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Sebastian Vollmer: Tom Brady is going to play until he’s 50 05.17.17 at 2:51 pm ET
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Sebastian Vollmer believes Tom Brady can play until he's 50. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Sebastian Vollmer believes Tom Brady can play until he’s 50. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Sebastian Vollmer played eight seasons in the NFL, but it appears he will be calling it quits.

Perhaps he could be going into the media now that his playing days are over (he’s attending the NFL’s Broadcast Boot Camp this week) and he appeared as a guest on Good Morning Football on Wednesday.

Vollmer was asked about Tom Brady being on the cover of Madden and if it’s a curse?

The former right tackle said if anyone can break the curse it is Brady, and Vollmer added he believes Brady can play until he’s 50.

“I mean, if you’re the GOAT, you have to go,” Vollmer said. “You got no choice. I mean, hey, the guy has done so many incredible things. If there is a guy to break the curse it is definitely him. I love the commercial he did. He may be tempting fate a little bit there, but I mean he is probably going to play until he’s 50. There may be a 10-year reunion and I am coming out in a suit and shaking hands and he is still warming up throwing the football. That is the type of guy he is.”

Vollmer never came off the PUP list last season with a few injuries and said being at Super Bowl LI was tough, but also he was very happy for his team.

“It’s a frustrating year,” he said. “You work all year to get to the point where you want to play. As a player, obviously you always feel like you can help the team. You always feel if you’re out there maybe things go differently. When the first half of the Super Bowl doesn’t go the way you had it envisioned, you had it game planned out, it’s a humbling experience. Then, I have been there before so you feel like halftime, you have 30 minutes, maybe a little more to really readjust. If there is a team to do it, it’s the Patriots and once again they showed they can do it.

“On a personal level, I was super happy for myself, my teammates, my friends and my family. On the other hand, I am bitter because I wanted to be on the field and help my team.”

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Former Patriots OT Sebastian Vollmer doesn’t plan on playing in NFL again 05.16.17 at 2:33 pm ET
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Sebastian Vollmer

Sebastian Vollmer

It was assumed, but now it’s pretty much official.

Former Patriots offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer has no plans on playing in the NFL again. The 33-year-old appeared on Sirius XM on Tuesday where he said he has no plans to play in the NFL again, and even has lost 75 pounds.

The Patriots selected him in the second round of the 2009 draft where he had a very solid career primarily playing right tackle and protecting Tom Brady. He didn’t play a single game last season due to a few injuries, including a back injury.

New England released him prior to the start of free agency and with his age and abuse to his body, many assumed he would in fact retire.

So, what will Vollmer do now?

It appears he might be trying to get in the media as he is currently at the NFL Broadcast Boot Camp at NFL Films.

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Sebastian Vollmer released by Patriots, reportedly could retire 03.03.17 at 6:02 pm ET
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Sebastian Vollmer was officially released by the team Friday. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)

Sebastian Vollmer was officially released by the team Friday. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)

It was an expected move, but a move that needed to be made.

The Patriots released right tackle Sebastian Vollmer with a failed physical, according to the NFL transaction wire.

Vollmer, 32, never came off PUP this past season. Due to his injury this past season, it’s been reported retirement could be in his cards.

The right tackle was originally drafted by the Patriots in the second round (58th overall) of the 2009 draft. The 6-foot-8, 320-pounder, played in 88 regular-season games with 80 starts from 2009-15. His most productive season was 2010, when he started 16 regular-season games at right tackle and earned Associated Press All-Pro: Second Team honors.

By releasing him now, the Patriots have saved just under $2 million in cap space for next season.

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Watch Sebastian Vollmer teach Julian Edelman how to speak German 02.04.17 at 1:21 pm ET
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In a season-long series “Sea Bass’ School of Football” Sebastian Vollmer teaches Patriots players how to speak German using football plays.

This week it was Julian Edelman, and while it didn’t live up to Tom Brady’s episode, it still was pretty good.

See for yourself.

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Watch Tom Brady try to speak German in hilarious video with Sebastian Vollmer 01.18.17 at 3:35 pm ET
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With Sebastian Vollmer being out for the year, he’s had some free time on his hands.

Over the course of the year he’s done a series called “Seabass’ School of Football” where he brings different Patriots players on set and teaches them German.

This week was Tom Brady and it was pretty funny.

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Season over for Sebastian Vollmer, Tre’ Jackson 11.23.16 at 10:18 am ET
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Sebastian Vollmer

The season is officially over Sebastian Vollmer and Tre’ Jackson.

The two offensive linemen will not be able to return in 2016 as both players will be moved from the PUP list to injured reserve.

As ESPN’s Field Yates points out, league rules mandate that players on the NFL’s reserve PUP and NFI list who had not been practicing by Tuesday are ineligible to play for the rest of the season.

Running back Dion Lewis was one of the players to come off PUP this season. He began practicing on Oct. 27, was activated on Nov. 12, the day before the game with Seattle and saw his first action last Sunday against San Francisco.

Vollmer underwent shoulder surgery in the summer and wasn’t able to get back to 100 percent. There were initial reports that Vollmer would head immediately to IR but the team held him back on PUP just in case he was able to make it back.

There is serious question now as to whether the 32-year-old Vollmer, a starting right tackle drafted in the second round by the Patriots in 2009, has played his final down with the team. He is a free agent this offseason.

As for Jackson, the second-year guard out of Florida State had a knee scope in the spring and was never able to get back to full strength.

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Patriots officially get down to 75 players following series of roster moves 08.30.16 at 6:00 pm ET
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FOXBORO — The Patriots are now officially down to 75 players.

On Tuesday, the team released offensive lineman Keavon Milton, linebacker Ramon Humber and tight end Steven Scheu.

They also placed offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer and running back Dion Lewis on PUP to start the season. This means they can return following Week 6, but not after Week 11. In Vollmer’s case, it doesn’t look like he will play at all, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The Patriots will play their fourth and final preseason game Thursday night against the Giants before rosters need to be cut down to the final 53 players by Saturday.

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