Vince Wilfork undergoes surgery

Updated: October 2, 2013, 12:04 PM ET

New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, who likely is headed to season-ending injured reserve, had surgery on his torn right Achilles on Tuesday.

"I don't regret anything that has happened and there is no need to feel sorry about it," Wilfork said in a statement on his Twitter account that acknowledged the surgery. "I know what signing up to play football means and I know the rewards and risks. This is my job and I will switch positions for now and play the role of patient, ...

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