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The Patriots recently announced the return of offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer to the 2013 Patriots roster. The 58thpick in the 2009 NFL Draft, Vollmer has proven to be a versatile lineman, lining up at both the right and left tackle position throughout his tenure with the Patriots. Although he is no stranger to the injury report, Vollmer has been the cornerstone of the Patriots offensive line.
What does this mean for the 2013 Patriots?
Tom Brady restructured his contract at the beginning of the 2013 offseason to allow the Patriots to make moves like this one. Following the contract that Jake Long received from the St. Louis Rams, averaging out at $8.5 million a year, Vollmer was certainly in line for a raise come contract time. Although this deal took a little longer than I anticipated it is certainly a comfort to have Vollmer back. The Patriots took an interesting approach when hashing out this deal, utilizing incentives based on playing time to reach the maximu...
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BY DAN BEGNOCHEOffensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer is really happy he was able to re-sign with the New England Patriots. Seriously, he’s really happy.Vollmer spoke with reporters via conference call on Thursday about a number of issues, including his new contract, his time in free agency, his feelings on the other returning lineman for the Pats and even his injury status. (photo...
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