Logan Mankins: Three Potential Outcomes of Contract Quandary

August 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Holdouts are just another part of the NFL offseason.
Sometimes, though, they become part of training camp, preseason, and even the regular season.
Oftentimes, the situation gets better before it gets to that point.
Such is not the case with Logan Mankins, who wants to be traded after feeling snubbed by the Patriots front office.
Mankins was told after the '08 season that his contract would be addressed after the '09 season.
He played out what he calls an "undervalued contract," and is telling the Patriots exactly how he feels by sitting out until he is heard.
The Boston Globe recently interviewed Mankins' agent, Frank Bauer, who told the Globe that the Patriots have "totally lost this player mentally" as the saga continues.
It seems that re-signing Mankins is all but ruled out of the equation.
At this stage, there are really only a pair of potential outcomes.
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