Logan Mankins Can Help Bears Upgrade the O-Line

August 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two-time Pro Bowl Guard Logan Mankins has requested a trade from the New England Patriots due to he and the team still being unable to reach a satisfactory contractual agreement.
The Patriots show no sign of giving into Mankins' demands, which supposedly would exceed $7 million per year. Mankins, however, shows no signs of backing down either. He has skipped training camp thus far.
The Patriots are in bad shape at the position after Nick Kaczur, his replacement, went down with a recent injury; and the Patriots are rotating Dan Connelly and Ryan Wendell in and out of the position desperately trying to find a solid solution.
However, the Patriots have always kept their "no player is bigger than the team" attitude and look to stay on that path in this situation as well, and have been disregarding Mankins' absence when questioned about it by the media.
If the situation remains status quo, a trade is inevitable... and guess who happens to need help on the offe...

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