Whispers from around the NFL
Jeff Garcia appears to be everything he was in Cleveland -- older, slower and without arm strength.
• We hear that Patriots first-round pick Logan Mankins has made a smooth transition to the NFL level and appears to have solidified his starting OLG spot. In fact, Patrick Pass ran behind him for New England's first touchdown vs. the Saints in the second preseason game.
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