Nate Solder, the former left tackle for the Giants, decided to stay with the team, according to news media outlets and insider information. Ian Rapoport from NFL Network, tweeted the news yesterday afternoon, March 13.
“The Giants and OT Nate Solder have agreed in principle to a reworked deal to return to New York, source said, as NYG locks in the experienced tackle. The two sides are working out the final details, but Solder is staying barring any last-minute hiccups.” Rapoport tweeted.
Specific details on the financial side of the new contract were not specified by Repoport. However, ESPN tweeted that the Giants come in with roughly $2.3 million in cap space before the Solder restructure.
However, he is confident that Solder will stay with the Giants for another year.
Who is Nate Solder
Nate Solder first started out his NFL career as a New England Patriot. Joining the team in 2011.During 2011, Solder started 13 of 16 games, and appeared in the Superbowl during his first season, however the team loss.
Before the start of the 2014 season, Solder was diagnosed testicular cancer. Docters managed to remove the cancer from him.
After missing from off-season activities, Solder would go on to win his first Superbowl with the Patriots and started every game that season.
In 2018, Solder left the Patriots, and signed a a four-year, $62 million contract, with 35 million guarantee. During the time of the signing, Solder was the highest-paid offensive lineman in the league at the time.
Solder stated every game of the Giants 2018 regular season. However, he missed the teams playoff games.
Solder was one of the few players that opted out of the 2020 regular season, due to the ongoing pandemic.
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