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Nate Solder - #77 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 8"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 04/12/1988
Birthplace Denver, CO
College Colorado
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 17th pick by Patriots

Patriots' patchwork O-line remains effective

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Patriots used their fifth different O-line combination on Thursday night, and the group pitched a shutout in a win over the Jets.

Key matchup: Patriots OLT Nate Solder vs. Titans DRE Kamerion Wimbley

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
PFW's Kevin Fishbain focuses on the Week One battle in the trenches between Nate Solder and Kamerion Wimbley.

Patriots place Light on reserve/retired list

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
OLT Matt Light was placed on the reserve/retired list by the Patriots on Tuesday, officially ending his NFL career after 11 seasons in the league.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Patriots' tackles get their second look in less than a month at the Broncos' pass-rushing duo of Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller.

Patriots rookie report: Week 17

Posted Jan. 04, 2012 @ 4:26 a.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Stevan Ridley continued his late-season surge, and OT Nate Solder got his 13th start of the season.

Patriots rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Stevan Ridley led the team in rushing while OTs Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon got extra work because of injuries.

Patriots rookie report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
First-round OT Nate Solder was the only rookie to see significant time in the Patriots' Week 14 win.

O-line shuffling has hurt Patriots' run game

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Injuries along the offensive line haven't helped the Patriots' run game, which has fallen to 21st in the NFL.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The Redskins will be bringing the heat with OLBs Ryan Kerrigan and Brian Orakpo in Sunday's game against the Patriots.

Patriots rookie report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
OT Nate Solder started in Week 13, and RB Stevan Ridley had eight carries in the Patriots' win over the Colts.

A recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
Four 49ers WRs who were fined for uniform infractions are among the players fined on Friday.

Patriots rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:22 a.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and DB Sterling Moore continue to make significant contributions to the Patriots.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
The Colts won't have many advantages on Sunday, but one spot where they are adept is defensive end with Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis.

Solder, Cannon offer glimpse into future of Pats' O-line

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 1:48 a.m. ET
The Patriots drafted two O-linemen in April, Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon, and we're starting to see how they will fit into the team's future plans.

Patriots rookie report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Shane Vereen had his first NFL carries and touchdown, while cancer survivor Marcus Cannon appeared in his first NFL game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 09, 2011
Solder, a first-round draft pick out of Colorado, has been impressive in training camp and preseason for the Patriots. Now, with starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer missing practice again Friday and expected to be sidelined for Monday night's game against the Miami Dolphins, Solder figures to move from his usual left tackle position to the right side.||||||| Solder says he is ready for the challenge, although "I don't know exactly what's been going on with that (Vollmer's injury), but I'm going to play wherever they need me to play."
Posted Aug. 04, 2011
Solder has signed with New England and joined the Patriots at training camp.||||||| Coach Bill Belichick said Thursday that the Solder deal was done and the 319-pound offensive lineman would be practicing with the team in the afternoon. Solder was a first-team All-American last year at Colorado and started in 36 games during his college career, including four as a tight end. He is the last of New England's first six picks to sign.
Posted April 28, 2011
The Patriots used the 17th pick on Thursday night on Nate Solder, a first-team All-America player last year who lined up for every offensive snap for Colorado as a senior. They had taken another 6-foot-8 tackle, Sebastian Vollmer, two years ago and he started every game for them last season. And Matt Light has been the starting left tackle the past 10 seasons.||||||| Solder missed just two snaps in his last three seasons at left tackle where he protected the quarterback's blind side. He never played the right side in college, and coach Bill Belichick said he will be a left tackle in the NFL. "There's a lot of things he'll have to improve on. He's a smart kid, a hard worker," Belichick said. "For a big guy, he moves very well."

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