Found April 13, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New England Patriots are re-signing center Dan Koppen.

Albert Breer of the NFL Network has confirmed that Koppen and the Patriots have agreed to a two-year deal.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be very happy to know Koppen will be back, since he’s one of his best friends on the team.


Dan Koppen returning to Patriots Good news from Adam Schefter...

Dan Koppen returning to Patriots Good news from Adam Schefter today as Tom Brady’s long time center will be back in the mix for 2012. I’m not sure how it will play out between Koppen and his 2011 replacement Dan Connolly but really it doesn’t matter at this point. Injuries are a huge part of the game and you can never have too many good, experienced offensive lineman to protect...

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