Broncos appear to be among frontrunners for Nate Solder

Broncos appear to be among frontrunners for Nate Solder

Rapoport added Solder agreed to a four-year contract worth $62 million with $35 million guaranteed. Solder being the highest paid offensive lineman will set him up for a future of financial stability, especially considering the fact that he is 29-years-old.

Solder has been protecting Tom Brady's blind side since the Patriots drafted him 17th overall in 2011, appearing in 98 games (making 95 starts) in his seven National Football League seasons. He played a major role in helping Tom Brady guide the Patriots to four Super Bowls, including two wins.

This signing is a good move only for the fact that it fills a huge need for the Giants.

Another person who is thoroughly impressed with the signing of Solder is former general manager and current NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly, who said that it was the best signing in free agency. He played a total of nine games last season but led the team in special teams tackles.

While the Butler and Lewis departures were easy to forecast, Solder was considered to be New England's top priority in free agency.

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Throughout his career in Foxboro, he has played in 98 career regular-season games, with 95 starts. Rather than accepting an extension from the Pats, Solder waited it out and hit unrestricted free agency for the first time in his career.

Monday Morning Quarterback's Albert Beer tweeted out Tuesday afternoon that the Giants are going after Solder. NY needed to up the ante and out price the cash strapped Patriots and cash flush Texans.

Although the Patriots wanted to bring back Amendola, they couldn't afford his two-year, $12 million deal.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have started fixing their woeful offensive line. There's no doubt that he'd certainly be a defensive back that could help shore up some of the problems that the secondary had last season.

Richburg is expected to sign with San Francisco. He must have surveyed the market and realized that this was destined to be a particularly thin class of free agent tackles. The 6'8, 320-pound lineman immediately provides an upgrade to an offense that's based around Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr.

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