the captain and they run the ship. They're the engine. They make sure everything is on point," Wilfork relayed. "You have to ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

SPONSORED HEADLINES

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Patriots Power Play
    Akiem Hicks' size -- 6-foot-5 and 324 pounds -- and power give the Pats a force between the tackles, but his success depends on how he adjusts to the system.

MORE NFL HEADLINES