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News Blitz 11/17: Solder's new health scare

More frightening health news for Nate Solder. On Monday, New England's left tackle and co-captain revealed that his infant son is battling kidney cancer. Solder is himself a cancer survivor who is out for the season with a torn right biceps muscle. That story was first reported by the Boston Herald, which also has stories on Julian Edelman's injury impacting Tom Brady and the Patriots not taking kicker Stephen Gostkowski's consistency for granted.

Still thinking about that great Patriots win over the Giants Sunday night? The Boston Globe says the two teams could meet again this season.

CSNNE.com has an interesting feature on Bryan Stork being thrust into moving to tackle, from the perspective of DE and co-captain Rob Ninkovich.

WEEI.com offers a look at how New England will replace Edelman in the short term, while The Providence Journal wonders if the Patriots can weather the loss of Edelman.

ESPN.com takes a mid-season look at New England's 2015 draft class and their contributions thus far.

Meanwhile, in western New York, the Buffalo News writes that New England's next opponent, the Bills, could shock them on Monday night.

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