Patriots T Nate Solder Fined For Swinging At Steelers LB Jarvis Jones

Just prior to Week 1 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder signed a two-year contract extension worth $20.062 million. Solder, however, will now forfeit a little bit of that money due to him being fined. According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, Solder... The post Patriots T Nate Solder Fined For Swinging At Steelers LB Jarvis Jones...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: New tight end red zone package?

Looking back on the New England Patriots season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers, one of the more notable stats is that the Patriots scored touchdowns 4/4 times that they entered the red zone. Even more impressive is that all four of these touchdowns were scored by tight ends. Rob Gronkowski had three on the night (one being a fumble recovery), and Scott Chandler came away...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots lock up OT Solder on two-year extension

On the eve of their home opener, the New England Patriots shored up a key part of their offensive line Wednesday, extending the contract of 27-year-old Nate Solder. The deal, according to,... [Click headline for full story]
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Solder signs two year extension with Patriots

The New England Patriots have had a tumultuous offseason, but the team has reason to celebrate after signing offensive tackle Nate Solder to a two year extension. The deal will keep Solder in New England for the next three seasons. Patriots OT Nate Solder signed a two-year, $20.62 million contract extension that ties him to New England through 2017, per NFL source. — Adam Schefter...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots sign LT Solder to two-year, $20.62 million extension

The New England Patriots locked up their young left tackle on Wednesday, as they signed Nate Solder to a two-year, $20.62 million extension, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.Solder was entering the final year of his rookie contract, which will pay him $7.4 million this season. The extension adds on two years to his contract, locking him up through 2017. The deal includes $20 million...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign OT Nate Solder To A Two-Year, $20.62M Extension

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Patriots have signed LT Nate Solder to a two-year, $20.62 million contract extension. Ian Rapoport reports that the first two years of Solder’s deal are fully guaranteed, and he’s now the second highest paid player on the team. Solder has another $1.5 million available through incentives if he makes the Pro ... The...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots, Nate Solder Agree On Two-Year, $20.6M Contract Extension

The man who protects Tom Brady’s blind side was rewarded with a hefty contract extension Wednesday. New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder was given a two-year contract extension worth a reported $20.62 million, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported. Solder, who was named a team captain Tuesday, has a clause in contract that prohibits the Patriots from using the franchise or transition...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: New England Patriots

New England Patriots Rumors: Signing Jackson Makes Plenty of Sense With surprisingly few reported suitors right now, New England should swoop in and sign Jackson as they configure their roster heading into the ... Hart: 'Not crazy' to think Patriots could trade Nate Solder With roster cuts on the horizon, will the New England Patriots make any surprise moves? On Arbella Early...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 15 CU Buffs football players of the decade – #3

  For the next couple weeks we will be counting down the top 15 Colorado football players since the 2005-2006 season. Of course, it’s not the most fun decade to be looking at, but I think the down period created an interesting challenge when creating this list. As it always goes with these lists, there is not an exact formula to determine the top 15, I tried to weigh a player’s...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Position Roster Review: Offensive Tackle

On the New England Patriots, the offensive tackle position is massively important due to the fact that their job is protecting a Hall of Fame quarterback. In the most recent seasons the Patriots have had very good production from their offensive tackles, and that seems to be the trend heading into 2015. Here is my breakdown of the Patriots tackles going into this summer’s training...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the New England Patriots draft was a success

The Patriots have been known to be one of the better teams in the league when it comes to the draft; it seems as if Bill Belichick is always able to find late-round talent that is able to produce immediately. They also have done pretty well with their early picks as of late. From 2010-2012, they drafted Devin McCourty, Nate Solder, Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower in the first...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats tackle Solder healthy at voluntary team activities

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Nate Solder was blindsided by the news. Cancer. He had just turned 26. At 6-foot-8 and 320 pounds, he was in excellent condition. Tom Brady depended on his left tackle to protect him. But after a team physical at the New England Patriots voluntary team activities last spring, Solder was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The impact didn't sink in at first....
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder Had ‘Amazing Support’ From Patriots After Cancer Diagnosis

BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — New England Patriots starting left tackle Nate Solder isn’t a fan of the spotlight. Perhaps that comes from his years as an offensive lineman, a role in which players rarely make headlines in New England unless quarterback Tom Brady finds himself on his back too frequently. When Solder revealed to ESPN’s Mike Reiss that he was diagnosed with cancer last...
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Teammates Admire How Nate Solder Handled 2014 Cancer Diagnosis

