New England Patriots guard Logan Mankins has admitted that life will be a lot different for him at the club without offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia.
He told reporters: "It's going to be a big change. I was lucky enough to have him for nine seasons and wish it could have continued. He put in his time and earned the right to retire.
"The last time I talked to him, he's enjoying life right now and staying busy. It will be a lot different; that's the only O-line coach I've known for quite a while now."
Mankins has been with the Patriots since the 2005 season.