Offensive line shows signs of improvement: Looking at the advanced stats

After last week’s performance against the Dolphins, in which Tom Brady was sacked four times and the run game was held to a miserable 89 yard total, this weeks effort by the offensive line was a comparative breath of fresh air. This was no coincidence, as the Vikings game brought about a personnel switch to a 6-man offensive line, allowing Stevan Ridley to rush for 101 yards (as...
Via Patriots Life
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots banged up or injured? Darrelle Revis, Rob Ninkovich and Sebastian Vollmer

Sebastian Vollmer avoided a major injury (Jim Davis - Boston Globe)During Sunday's egregious loss to the Miami Dolphins, several players had issues in regards to their health. Darrelle Revis experienced cramps, missing the last two defensive drives. Sebastian Vollmer was taken out for a drive after being slow to get up. The most severe may have been Rob Ninkovich though, where...
Via Patriots Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins: 2014 Week 1 NFL Pick

New England Patriots (0-0) at Miami Dolphins (0-0) This is another game where I’m kicking myself for not betting it earlier as the Patriots used to be favorites of a mere 1.5 points. I would have been fairly confident in them -1.5. Tom Brady is 42-18 ATS as an underdog or a favorite of fewer than 3 points in his career. The Patriots have also won 10 of their last 11 season openers...
Via The Football Fan Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Sebastian Vollmer Mum On Report About Moving To Guard

FOXBORO, Mass. — Sebastian Vollmer looks like the prototypical tackle at 6-foot-8, 320 pounds, so it’s no surprise that the German-born New England Patriots right tackle has never played guard. The Patriots are considering sliding Vollmer over to guard, however, according to The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin, filling the void left after trading Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and all...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: Sealver Siliga, Sebastian Vollmer Return

FOXBORO, Mass. — Sealver Siliga is one step closer to returning to game action for the New England Patriots after suffering a wrist injury three weeks ago during training camp. The Patriots defensive tackle was in full pads and taking part in conditioning drills during practice on Monday. He wasn’t wearing a brace on his injured left wrist. Offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things to watch for in the New England Patriots third preseason game

The New England Patriots face an interesting preseason game three matchup versus the Carolina Panthers. The third preseason game tends to be the most competitive and the game the starters get extended playing time. After debuting last week, New England’s starters had a strong game on both sides of the ball against the Philadelphia Eagles. With a strong defensive front seven the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sebastian Vollmer misses practice again, here's the latest update on extent of his injury

Patriots starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer missed practice for the third time in a row. That puts his status for this week's game against the Panthers in serious doubt. Starting right tackle Sebatian Vollmer is absent for 3rd straight practice for undisclosed reason, per @LeeSchechter. Played 22 snaps vs PHL— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) August 20, 2014Fortunately though,...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Sebastian Vollmer headlines those absent at practice today

Sebastian Vollmer has worked all over the offensive line this training camp. Traditionally the team's right tackle, he's swapped with Nate Solder for Tom Brady's blind side at times thus far.Today Vollmer was missing from practice, the second straight day.@CPriceNFL reports Hooman, Siliga, Vollmer, Chris Jones, DJ. Williams, Gordon, Martin, Gaffney not practicing with...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Attendance: Sebastian Vollmer Among Absent Players

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots might be without their starting right tackle in Friday night’s preseason matchup with the Carolina Panthers. Sebastian Vollmer was absent for undisclosed reasons on Tuesday for the second consecutive Patriots practice. Running back Tyler Gaffney, tight end D.J. Williams and defensive tackles Chris Jones and Seavler Siliga were not spotted...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sebastian Vollmer practiced this week

Patriots offensie lineman Sebastian Vollmer practiced this week during OTA’s after breaking his leg last season,  according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. Sebastian Vollmer was back practicing after breaking his leg. — Ben Volin (@BenVolin) May 30, 2014 Tom Brady has been to fired up to get back one of his top lineman. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Logan Mankins says Sebastian Vollmer is looking good

Of the Patriots seemingly endless injuries last season, one of the more critical ones was to Sebastian Vollmer who had to be placed on the season-ending injury reserve due to a brutal leg injury. Vollmer has been working out during the offseason and according to Logan Mankins, Vollmer is looking good: "He looks good right now," Mankins said. "I don...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Who has been the New England Patriots biggest injury loss?

