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Video: Bruschi on Mankins

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Mankins Missing At OTAs (0:37)

ESPN's Tedy Bruschi on Logan Mankins not at Patriots OTAs. (0:37)

ESPN's Tedy Bruschi says Pro Bowl lineman Logan Mankins is a crucial part of the Patriots' offense and that his decision to skip voluntary organized team activities until a contract agreement is reached is understandable.

"This is a player that deserves that contract," Bruschi says (video above).