Not even all of Nate Solder’s New England Patriots teammates knew the left tackle was diagnosed with cancer before the 2014 season. Solder revealed to that he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in April 2014. Solder was treated for the disease, then went on to participate in training camp and played the entire 2014 season, including all three postseason games, after...
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Offensive Lineman Nate Solder Played 2014 Season After Testicular Cancer Diagnosis

New England Patriots offensive tackle Nate Solder played the 2014 NFL season after being diagnosed with testicular cancer one year ago, he revealed Tuesday to ESPN’s Mike Reiss. Solder was diagnosed last April, calling it “a complete surprise,” given he had no family history of the disease and felt healthy at the time he was told of the illness. Solder’s cancer did not...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder was diagnosed with testicular cancer before last season

New England Patriots offensive lineman Nate Solder started all 16 regular season and all three postseason games for the Super Bowl champions last year, despite leaving the team’s Week 17 game with a knee injury. I guess you could say he was used to overcoming adversity. In April 2014, Solder was diagnosed with testicular cancer....Read More
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots' Nate Solder had testicular cancer surgery

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder reportedly had surgery for testicular cancer last spring. He went on to start every game, including the Super Bowl victory. ESPN said Tuesday that Solder was diagnosed during the team's voluntary offseason program last April after a standard physical. He had surgery three days later and returned by June for the...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: New England Patriots lineman diagnosed with cancer last offseason

Do you want to know just how secretive the Patriots are when it comes to injuries? Last year, Nate Solder, New England’s starting left tackle, was diagnosed and then treated for testicular cancer. Somehow, they managed to keep that quiet. “I knew nothing about it. It was a complete surprise,” Solder said. “You Google something like that and it kind of scares you, so I was...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots tackle Solder reveals he had testicular cancer in 2014

New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder revealed to ESPN that he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in April 2014 in the hopes his story will bring awareness. "I knew nothing about it. It was a complete surprise," Solder said. "You Google something like that and it kind of scares you, so I was like, 'I'm not going to freak out about this.' Had I not had a routine physical...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder reveals he was diagnosed with testicular cancer

Nate Solder is lucky, and he’s hoping to help others get just as fortunate. The New England Patriots offensive lineman was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2014, he revealed to Solder eventually was treated for the disease before it was able to spread, and he’s now helping to spread awareness. According to, Solder was diagnosed with testicular cancer in...
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder’s Touchdown In AFC Championship Game Was Illegal, Says NFL

This embed is invalid" /> Nate Solder’s touchdown catch in the AFC Championship Game seemed too good to be true. Probably because it was. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, said Thursday that Solder’s improbable TD grab against the Indianapolis Colts shouldn’t have counted because the New England Patriots used an illegal...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Deflated? Patriots' Solder just glad he caught it

The big news immediately following the New England Patriots' blowout victory over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday night was that they had secured their ticket to the Super Bowl.The big news the next morning was a report that the Patriots allegedly provided some deflated balls for the game.In speaking with the media Monday, players dismissed the notion, including offensive tackle Nate...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder on unlikely TD: I blacked out, don't remember

New England Patriots offensive tackle Nate Solder became one of the unlikeliest players in AFC Championship game history to score a touchdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. With the Patriots up 17-7 in the third quarter and well on the way to blowing the Colts out, Solder reported as eligible on third and one. Instead of handing the ball off to LeGarrette Blount, who...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Master Art of Deception Or Something

For this column, let's discuss parachute pants and pretend that they're something brand new you've never heard about.  Scratch that.  Maybe this column should be about the "I've got your nose!" trick that gets the kiddos every time.  Naw...scratch that too.  How about a new invention where we put wheels on shoes...some sort of futuristic way of getting from here to there? ...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Solder’s Touchdown Play Has Been Drawn Up By Patriots For Years

FOXBORO, Mass. — For the second time in as many weeks, New England Patriots fans finally received what they’ve been demanding for years. Last week, it was a touchdown pass from Julian Edelman, a college quarterback, and Sunday, in the Patriots’ 45-7 AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts, it was Nate Solder’s touchdown catch. “It was amazing to be a part of a...
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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