Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork tweeted the following on Wednesday morning:
Congrats to Talib .... Def well deserved contract
— Vince Wilfork (@wilfork75) March 12, 2014
Wilfork's own contract situation bears watching; that was the first thought that came to mind when seeing the tweet.
Wilfork is scheduled to earn a base salary of $7.5 million in 2014 and count $11.6 million against the salary cap. The dynamics behind that situation were detailed last week.