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Buccaneers keep Vincent Jackson, Logan Mankins for 2015

More confirmation of something we already knew: Vincent Jackson and Logan Mankins will both stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this year without taking a pay cut. After Jason Licht said as much a couple of weeks ago, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times now reports the same thing. Mankins and Jackson are both very well-paid, making $7 million and $9.8 million respectively this season. Those are hefty numbers for a pair of veterans on the decline, but both players are still solid starters who will be hard to replace -- and their locker-room influence probably played a role in the decision to...

Picked-up Patriots pieces at combine

Some Patriots-based and NFL draft picked-up pieces from watching the various NFL news conferences at the scouting combine Wednesday on the web: 1. Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht echoed media analysts in saying that running back and receiver are two positions of good depth in the draft. Licht also added offensive line to the mix, while Chargers general manager Tom Telesco touted the receiver group as deep throughout the draft. As for former Patriots offensive lineman Logan Mankins, Licht repeated what he told ESPNBoston.
Pats Pulpit Feb 16, 2015

2015 NFL Draft: Mike Mayock Transcript; Talks Patriots, Logan Mankins, Malcolm Butler

The NFL Draft guru spends some time talking prospects with a Patriots twist. The NFL Network's Mike Mayock spent a long time on a call to discuss the upcoming draft. Here are some Patriots highlights: On offensive guard prospect A.J. Cann and whether or not he's worth a 1st round pick: You go back to [Logan Mankins] and the Patriots taking him at [32nd overall] years ago, and there have been an awful lot of those types of picks at the end of the first round where teams get stuck. Say you're looking for a defensive player, and your entire defensive side of your board is decimated. So now...

Dave DeGuglielmo breaks down O-line

In a piece now posted on TheMMQB.com, Greg A. Bedard shares comments from New England Patriots offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo in regards to the team's 2014 season. One surprise: DeGuglielmo found out about the Logan Mankins trade at the same time as the players did. "Coach has a master plan and a vision that I could never, especially early on being here one year, understand,” DeGuglielmo told Bedard. “You just have to trust that he knows what he’s doing.
The MMQB | SI.com Feb 13, 2015

Learning the Belichick Way

One overlooked storyline during the run-up to the Super Bowl was that of Patriots offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo and his unit. DeGuglielmo (pronounced day-ghoul-YELL-mo, but everyone calls him “Googe”) not only had to replace the legendary Dante Scarnecchia, but he was baptized in the Belichick Way when All-Pro guard Logan Mankins was traded to […]

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