Matthew Slater

January 14, 2012 - 2:27 pm
FOXBORO -- The following players were listed as inactive by New England for Saturday night's game between the Patriots and Broncos : quarterback Ryan Mallett , running back Shane Vereen , tackle Sebastian Vollmer , guard Donald Thomas , defensive lineman Ron Brace , linebacker Gary Guyton and...
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Mike Petraglia
January 11, 2012 - 8:10 am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots defense has received a lot of negative attention this season for spending most of it ranked dead last in the NFL in yards allowed. But there's another area the Patriots would desperately like to improve, starting Saturday night in their first playoff game. Only three teams...
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January 05, 2012 - 8:55 am
With the Patriots off this weekend and the postseason ready to begin, we'€™ve got the Patriots Positional Playoff Preview, a weeklong, position-by-position look at the Patriots and how they look heading into the postseason. We'€™ve already broken down the running backs , quarterback and tight...
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January 27, 2011 - 5:57 am
Over the next week as the Patriots offseason gets underway, we'€™ll present a snapshot of the team by position. We'€™ve already examined the defensive backs , the linebackers and the defensive line . Here'€™s a look at the specialists: On the roster: Kicker Shayne Graham , punter Zoltan Mesko...
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September 06, 2010 - 9:00 pm
FOXBORO '€” Since he arrived in Foxboro as a fifth-round pick out of UCLA in 2008, few players have displayed as much positional versatility as Matthew Slater . He'€™s one of only a handful of players under Bill Belichick who has worn a white (offense) and blue (defense) jersey, working as both...
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April 20, 2010 - 10:24 am
FOXBORO '€” The Patriots signing of Torry Holt adds an intriguing veteran presence to New England'€™s receiving corps. According to ESPN'€™s John Clayton, the 33-year-old has signed a one-year deal worth $1.7 million with the Patriots. Holt, who was given the moniker '€œBig Game'€...
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Mike Petraglia
September 27, 2009 - 8:32 am
FOXBOROUGH - In a feel-good story, WR Matthew Slater is active today for the first time in the regular season after suffering a grotesque-looking injury to his right elbow in the final preseason game against the Giants . One of the most personable players in the locker room, Slater is a returner...
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September 10, 2009 - 9:34 am
FOXBOROUGH -- Just got back from practice, and the only player not in uniform for the first few minutes we are allowed to watch was returner/defensive back Matthew Slater .
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June 08, 2009 - 12:29 pm
BOLTON -- Here are a smattering from quotes from a variety of players from Monday'€™s Patriots Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament at the International in Bolton. Kicker Stephen Gostkowski On working with new long snappers: I think it'€™s going smooth so far. You can'€™t expect too much in...
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Mike Petraglia
November 30, 2008 - 3:13 pm
Whenever you start a postmortem comparing a Patriots game to the "Lawyer Milloy" 31-0 episode on Sept 7, 2003, you know the final result is probably pretty ugly. You'd be right. That was the last time the Patriots gave up 30 unanswered points like they did in the loss on Sunday. Two key dropped...
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