Pats taking hits at line of scrimmage

Entering the 11th day of training camp, the Patriots have been without three of their most consistent, powerful players at the line of scrimmage: defensive end Ty Warren and offensive linemen Logan Mankins and Nick Kaczur.

For those who believe games are won up front, on both sides of the ball, the absence of those players shines a spotlight on one of the team's early struggles in camp.

That topic is explored in a story now posted on ESPNBoston.com.