Adrian Wilson’s Toughness Will Make the New England Patriots’ Secondary Better

March 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots' secondary has been rather weak in recent years but things are going to seriously change with the addition of safety Adrian Wilson.
Since the retirement of former standout Rodney Harrison there has been a lack of strength and leadership in the Pats' secondary. Wilson brings both of those features to a defense who has often struggled to slow down an opponent's passing game.
Earlier this month Wilson signed a three-year deal worth $5 million including a $1 million signing bonus.
"Whenever Coach [Bill] Belichick calls, you answer," said Wilson in an interview with Shalise Young of the Boston Globe.
Wilson gives the Patriots a much-needed boost on defense. The 33-year-old veteran has been selected to the Pro Bowl five times and played strong safety for the Arizona Cardinals for the first 12 seasons of his career.
Whether Wilson fits right in as a starter or not, he will help this Patriots' defense in a number of ways.
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