Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 3/5/13
In a piece by Boston.com’s Greg Bedard, he hints that Talib and Vollmer may end up walking away from the Patriots this offseason. Basically, this year most teams think that the amount of players in free agency will outweigh the demand for those players, thus bringing the cost for these players down. This ideology is evident in the simple fact that there were only 8 franchise tags used this offseason; it’s all about value, value, value. Though teams don’t want to overpay, it is a fact that there are a few teams that do have major money to spend. The Indianapolis Colts and the Miami Dolphins are two examples of teams that have quite a bit of cash. When talking about the market being set for a player, it only takes one team to overpay for the Patriots to lose Vollmer and Talib. Vollmer plays right tackle which is the easier of the two tackle positions and it is worth mentioning that the Patriots think highly of his back-up Marcus Cannon. Vollmer is undoubtedly one of the top tackl...
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