Mayock: Preseason observations
Mike Mayock had a busy summer, traveling from camp to camp to scout players and teams. What did he learn? Let's find out. More ...
"I survived," Mankins said of his debut, via Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. "I didn't get anyone killed out there. That's always a good thing."
Mankins, whom Howe adds played around 10 plays, acknowledged the struggles of New England's offensive line.
"He (Brady) got hit back there a few times, and I think we had some negative runs, that's always disappointing," Mankins said. "We just know we've got to get a lot better out there."