Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 12/6/12
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A terrific sign for Patriots fans, as there's the slightest of chances that the Patriots could get their best pass rusher and best offensive lineman back for Monday's game.WEEI:After being spotted at Patriots practice for a second straight day, and barring any late setbacks, Logan Mankins and Chandler Jones will be ready to play Monday night when the Patriots host the Texans at Gillette Stadium, according to a report by CSNNE's Mike Giardi. Giardi tweeted Thursday, being told Logan Mankins will play Monday, barring a setback. Pats plan all along. He'll join Chandler Jones. As we've seen countless times this year, practicing is no guarantee of playing. Aaron Hernandez practiced entire weeks a couple of times and didn't play. However, some practice is better than no practice. There's at least the chance that these two - who have missed multiple games already - might just be rested up enough to fainlly be able to take the field.I touched on the importance of Logan Mankins yesterday but...
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