This is a summary. To read the whole story subscribe to BostonGlobe.com
The Patriots will play the rest of this season without stalwart defensive lineman and cocaptain Vince Wilfork — a league source said early Monday morning that Wilfork suffered a torn right Achilles’ tendon in the first quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Falcons.
During a conference call with reporters around 11 a.m. Monday, coach Bill Belichick said he had no new information on Wilfork’s injury and that Wilfork was set to undergo more tests; however, by late afternoon, during his weekly appearance on WEEI, he acknowledged that the 10-year veteran had a significant injury.
“It doesn’t look too good for Vince,” Belichick said. “He’s got a pretty serious injury and it’s probably unlikely that he’ll be able to play again this year.”
Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
Get the full story with unlimited access to BostonGlobe.com.
Just 99 cents for four weeks.