The Vince Wilfork situation could end one of two ways: He stays or he goes.

When Wilfork originally asked for his release, it sounds like he was definitely out the door. But here we are, a few weeks later, and Wilfork is still on the team. The Pats have not released him.

The Boston Globe's Chris Gasper has a theory.

"I think there's been a softening here, Gary, I think there's been a softening," Gasper said. "Look, there's a couple way this situation can end. One is that Vince Wilfork digs in his heels, gets all his money, and [leaves] the Patriots.