Patriots Agree to Terms With Solder

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August 04, 2011 at 03:35pm ET

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Rookie Nate Solder has finally come to terms on a contract. (FILE:Icon/SMI)

The Patriots and first round pick Nate Solder have finally reached a middle ground in their negotiations, and it appears fans will finally get their first glimpse of him very soon.

According to published reports, the two sides have agreed to terms on a four year contract, although terms of the deal had yet to be disclosed.

Solder could reportedly begin practicing today with his new teammates, which would be great timing since the team will take on Jacksonville at Gillette Stadium in their first preseason game of the year one week from tonight.

This news comes just one day after veteran Matt Light took the field for the first time during last night's annual season ticket holder only event after signing a 2-year deal.

Solder is expected to wear #77, so be sure to keep an eye out if you're planning on taking in a practice in the near future.

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