If you’re a New England Patriots fan and you‘ve ever said anything bad about Logan Mankins, I am now going to make you feel about yay high.
During the Patriots AFC Division Playoff Game win over Denver, Mankins hurt his knee and left the game. He later returned and played the remainder of the game and not much was thought about it.
The week of the AFC Championship Game against Baltimore Mankins never really saw the practice field, he could barely limp never mind walk. The training staff and the team doctors couldn’t find anything wrong with his knee. So Mankins played against Baltimore.
He pretty much repeated the process the two weeks prior to the Super Bowl against the New York Giants. He was listed on the injury report and was limited in practice yet he played in the game.
After the Super Bowl players were getting their check out physicals and clearing out the lockers and Mankins knee was still too swollen to truly tell what the issue was. After the swelling subsided, it...