Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 12/5/12
It was only a walkthrough, so let's not read too much into this, but defensive end Chandler Jones (missed last two games) and left guard Logan Mankins (missed last three games) returned to practice today. Does this mean that the injury riddled Patriots will finally get their pass offensive lineman and best pass rusher back to face the best team they've faced all the season?On presence of Mankins/Jones, Steve Gregory was present for a Weds. walkthru in Wk 7, missed rest of week and next 2 games.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) December 5, 2012It's time for the most bad ass offensive lineman in the NFL tocome back. At least it's time we start praying he does.Evidently not. Still, it's a positive sign that they are at least close to coming back. This isn't the first walkthrough the Patriots have hosted since both have been injured, so there's some progress we're seeing.The tell tale sign will be if they practice tomorrow.Of the two, Logan Mankins might be the most needed. The Patriots offensiv...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Independent neurologist resigns following RG3 disaster

Fabio Fognini stuns Rafael Nadal in epic match

Report: Patrick Kane’s rape case will soon be heard by grand jury

Brady issues statement on Facebook after having suspension lifted

Don Orsillo reportedly asked to lie about being fired by NESN

Matt Cassel believes Bills will keep three quarterbacks


St. Louis police seize scalpers' World Series tickets to give to friends

Eli Manning happy Tom Brady will play NFL season opener

Phil Kessel has shed 13 pounds this summer

Cam Newton addresses ‘gang’ photo on Instagram

Steelers defense is younger and faster but not better

Duke basketball to visit White House next Tuesday

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Wisconsin vs Alabama preview

Tom Brady issues statement on Facebook

Robert Griffin III and a dream deferred

Best, worst surprises of NFL preseason

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker