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Tampa Bay Times Nov 7, 2015

Logan Mankins' experience creates empathy with Bucs' Kwon Alexander

TAMPA — Logan Mankins is an NFL's tough guy who's not used to fighting off tears, and rarely loses when he does. But he held a towel around his neck as he approached grieving rookie Kwon Alexander in the Bucs locker room at the Georgia Dome last Sunday.
Pats Pulpit Nov 3, 2015

Ex-Patriots Guard Logan Mankins is Still a Great Leader in Buccaneers Locker Room

The former Patriots great has assumed a key leadership role for the rebuilding Buccaneers. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 3-4 and just defeated their division rival Atlanta Falcons 23-20 in overtime, to send Matt Ryan and company to 6-2. This isn't the story of the game. Buccaneers rookie linebacker Kwon Alexander is 21 years old and was a 4th round pick out of Louisiana State. He has started all seven games this season and he posted 11 tackles, an interception, and ripped the ball out of Julio Jones' hands as a forced fumble. He had a second interception in the end zone and he returned it 93...

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