Found September 09, 2012 on D's Sports Nuts:
Brady and Locker cross paths tomorrow (source) New England Patriots @ Tennessee Titans How will the Patriots beleaguered offensive line handle week 1? The Patriots offensive line has been pretty solid in Tom Brady's career and is one reason he has been able to become one of the best.  This offseason saw them lose Matt Light to retirement, and Brian Waters to a possible retirement/hold out.  Not to mention that Logan Mankins is just now coming back from his ACL tear.  Oh right, I forgot to mention that Dan Koppen the Pats longtime center was cut at the end of training camp.  The starters read like this from left to right: Nate Solder (LT), Logan Mankins (LG), Ryan Wendell (C), Dan Connolly (RG), Sebastian Vollmer (RT).  Vollmer is solid when he is healthy but that has been his issue.  His back problems date back to college and have kept him out of most if not all the Patriots practices.  Marcus Cannon, the backup right tackle, has had a rough training camp and could be a w...

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