FOXBOROUGH — Following Bill Belichick’s lead, Patriots nose tackle Vince Wilfork echoed the sentiments his coach expressed Wednesday — in a rare display of humility — saying he, too, was saddened and disappointed by the arrest of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on a murder charge.
“First and foremost, it’s a sad situation for the victim’s family,’’ Wilfork said. “You’re not dealing with just football right now. You’re dealing with a human being; you’re dealing with life. It’s sad and disappointing, but at the same time you get a chance to come and do something we love to do and play football.’’ Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
Globe correspondent Craig Forde contributed to this report. Michael Vega can be reached at email@example.com.