Gresh & Zo: Kraft Wants Wilfork Back, But Business Is Business

March 25, 2014 4:24 PM
Gresh & Zo: Kraft Wants Wilfork Back, But Business Is Business
" BOSTON (CBS) – During a week four game against the Atlanta Falcons in 2013, Vince Wilfork tore his Achilles tendon, prematurely ending his season.

Due $11.6 million this upcoming season, the Patriots reportedly approached the 32-year-old defensive tackle recently to restructure his contract. Angry, Wilfork requested his release from the team two weeks ago.

On Tuesday, Scott Zolak and Mike Flynn talked about the tricky situation.

On Monday at the owners meetings in Florida, Robert Kraft called Wilfork one of his personal favorites over the years, comparing him to Tedy Bruschi, Troy Brown and Kevin Faulk.

“We have to work through and I’m still not giving up hope that he’ll be part of our team next year,” Kraft said on Wilfork.

Mike Flynn, who was in for Andy Gresh, believes Kraft needs to be more up front about the situation with Wilfork. While Flynn agrees that Kraft wants Wilfork back, he thinks that Kraft needs to be truthful and up front that he wants Wilfork back at the right price.

“I think Bob Kraft wants him back,” Flynn said. “But he should just say, ‘Listen, I want him back "

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