Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 11/29/12
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Remember that Logan Mankins guy? The pro bowl left guard? The guy that's been very limited due to injuries so far this year?Yeah, he's still not coming back this week.However, some other notable Patriots returned to the practice field.CSNNE:Both tackle Sebastian Vollmer and guard Dan Connolly were back on the grass practice field at Gillette Stadium during the media portion of Thursday's session. Vollmer (back/knee) and Connolly (back) missed Wednesday's practice. It seems silly to write a story on the impressive way the depth players have stepped up on this offensive line. Because it happens every year. Last year, when Dan Koppen went down in the first game of the season, the Patriots didn't miss a beat. Meanwhile, when Nick Mangold missed a few games for the Jets - it was like the end of the world. With Sebastian Vollmer missing time last year, it was the rookie Nate Solder who made you forget about it. The year before, when Logan Mankins was missing for the first 10 weeks, Dan Co...
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