BOSTON (CBS) – The New England Patriots had a pair of draft picks Thursday night.
With the 17th overall pick, the Pats took offensive tackle Nate Solder.READ MORE: Arizona Mother Worried Son's Surgery In Boston Will Be Rescheduled Again Due To COVID
Solder is from the University of Colorado.
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Matt Light is a free agent, so the team could be setting up Soldier as his replacement.
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The Pats traded away their 28th overall pick to New Orleans for a second round pick this year and a first round pick in 2012.