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Vollmer impressive in pass protection

Patriots offensive line gets the job done versus Dolphins

Updated: November 8, 2009, 11:23 PM ET
By Mike Reiss

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With rookie left tackle Sebastian Vollmer making his third career start Sunday, all eyes were on how he would fare against Dolphins outside linebackers Joey Porter and Jason Taylor.

The results were impressive, as Vollmer had quarterback Tom Brady's blind side well protected in the Patriots' 27-17 win.

Porter, who ran his mouth before the game but was nowhere to be found afterward, wasn't around to comment on Vollmer's play. The classy Taylor was.

"He'll ...

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