Wilson was released earlier this week, making him an unrestricted free agent that is allowed to sign with any other team. He apparently spoke with Patriots coach Bill Belichick earlier this week and on Friday it became official as he inked a three-year deal with the team.
With New England, A-Dub will have a chance to reach the 30-30 mark for interceptions and sacks, a feat only two other players in NFL history have accomplished. Ironically, one of them was Rodney Harrison, a former player for the Pats.
Wilson will turn 34 this season and has been declining for the past couple of years, so his release by the Cardinals made sense. Add in that he was being overpaid and it just seemed time to move on from the former Cardinals great.
We here at Revenge of the Birds wish Wilson the best of luck in his new home and hope he continues strong on his (hopefully) Hall of Fame career.