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5 New England Patriots Players You Should Follow on Twitter

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Vince Wilfork on Twitter

One look at Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork (#75), and you know: He is a big guy. Follow Vince on Twitter (@wilfork75), and you'll discover something else. The 6'2", 325-pound game changer has a big heart. Wilfork devotes incredible energy to his Vince Wilfork Foundation (@VinceWilforkFDN), which provides funding for disadvantaged children and for diabetes research and education, and he makes it easy for fans to get behind the causes he supports, too.

If you can handle some four-letter expletives in your Twitter feed, then you really need to follow Vince Wilfork's wife, Bianca Wilfork (@mrs75), too! Her no-holds-barred live commentary during Patriots games is immensely entertaining. The Wilforks are true New Englanders, too, who call Franklin, Massachusetts, home and offer glimpses of family and community life here in Patriots country.

Julian Edelman on Twitter

Patriots wide receiver and punt returner Julian Edelman has hidden talents. And no, I'm not just talking about his ability to throw a long touchdown pass to Danny Amendola (@DannyAmendola) on his first NFL pass attempt: a play that stunned the Baltimore Ravens and made fans at Foxborough wild with glee during the 2015 playoffs.

Follow Edelman on Twitter (@Edelman11), and you'll find that Tom Brady's top target has a talent for making "little videos" that are, in a word, hilarious.

Don't believe me? Some of Edelman's productions rack up over a million views on YouTube within days after he posts them. You'll find them funny even if you're not a Patriots fan.

Rob Gronkowski on Twitter

He's young. He's cute. He's got something of a reputation as a party boy. He's inspired some very grown-up fantasy fiction for women (Don't look at me! I did not download "A Gronking to Remember"!). MOST important for Patriots fans, Rob Gronkowski, a.k.a. Gronk, has managed to stay healthy throughout the 2014-2015 NFL season.

On the field and on Twitter (@RobGronkowski), Gronk is a force to be reckoned with.

Follow #87 to learn a few dance moves and discover what pumps him up for games.

LeGarrette Blount is the luckiest man in the NFL this season, and his Twitter feed (@LG_Blount) shows a guy who's exuberant about being at Super Bowl XLIX. Patriots Coach Bill Belichick has a knack for identifying talent and convincing wayward players to adopt the team's "Do Your Job" mentality (watch for the #DoYourJob hashtag on Twitter).

Blount was a Patriot during the 2013-2014 season, but the running back started this season in a Steelers uniform.

Pittsburgh cut him loose after an unsportsmanlike display November 17, 2014, when Blount stormed off the field before the end of a game with the Titans. So, he nearly spent the rest of this season sitting on a couch... rather than rushing down the field. Belichick's decision to sign Blount has proved lucky for the player and the Patriots. Blount scored three touchdowns in the Patriots' blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts for the AFC Championship.

So, yeah... follow Blount to see how happy a guy can be to be on a business trip.

Like Vince and Bianca Wilfork, Brandon Bolden (@BB_HulkSmash) and his wife, Arianna Bolden (@LouisiANNA_Bred) team up on Twitter to offer Patriots fans a look at their lives in New England and in the NFL. The high school sweethearts aren't afraid of PDAs. You gotta love a running back who can be smooshy on Twitter and tough on the field. If you ask me, though, the cutest thing about Brandon Bolden is: His grandpa, Frank Pitts, played in Super Bowl I.

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