Matthew Slater

Ryan Hannable
January 06, 2017 - 7:41 am
[caption id="attachment_94913" align="alignright" width="150"] Matthew Slater[/caption] The Patriots have one representative on the AP All-Pro team, and it's not who some may think. Special teamer Matthew Slater made the team for the first time in his career. It's notable considering he didn't even...
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Mike Petraglia
January 04, 2017 - 4:18 am
FOXBORO -- The rest of the football world is honoring Matthew Slater for something everyone in New England already knows. The ninth-year special teams captain is pure class. Slater has been chosen by his NFL peers to receive one of the sport's most prestigious honors, The Athletes in Action Bart...
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Ryan Hannable
December 24, 2016 - 6:39 am
[caption id="attachment_94952" align="alignright" width="150"] Dont'a Hightower[/caption] FOXBORO -- The following Patriots players are inactive for Saturday's game against the Jets: wide receiver Danny Amendola, wide receiver Matthew Slater, linebacker Dont'a Hightower, running back D.J. Foster,...
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Mike Petraglia
December 21, 2016 - 9:00 am
FOXBORO -- No one needs to remind the veterans of what happened at the end of the 2015 season. The Patriots were 12-2 and in perfect to lock up the No. 1 seed for the playoffs. They lost in New York to a Jets team that was inspired for a playoff run (that ended the next week in Buffalo) and a...
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December 20, 2016 - 3:23 pm
[caption id="attachment_114154" align="alignright" width="400"] Tom Brady was named to another Pro Bowl. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports)[/caption] Four members of the Patriots have been named to the Pro Bowl, it was announced on Tuesday night. Quarterback Tom Brady, safety Devin McCourty, linebacker...
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Ryan Hannable
December 20, 2016 - 11:44 am
[caption id="attachment_115099" align="alignright" width="400"] Julian Edelman has been forced into a punt return role with Cyrus Jones' struggles. (Isaiah J. Downing/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- With Cyrus Jones' struggles returning punts, the Patriots had Julian Edelman back deep Sunday...
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Ryan Hannable
December 15, 2016 - 10:37 am
[caption id="attachment_94913" align="alignright" width="150"] Matthew Slater[/caption] FOXBORO -- It's been an up-and-down year for the Patriots special teams unit. Monday night against the Ravens was a perfect example, as punter Ryan Allen and the punting unit downed two punts inside the Ravens'...
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Ryan Hannable
December 08, 2016 - 8:17 am
[caption id="attachment_113211" align="alignright" width="150"] Martellus Bennett[/caption] FOXBORO -- The Patriots held their second practice of the week Thursday in advance of Monday's game against the Ravens. The team got two players back who missed Wednesday's session in Martellus Bennett and...
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Ryan Hannable
December 07, 2016 - 8:24 am
[caption id="attachment_113211" align="alignright" width="150"] Martellus Bennett[/caption] FOXBORO -- There were four players missing from Patriots practice on Wednesday. Martellus Bennett, Danny Amendola, Matthew Slater and Jordan Richards were all absent from the session. Tom Brady was present,...
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Ryan Hannable
December 04, 2016 - 6:38 am
[caption id="attachment_94913" align="alignright" width="150"] Matthew Slater[/caption] FOXBORO -- The following Patriots players are inactive for Sunday's game against the Rams: safety Jordan Richards, running back D.J. Foster, cornerback Justin Coleman, offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle,...
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