So, news had come out that Free Agent Right Tackle Sebastian Vollmer had signed with the New England Patriots. Which was brilliant. However, now it would appear that nothing has been agreed to, according to the Boston Globe:
Though it is likely to happen eventually, a league source said Sunday that there was no deal done yet between the Patriots and free agent offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer.
Still, this news is promising. Getting Vollmer back could be key to the Patriots success in the upcoming season. When healthy, he is one of the most dominant Tackles in the NFL, and that's a commodity you can't let leave, even if he has struggled with injuries. The Globe believes his knee surgery in February is something that has stopped Vollmer signing earlier.
Consistent injuries has definitely been Vollmer's issue, and though he has played through injuries, the decrease in his performance has been noticeable. Combine that with Vollmer's willingness to remain a Patriot, and the main is...