Living life with the Wilforks

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That’s Vince Wilfork with his wife Bianca standing next to him. And that’s a setting — the kitchen — you might not be used to seeing those two in.

But when Vince sheds the pads and packs away his helmet, he lives a life that’s remarkably normal. He’s a father and husband and homeowner, and all of it plays out like you might expect it would with the guy down the street.

The Globe’s Stan Grossfeld, was recently given a peek into this existence of Vince’s, and provided the pictures and take-out story to chronicle “The Wilfork Experience”. Pretty cool outlook that Big No. 75 has on life.

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“I’m your average Joe Blow,” he told Stan. “I’m your plumber. I’m your garbage man. I’m your everyday people. I don’t send people out to get my mail. I don’t have no personal assistant, none of that mess. I’m a normal person. I drive myself everywhere. I don’t need no car service, that’s not me. We go to Walmart, we go to Target, we don’t have to go to the mall.”

I don’t need to tell you to give Stan’s work a read, but you should, and if you do you’ll learn plenty about Wilfork — Including his aspirations to raise a Kentucky Derby winner and his ability to dunk. Check it out.

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