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Report: Logan Mankins refused to take a pay cut prior to being traded

Well now we know why the Patriots traded Logan Mankins on Tuesday. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Mankins refused to take a pay cut form the Patriots. Two sources said #Pats asked G Logan Mankins to take pay cut before trade. Initial request was right after Pro Bowl last season. He refused — Jason Cole (@JasonPhilCole) August 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: ...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Report: Patriots players 'pissed' about Mankins trade

Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesWe've seen this story before.Patriots players were, according to Ben Volin of The Boston Globe, "pissed" about the Logan Mankins trade.  A league source connected to several Patriots players used a “p” word that rhymes with “missed” to describe the mood in the locker room Tuesday. Many players still felt that Mankins was the best lineman...
Via Patriots Life
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Belichick: Mankins decision 'one of the most difficult'

BY NICK ST. DENISLogan Mankins has been a staple of the New England Patriots' offense for a good part of the past decade, second to quarterback Tom Brady.Tuesday, the team pulled that staple.Less than two days after getting younger and cheaper on the defensive front, New England did the same on the other side of the ball, trading the longtime Pro Bowl guard to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Via AFC East Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

2 Pittsburgh running backs face further suspension following arrests, Logan Mankins traded to Tampa Bay

Le’Veon Bell and LaGarrette Blount face further suspension from the Pittsburgh Steelers following their arrests, Logan Mankins gets traded to Tampa Bay Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LaGarrette Blount were suspended prior to their preseason week 3 match up against the Philadelphia Eagles. The two running backs suited up and took the field, […] The post 2...
Via Champs Nation
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Who Got The Better End Of The Logan Mankins Trade?

  The New England Patriots traded Pro Bowl G Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers in return for TE Tim Wright and a 2015 fourth-round pick. Tampa Bay clearly need to find some help at guard and they managed to acquire a six-time Pro Bowler before the start of the season. While the move may seem a little curious from the Patriots, they have made similar moves in years past with players...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why everyone wins in the Logan Mankins trade

A trade that actually works out for all parties involved seems like it should only exist in some sort of happy, magical land, a place where a 99-pack of beer is something we have invented (wait, what?). But this trade just might be it. Yes, we’re witnessing history here, though maybe we should exercise a bit of caution because it involves Bill Belichick, and his evil veteran jettisoning...
Via This Given Sunday
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Logan Mankins Trade Sends Shock Waves Throughout Patriots’ Offense

FOXBORO, Mass. — Forget everything you knew about the New England Patriots’ offense. The Patriots traded an offensive captain and look primed to return — at least part time — to a two tight end offense this season. The Patriots must now find a new starting left guard, and they might not have to rely on a wide receiver-heavy offensive attack. Based on preseason play, Jordan...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots trade Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for Tim Wright

According to jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the Patriots have traded offensive lineman Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for tight end Tim Wright. Breaking: the Patriots have agreed to parameters of a trade to send Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Bucs for a pick and TE Tim Wright — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) August 26, 2014 The deal is not yet finalized but the players have been informed...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots have traded Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for Timothy Wright and a pick

Today the New England Patriots traded offensive guard Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Tight End Timothy Wright. Wright was a former Rutgers wide receiver converted tight end.  Jay Glazer    @JayGlazer  Breaking: the Patriots have agreed to parameters of a trade to send Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Bucs for a pick […] The post Patriots have traded Logan...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots agree to send Logan Mankins to Buccaneers

  Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that the Patriots have "agreed to the parameters" of a trade that will send G Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for TE Tim Wright and a draft pick. Glazer adds that the deal has yet to be finalized, but the players have already been informed of the trade. According to Glazer, there are still a few details that need to be worked...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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