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Wilfork not fond of criticism from ex-Patriots Harrison, Bruschi

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  • By Simon Samano NFL.com
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If we were to think of one word Patriots nose tackle Vince Wilfork might use to describe ex-teammates Rodney Harrison and Tedy Bruschi, we'd go with "sellouts."

You see, in their current roles as analysts in the evil entity known as the media, Harrison (NBC) and Bruschi (ESPN) have taken the Patriots to task on a number of recent issues. From the team's defensive scheme to Chad Ochocinco's affinity for social media and others, Bruschi and Harrison have problems with the Patriots.

To Wilfork, their criticism is nothing but a bunch of ... well, crap.

"I could care less about people on the outside looking in. Or if you played for us, or played for Bill Belichick somewhere down the line," Wilfork told the Boston Herald. "I could care less what those guys have to say."

New England certainly has flaws on defense, but at 5-2 and with a Tom Brady-led offense that ranks third in the NFL, the Patriots' world is hardly falling apart -- even if Harrison and Bruschi are good at their jobs and make it seem that way.

Here's the irony: As proud former members of the team under Belichick, presumably they want New England to succeed. It's the root of their criticism. But by violating "The Patriot Way," you have to wonder if they'll ultimately do more harm than good.

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