"No more cleats, I'm moving on to smoked meats," the four-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman declared in a commercial for the grilling staple that debuted Monday.
Wilford, who played for the
The spot — which shows Wilfork hanging up his football shoes and picking up a pair of tongs, then barbecuing while wearing overalls with no shirt underneath — also announces Wilfork’s farewell tailgate, which will be held Sept. 7 at Gillette Stadium before the Patriots’ game against the
Judging from the commercial, Wilfork seems thrilled by his decision to end his playing career.
"Peace out! I'm outta here!" he exclaims in the ad, which also shows him clicking his heals as he heads off into the sunset. "Later!"