The Patriots have placed starting RT Sebastian Vollmer on injured reserve, according to a league source.
NFL.com "The New England Patriots might be facing life without Sebastian Vollmer for the rest of the season. The veteran right tackle was carted off the field during Sunday's matchup against the Miami Dolphins with what appeared to be a serious right leg injury. Vollmer was fitted with an air cast on..." October 27
Vollmer has a foot sprain that is more of a day-to-day than long-term operation as @kguregian reported yesterday.
Boston Herald "Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer banked on his health, durability and performance when he signed his contract extension this week. If his back, knee, the remainder of his 206 bones and however many ligaments hold up over the next four seasons, he’ll join the Pats in exultation because..." March 29
Boston Herald "Sebastian Vollmer’s new contract with the Patriots falls right in line with his market value. The right tackle finalized his deal yesterday, and it’s worth a maximum of $27 million over four years, according to a source. There is $8.5 million in guaranteed money and a $7 million signing bonus,..." March 26
Boston Herald "Tom Brady’s favorite receiver wasn’t re-signed. And while the aftershocks of losing Wes Welker are still being felt, the Patriots were busy yesterday locking up one of Brady’s best bodyguards. Sebastian Vollmer, the 6-foot-8, 320-pound right tackle who has been out testing the free agent..." March 25
ESPN.com "The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent right tackle Sebastian Vollmer on a new contract, according to a league source. Terms of the deal are not yet known, but it locks up the team's top remaining free agent. Originally a 2009 second-round pick, the 28-year old..." March 24
Pats Pulpit "Evan Silva of Rotoworld has produced a list of the NFL's Top 50 free agents. The list includes three Patriots in the top 17. First, is cornerback Aqib Talib, who checks in at number four on the list: The Patriots are rolling the dice a bit with Talib, but they could emerge looking awfully..." February 25
Boston Herald "Franchise tag time has officially arrived for NFL teams. Around here, there’s always a little drama and suspense. Will the Patriots actually use it, and designate someone during the two-week window they have starting today, or will they stand pat? Based on some of the key personnel involved,..." February 18
NESN "Tom Brady is by far the most important piece to the New England Patriots’ championship hopes. So, keeping him upright and well protected should be a top priority. Nate Solder and Logan Mankins were two of the NFL’s best blind-side blockers in 2012, keeping Brady comfortable inside the pocket..." February 15