Vince Wilfork has ankle injury

Updated: September 30, 2013, 2:09 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork left Sunday night's 30-23 win against the Atlanta Falcons with an ankle injury in the first quarter, limping off the field on the Falcons' first drive of the game and did not return.

He was later taken to the locker room on the back of a cart.

Wilfork, one of the team's captains, is a perennial Pro Bowler and vital cog to the team's defense, particularly against the run. He had been added to the team's injury ...

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