Pats OT Sebastian Vollmer practices

Updated: August 22, 2012, 11:59 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer was among a handful of previously injured players who returned to practice Wednesday, as the New England Patriots held the first of two joint sessions with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The practices are being held in advance of Friday's preseason game between the teams at Raymond James Stadium.

Given some of the struggles of the team's offensive tackles in the first two preseason games, Vollmer's presence is welcome. He ...

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