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  1. Players react to Brady scare

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Running back Stevan Ridley and offensive linemen Nate Solder and Logan Mankins were among the Patriots players answering questions from reporters after practice. Tom Brady's scare from Wednesday was a hot topic of discussion. ...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  2. Fourth straight session of 1-on-1s

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With the Patriots in full pads for the fourth straight practice, it was another chance to watch the team's defensive line work on its pass rush against the club's offensive linemen. Here was what we saw: Standout performers...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  3. Inside 1-on-1 pass-rush drills

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH -- With the Patriots practicing in full pads for the first time in training camp, it was a chance to watch defensive linemen and offensive linemen in 1-on-1 rush drills. Here was what we saw: Standouts RG Marcus Cannon -- Held his g...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  4. N.E. Patriots face their biggest challenge yet

    Mike Reiss

    Can the Pats turn an offseason to forget into a season to remember?

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  5. Snaps: Final look at '12 on o-line

    Mike Reiss

    When assessing a player's value, teams can sometimes turn to playing-time statistics. The more valuable the player, the more he plays. With this in mind, the following is a breakdown of playing time for Patriots offensive linemen in the 2012 regul...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  6. Mankins: Nice to see plan unfold

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Logan Mankins is like most offensive linemen. Given the choice to run block or pass block, he prefers powering forward in the run game. So when coaches kept emphasizing a desire to improve the running game this offseason, Mank...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  7. Quick-hit thoughts on inactives

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A few quick-hit thoughts on the Patriots' inactive players today: One more OL than the norm. The Patriots traditionally like to enter games with seven offensive linemen -- the two reserves back up multiple spots -- but they go...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  8. Pats' o-line a concern in practice

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Patriots are having a tough time keeping their offensive linemen healthy in training camp, as Bill Belichick manages a short-handed situation on a daily basis. The ranks were thinned by two on Sunday when rookie left tackle...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  9. Cleaning out the camp notebook

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Cleaning out the training camp notebook with some random observations, thoughts and news items after the Patriots' sixth training camp practice on Wednesday night: 1. The Patriots like versatility among their offensive linemen...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  10. Wednesday quick-hit thoughts

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Some midweek quick-hit thoughts with the Patriots and around the NFL: 1. Good news for the Patriots with the return of offensive linemen Logan Mankins and Sebastian Vollmer to practice Tuesday. Of all the pre-game hype, that i...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  11. Quick hits from locker room

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Quick hits from the media-access period in the locker room today: 1. Players drawing large crowds of reporters included offensive linemen Matt Light and Brian Waters, safety Josh Barrett, running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis and...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  12. Anticipating practice squad promotion

    Mike Reiss

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- One constant in Bill Belichick's tenure as Patriots coach is that the team usually enters a game with seven offensive linemen. As part of that philosophy, Belichick has one backup who covers the center/guard spots in the e...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  13. Top interior OLs reside in AFC East

    Mike Reiss

    USA Today continues its positional series of top players in the NFL, focusing on interior offensive linemen. The top two spots belong to linemen in the AFC East -- Jets center Nick Mangold is No. 1, while Patriots guard Logan Mankins is No. 2. As ...

    Blog | July 23, 2011
  14. One view on value of guards like Mankins

    Mike Reiss

    The Chicago Tribune's Dan Pompei, who writes a "Sunday Blitz" piece for the National Football Post, brings to light an interesting theory when it comes to offensive linemen in the NFL. The big money positions along the line are usually the tackle ...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  15. Combine questions for the Pats

    Mike Reiss

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first two days of the NFL Combine have been offensive-minded. On Thursday, the focus was on the offensive linemen. On Friday, the skill-position players were in the spotlight as they made their way into the media center. Fro...

    Blog | February 26, 2011
  16. Patriots & offensive line prospects

    Mike Reiss

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first day of the NFL Combine is in the books and when it comes to evaluating prospects, the focus was on the top offensive linemen. The Patriots' need in this area, and some of the top prospects, are highlighted in a piece now ...

    Blog | February 25, 2011