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Former NFL Star's Son Pleads Guilty To Stealing Super Bowl Rings

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PHOENIX - JULY 20: A detail view of a football shows the redesigned NFL Shield logo during a photo shoot on July 20, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Gene Lower/Getty Images)

It be your own people sometimes. Per TMZ Sports, D'Aundre Holmes-Wilfork, son of Patriots legend Vince Wilfork, pleaded guilty to stealing his father's Super Bowl rings, among other prized possessions.

According to court documents obtained by the outlet; Holmes-Wilfork put in a guilty plea for theft of property equal to or greater than $300,000.

The former New England star's son took a plea deal with the court on April 20, which allows Holmes-Wilfork to essentially have his record washed once he finishes his five years of deferred community supervision.

Holmes-Wilfork was originally charged with stealing his father's Super Bowl rings, Miami national championship ring and other jewelry last year.

Police say Wilfork's son took the items and sold them without his dad's permission in 2020. The five-time Pro Bowler told authorities he believed the items to be worth around $400,000.

In a statement from Wilfork's lawyer, the two-time Super Bowl champ has shown his son forgiveness and is looking forward to turning the page:

The outcome that emerged from the case as a result of much self-reflection and healing on the defendant’s part and the willingness of his parents to forgive him and show him unconditional love with the sincere hope that he can be rehabilitated and go on to live a happy and productive life.

Wilfork retired from the NFL following the 2016 season with the Houston Texans.