The New England Patriots signed All-Pro G Logan Mankins to a new six-year contract today terms were undisclosed.

New England PatriotsMankins, who just a week or so ago signed his franchise tender for $10.1 million for 2011, now has a long-term deal in place that will keep him for his career.  He is now the highest paid interior lineman in the NFL.

Mankins a 2005 first round draft pick is a three-time Pro Bowl player and a three-time NFL All-Pro.  He is a huge key in the protection of NFL MVP Tom Brady.

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