Snubbed? New England Patriots OT Nate Solder not named top-10 in the NFL


Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.

Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important – the present.

Forget about yesterday. Never mind tomorrow. Let’s talk about today.

Who are the best players in the NFL right now? Who can help a team win the Super Bowl this season? Who is writing a legacy with each passing week?

Those are the questions the editors at cover32 seek to answer in this series, “Top 10 in 2014.” In the coming weeks, every positions – as well as head coach, general manager and other off-field areas – will be graded, evaluated and ranked.

The series continues with a position that is among the most important in today’s NFL – offensive tackle. In order to win, a team has to have a starting quarterback; so keeping that valuable asset healthy is of paramount importance. That’s where the offensive tackles come in, assigned with the daunting task of keeping pass rushers away from their QB.

To see the 10 best in the NFL right now, click here.

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  • Josh

    Snubbed? Solder is EASILY amongst the BOTTOM 10 in the NFL (in terms of starters). Awful awful awful! Here’s to hoping Fleming can help save an abysmal offensive line!!!!

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  • Dave

    I agree. Nate Solder is barely the tenth best on the Pats. I’ve watched him play every down and I think he’s a turnstile. He’s too tall and has no quickness.