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Aug 28, 2014
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Aug 27, 2014
The Patriots asked Logan Mankins to take a pay cut before trading him to the Bucs.
Aug 26, 2014
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Tampa Bay Times 5 hours ago

Bucs players ecstatic about Logan Mankins

Bucs players extol the new guard's talent and pedigree.
Boston Herald Aug 31, 2014
Players learn to deal with Bill Belichick's shockers

Players learn to deal with Bill Belichick's shockers

Super Bowl-driven teams usually come across their share of adversity during a season. The Patriots are no exception. They’ve already hit their first wave, and the season has yet to begin.So what happens when a respected leader, an integral member the team such as Logan Mankins, is ripped away — just because it makes business sense?How is a shocker like the Mankins trade handled internally by the players?
Pats Pulpit Aug 30, 2014

Could the Patriots Move Sebastian Vollmer to Guard?

In the wake of the Logan Mankins trade, one report suggests that the Patriots are considering moving right tackle Sebastian Vollmer to left guard. In this Saturday morning's first "you didn't see it coming news," Ben Volin of the Boston Globe is reporting that the Patriots are considering a move of veteran right tackle Sebastian Vollmer to left guard, with Marcus Cannon sticking at right tackle: One name to keep in mind for #Patriots left guard? Sebastian Vollmer. Seriously. Then Marcus Cannon could play right tackle — Ben Volin (@BenVolin) August 30, 2014 I'm told the #Patriots had...

Bucs teammates elated to land Pro Bowl guard Mankins

TAMPA -- Whatever disappointment there was in the Bucs' locker room after a largely irrelevant 24-10 loss to the Redskins in Thursday's preseason finale, it disappeared at the mere mention of new Bucs guard Logan Mankins, the six-time Pro Bowler acquired Tuesday from the Patriots.

Tedy Bruschi Patriots chat recap

Tedy Bruschi kicked off his contributions to ESPNBoston.com's 2014 New England Patriots coverage by hosting a season-preview chat on Friday. The chat transcript can be reviewed here, and included some of the following topics: 1. Optimism for the defense as one of the Patriots' best units in recent memory. 2. Fallout from the Logan Mankins trade and how players reacted to big changes like that during his own career. 3. Linebacker depth is a concern.

Jerod Mayo on MFB: ‘It’s tough to lose a brother’ in Logan Mankins

Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo joined Middays with MFB on Friday, following the team’s final preseason game of the season Thursday night. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page. The big news around the team this week was the trade of stalwart offensive lineman Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers. “It’s always […]
Bucs Nation Aug 29, 2014

Daily Bucs Links: Reviewing the game

Here's your open thread for today. Logan Mankins still in transition with introduction to Tampa Bay Buccaneers | FOX SportsMankins speaks. Jonathan Kraft discusses Mankins trade - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN BostonWhy they moved on. Bucs fall to Redskins in preseason finale | Tampa Bay TimesBoo. Did Bucs RB Demps do enough to stick? | Tampa Bay TimesI think so. New Buc Logan Mankins jumps into unknown | Tampa Bay TimesGood luck. Bucs rookies Keith Lewis, Nate Askew shine against Redskins | Tampa Bay TimesAskew got one lucky pick? Players make case to start in Bucs loss to Redskins |...
Tampa Bay Times Aug 28, 2014

New Buc Logan Mankins jumps into unknown

TAMPA In time, he will be known as a warrior here, too, as a tough cuss who will fight you for every inch. In time, he might be known as the answer.

Jonathan Kraft discusses Mankins trade

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In the wake of the Patriots' shocking trade of guard Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay on Tuesday, team president Jonathan Kraft praised Mankins' time in New England in an interview with 98.5 the Sports Hub. "Logan is someone in the building that I think everyone holds in the highest regard both as a football player and as a man," Kraft said. "Clearly - after John Hannah - he is the best guard to ever play for the New England Patriots.

Mankins Trying to Adjust to Tampa Bay

Newly-acquired offensive lineman Logan Mankins was still trying to find his bearings as he was introduced to the Tampa Bay media prior to Thursday’s preseason finale against the Washington Redskins. Mankins, who was traded from New England for tight end Tim Wright and a reported fourth-round pick on Tuesday, had just arrived in Tampa Thursday morning. The soft-spoken Mankins still appeared a bit shocked by the trade. “I was a little surprised,” Mankins said when he found out he was… Read More »
Tampa Tribune Aug 28, 2014

Mankins says trade surprised him, but he'll be ready to play

TAMPA -- The oppressive Tampa heat hit Logan Mankins as soon as he walked off the plane Thursday. Two days earlier, he had been reminded of the cold reality of the NFL when the Patriots traded their 6-time Pro Bowl guard to the Bucs for tight end Tim Wright and a fourth-round draft pick.

Weekly Patriots chat recap

Every Thursday on ESPNBoston.com, there is a Patriots chat. Today's chat kicked off at 4 p.m. ET, can be recapped here, and included some of the following topics: 1. Reaction to the Logan Mankins trade. 2. What tight end Tim Wright might be able to contribute to the Patriots -- and how quickly. 3. Running back Stevan Ridley and his place on the team. 4. Toughest NFC game on the Patriots' schedule? 5. Jamie Collins, Dont'a Hightower and rushing the passer.

Logan Mankins speaks fondly of Patriots in introductory Buccaneers press conference

Buccaneers guard Logan Mankins confirmed in his introductory press conference that the Patriots had asked him to restructure his contract before trading him and that the sides ‘€œcouldn’€™t come to a common ground.’€ Mankins spoke fondly of his time with the Patriots and took no shots at the team, noting that he’€™s spoken to most […]
KFFL Aug 28, 2014

Buccaneers | Logan Mankins sitting out

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Logan ...
Bucs Nation Aug 28, 2014

What are the Buccaneers getting in Logan Mankins?

The Bucs are getting a smart, capable player in Logan Mankins. But they're not getting a dominant, All-Pro guard. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers added one of the smartest, hardest-working, PFT-commenter-lunch-pail-to-workest players in the NFL. So why did the Patriots let their locker-room leader go? Bill Belichick talked about him in glowing terms. Tom Brady is pissed off about the trade. Pats fans seem a little peeved. As in all things Bill Belichick, it boils down to value. Pro Football Talk reported yesterday that the Patriots had asked Mankins to take a pay cut before trading him. Mankins...

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