Nate Solder hinted Saturday he expects to be the Patriots' left tackle in 2012 if Matt Light retires.
Nate Solder lined up as a tight end on 11.1 percent of the Patriots' offensive snaps in 2011.
Patriots OT Nate Solder has been added to the injury report with a concussion, and is questionable for Week 10.
If the Cowboys had succeeded in trading down on draft day, they would have concentrated on landing Nate Solder.
Rookie RT Nate Solder will remain a part of the Patriots' rotation at tackle once fellow RT Sebastian Vollmer returns from his back injury.
With Patriots RT Sebastian Vollmer sidelined by a back injury, first-round pick Nate Solder is in line to start against the Dolphins on Monday.
Patriots HC Bill Belichick has confirmed first-round pick Nate Solder will see snaps at right tackle this season.
Patriots agreed to terms with No. 17 overall pick Nate Solder on a four-year, $8.54 million contract.
The Boston Globe has spoken with four NFL college scouting directors that all believe first-round pick Nate Solder could start at left tackle from the get-go in 2011.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick plans to use No. 17 overall pick Nate Solder at left tackle.
Patriots selected Colorado OT Nate Solder with the No. 17 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.
The Patrios recently canceled a visit with Colorado LT Nate Solder "at the last minute."
Colorado LT Nate Solder reported to the Buffaloes' Pro Day weighing just 307 pounds at 6-foot-8.
NFL.com's Bucky Brooks says Colorado OT Nate Solder "ran phenomenally well" in field drills at the NFL Combine on Saturday, and believes he has "all the athleticism" needed to be a left tackle in the NFL.