There have been two major stories that have come about during this football season for the New England Patriots. The first major story has been their tendency to play close football games that tend to come down to the final few plays to determine the winner. The other story, and one that developed the other story line, is their extreme injury situation. If one was crafting a list...
Via Boston's Bettah
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Round Table: Vollmer's Impact

How big of an impact will the loss of Sebastian Vollmer have on this team? Raj:  I saw his injury during the You could literally hear him scream and it was not pleasant one bit. It definitely affects the mantra of an already unstable Patriots offensive line. However, though Vollmer might be out for sometime, the Patriots have replacements. The only question...
Via Foxboro Blog
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Pats place Sebastian Vollmer on IR

New England Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer is out for the season with a right leg injury. Vollmer was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday after being hurt in the second quarter Sunday when Miami defensive tackle Randy Starks fell on the back of his legs. Marcus Cannon replaced Vollmer and the Patriots beat the Dolphins 27-17. Vollmer, a second-round draft pick by the...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: LT Sebastian Vollmer Out for the Season

If you watched it live or subsequently saw the replays of it, the screams coming from Patriots left tackle Sebastian Vollmer, as 305 defensive tackle Randy Starks rolled up on the back of the beheamoth's leg, could make one cringe. Vollmer was carted off the field and his leg was wrapped in an air-tight cast. The next day he had surgery to repair the broken leg. After New England...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Vollmer Officially Put On Season-Ending Injury Reserve List

Well, it's official. Sebastian Vollmer has been put on the season ending injury-reserve list. His roster spot will presumably be filled with the recently traded-for Isaac Sopoaga. The news comes courtesy of Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald: Sebastian Vollmer has officially been placed on injured reserve, ending his season. This was more of a formality as Vollmer...
Via Ex Pats
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots place Sebastian Vollmer on IR

According to Field Yates of,  the Patriots have placed offensive lineman Sebastian vollmer on injured reserve after suffering a broken leg this past Sunday. The Patriots have placed starting RT Sebastian Vollmer on injured reserve, according to a league source. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 29, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Who is the Next Man Up for Sebastian Vollmer

With Sebastian Vollmer likely to miss the rest of the season with an apparent broken leg, the immediate question for the Patriots is who the team moves up in the depth chart to fill Sebastian's role. After Vollmer went out, Marcus Cannon stepped in and played very well. While Vollmer is widely considered one of the best right tackles in football, Cannon did a fine job in...
Via Ex Pats
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Sebastian Vollmer to have Surgery Today on Broken Right Leg

 The early reports are not good on injured Right Tackle Sebastian Vollmer. According to the Boston Herald, Vollmer will undergo surgery today to repair a broken right leg. Vollmer was injured during yesterday's win and could be heard yelling in agony on the field. It's currently unknown if Vollmer's injury will result in him being placed on season ending Injured Reserve...
Via Patriots Life
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Vollmer undergoes surgery on broken leg

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Patriots offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer underwent surgery after breaking his leg during Sunday’s win over the Dolphins. #Patriots OL Sebastian Vollmer is having surgery today on his broken right leg, source says. Was playing well too (@kguregian 1st reported) — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? ...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Sebastian Vollmer Undergoing Surgery to Repair Bone in Foot

Sebastian Vollmer had to be carted off the field with an apparent leg injury during the Patriots’ 27-17 win over the Dolphins on Sunday. It appears he’ll miss at least some time with the injury. The Patriots’ starting right tackle will undergo surgery to repair broken bone in his right foot, according to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herarld. There is not yet a timeline for...
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

More problems for the Patriots; Vollmer will undergo surgery

Tom Brady deserves to be the MVP, honestly the guy is getting a team that is decimated by injuries to the win column. Today another huge blow for the Patriots Offensive Line. @FieldYates: Patriots RT Sebastian Vollmer will undergo surgery for a broken right leg, according to a report from @kguregian I feel bad for […]
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Surgery for Patriots' Sebastian Vollmer

New England Patriots starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer, who left Sunday's game due to injury, will undergo surgery to repair a broken right leg, according to a report from The Boston Herald. The timetable for Vollmer's return to action is unclear, as is whether or not he will need to be placed on the injured reserve list, shelving him for the rest of this season. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Sebastian Vollmer Reportedly Has a Broken Leg, Likely Out for Season

Though the team has made no announcement yet, reports state that Sebastian Vollmer suffered a broken leg in Sunday's contest against the Dolphins and will be out for the rest of the season. Per Patriots 101: The New England Patriots were dealt another decisive blow on the injury front Sunday, with the Boston Globe reporting that starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer...
Via Ex Pats
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Sebastian Vollmer injures leg Sunday

New England Patriots starting right tackle, Sebastian Vollmer, injured his right leg in the Patriots’ 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.  Field Yates of reports that the Patriots have not given an update as to the seriousness of the injury. Vollmer injured his leg during the second quarter on a rushing play.  It appeared a player rolled up on his...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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