Vollmer holds down the fort

No accommodations made for rookie fill-in

Updated: October 19, 2009, 8:53 AM ET
By Mike Reiss

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One of the games within Sunday's game between the Patriots and Titans was how rookie Sebastian Vollmer starting at left tackle in place of Matt Light would impact the contest.

In looking at the offensive snaps in the first half, when the Patriots built a 45-0 lead, it was clear New England didn't alter its approach to help Vollmer -- and he did just fine.

"He did a great job," said quarterback Tom Brady. "He's really worked hard and he's very well coached. He's ...

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