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May 16, 2017 05:32 PM
Sebastian Vollmer: Plans to retire
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vollmer (hip) plans to retire, Courtney Fallon of NFL Network reports.

Vollmer finishes his career as one of the more accomplished offensive lineman in Patriots history. The two-time Super Bowl champion appeared in 88 career games and started in 80 of them.

March 2, 2017 06:12 PM
Sebastian Vollmer: Will be released by Patriots
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vollmer (hip) will be released by the Patriots, Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports.

Vollmer has been one of the Patriots' best offensive linemen over the course of his eight-year career, starting 80 games over that time frame. However, a hip injury held him out for the entire 2016 season, and the veteran would have been owed $2.25 million in 2017, an amount that didn't seem worth it considering Vollmer's health issues. There are reports that he might retire, but he also might look for work on another NFL roster.

November 25, 2016 11:38 AM
Patriots' Sebastian Vollmer: Out for remainder of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vollmer (hip) will be out for the remainder of the season after beginning his 2016 campaign on the PUP list, Mike Reiss of reports.

Vollmer's lingering hip issue will keep him sidelined and unavailable for the Patriots down the final stretch. Marcus Cannon figures to continue starting at right tackle for the team moving forward, while Vollmer is slated to test free agency next offseason.

September 20, 2015 02:40 PM
Patriots OT Sebastian Vollmer suffers finger injury in Week 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Patriots offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer had to leave Week 2 after suffering a finger injury in the second quarter, reports NESN. His return is questionable.

June 1, 2015 03:20 PM
Report: RT Sebastian Vollmer recovering from shoulder surgery
by Larry Hartstein |

Patriots starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer had surgery on his labrum following the Super Bowl, reports Vollmer played through the nagging injury last season, missing only the regular-season finale when New England rested starters.

The team has not talked about Vollmer's surgery, rehab or timetable for return. But the report said there is optimism Vollmer "will be ready for action when it counts."

June 2, 2015 04:32 AM
Patriots' inactives filled with stars on both sides of the ball
by Brandon Wise |

The Patriots have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's game against the Bills: Dan Connolly, Sebastian Vollmer, Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski, Jonas Gray, Dont'a Hightower and Brandon Browner.

Gray missed Friday's practice while dealing with an ankle injury and was ruled out for the game. 

Browner (groin) and Hightower (shoulder) were both questionable coming into the contest.

The Patriots have also clinched a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

June 2, 2015 04:33 AM
Patriots list lengthy injury report for final regular season game
by Igor Mello |

The Patriots listed 18 players on its final injury report for Week 17 against Buffalo. Quarterback Tom Brady (ankle) was the only player on the report listed as probable, while running back Jonas Gray (ankle) and cornerback Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) were ruled out. The rest were deemed questionable.

The others include long snapper Danny Aiken (finger), cornerback Kyle Arrington (hamstring), running back LeGarrette Blount (shoulder), cornerback Brandon Browner (groin), linebacker Jamie Collins, offensive lineman Dan Connolly (knee), wide receiver Julian Edelman (thigh, concussion), offensive lineman Cameron Fleming (ankle), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), defensive end Chandler Jones (hip), wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder), defensive end Rob Ninkovich (heel), running back Shane Vereen (ankle), offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer and linebacker Chris White (ankle).

June 2, 2015 06:57 AM
Patriots list inactives for last preseason game
by Igor Mello |

The following players will not suit up for the Patriots Thursday night against the Giants: Brandon Bolden, Michael Hoomanawanui, Jarod Mayo, Dont'a Hightower, Chris Martin, Dominique Easley, Sebastian Vollmer, Rob Gronkowski, Chris Jones and Sealver Siliga.

June 2, 2015 07:04 AM
Patriots unveil inactives list for dress rehearsal game
by Igor Mello |

According to NESN Sports, the following players are not expected to dress for the Patriots Friday night against Carolina: Bryan Stork, Chris Martin, Dominique Easley, Sebastian Vollmer, Chris Jones, Cameron Gordon and Sealver Siliga.

June 2, 2015 05:16 PM
Sebastian Vollmer placed on injured reserve
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Patriots placed tackle Sebastian Vollmer on injured reserve Tuesday. Vollmer reportedly underwent surgery Monday to repair a broken bone in his right leg, which he sustained Sunday against the Dolphins.

June 2, 2015 05:25 PM
Source: Sebastian Vollmer having surgery Monday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer is undergoing surgery Monday to repair a broken bone in his right leg, a source told the Boston Herald. Vollmer sustained the injury Sunday vs. Miami.

June 2, 2015 05:21 PM
Sebastian Vollmer exits with leg injury
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

Patriots offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Dolphins in the second quarter with a leg injury, and was unable to return. He had to be fitted with an air cast on the field, and was immediately taken to the locker room via cart. 

June 2, 2015 06:00 PM
Sebastian Vollmer active for Patriots
by Jeff Lippman |

Patriots tackle Sebastian Vollmer is active for the Week 5 game at Cincinnati Week 5. Vollmer is dealing with a foot injury and was considered questionable heading into the Week 5 game Sunday. 

June 2, 2015 06:03 PM
Patriots O-line duo dealing with injuries
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Patriots have two offensive lineman listed on the injury report for Week 5, and they could have both of them available Sunday against the Bengals.

Sebastian Vollmer has been dealing with a foot injury over the last few weeks, and is officially questionable for Sunday's game as a result. He is joined on the injury report by Will Svitek (knee), who was able to get through the week in practice and is probable. 

June 2, 2015 06:12 PM
Sebastian Vollmer ready to face Falcons
by Larry Hartstein |

Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer is active for Sunday night's game against the Falcons after being listed as questionable with a foot injury. Vollmer was able to practice Friday.

June 2, 2015 06:15 PM
Sebastian Vollmer appears set for Sunday game
by Marty Gitlin |

Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer (foot) made the trip to Atlanta for the game Sunday and is likely to play, according to the Boston Herald. He has started all three games this season.

June 2, 2015 06:22 PM
Source: Sebastian Vollmer sustained foot injury Week 3
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Patriots offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer suffered a sprained foot during Sunday's game against the Bucs, a source told the Boston Herald. However, the injury is not thought to be serious.

While Vollmer's status for Week 4 at Atlanta is in doubt, he is considered more day to day than week to week.


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