The Patriots placed guard Logan Mankins, linebacker Brandon Spikes, offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer, defensive tackle Myron Pryor and tight ends Daniel Fells and Jake Ballard on the PUP list on Monday, but each can be activated at any time in the next month.
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Landing on the list means each player will likely not be ready for the start of camp on Thursday, but the team does not have to decide to place injured players on the reserve/PUP list — keeping them out for the first six weeks of the season — until just prior to the regular season "
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Patriots Place Logan Mankins, Sebastian Vollmer On Active/PUP List. Email · print. 2:39 p.m. EDT, July 24, 2012. The Sports Xchange. The Patriots assigned six veterans to the active/physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp Monday ...Read more
Each was dealing with an injury/surgical recovery during the offseason - Mankins and Ballard (then as a member of the Giants) each tore an ACL in Super Bowl XLVI; Spikes underwent knee surgery after the Super Bowl; Vollmer underwent a small back ...Read more
Multiple reports indicate the Patriots have placed six players on the active/physically unable to perform list for the start of training camp: Tight ends Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells; offensive linemen Logan Mankins and Sebastian Vollmer; linebacker ...Read more
The move makes it unlikely that Mankins will be on the field for the start of training camp, but it has little other impact since the Patriots could remove Mankins from the list at any time. According to the report, the Pats also placed linebacker ...Read more