Vollmer's journey under the radar

The humble German has overcome a late start in football and adjustments to America

Originally Published: August 5, 2011
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

The hype surrounding the arrivals of Chad Ochocinco and Albert Haynesworth in New England has obscured the fact that the Patriots have a few rising stars worthy of attention. One such player is right tackle Sebastian Vollmer.

Vollmer is not as recognizable as quarterback Tom Brady or defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, but he's quietly making his mark on the NFL. The problem Vollmer has is that few fans outside of New England actually have been noticing that. Vollmer is the best ...

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