Matthew Slater

Mike Petraglia
September 04, 2016 - 10:29 am
[caption id="attachment_94913" align="alignright" width="150"] Matthew Slater[/caption] FOXBORO -- Tom Brady isn't the only Patriots veteran who's going through a painful four-game suspension to start the 2016 season. Defensive lineman/linebacker Rob Ninkovich was hit with a four-game ban for...
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August 31, 2016 - 4:08 am
The Patriots have signed special teams ace Matthew Slater to a one-year, $1.8 million extension through 2017, according to ESPN. The 30-year-old Slater, a fifth-round pick of New England in 2008, has become one of the best special teamers in the game. A five-time Pro Bowler, the 6-foot, 198-pounder...
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Ryan Hannable
July 28, 2016 - 10:35 am
FOXBORO -- When taking attendance at the first Patriots training camp practice, it was strange seeing a No. 43 jersey on the field considering Nate Ebner is off preparing with the U.S. Rugby team for the upcoming Summer Olympics. Ebner wasn't back with the Patriots, instead it was special teams...
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July 27, 2016 - 1:57 pm
[caption id="attachment_99789" align="alignright" width="400"] Bill Belichick begins his 42nd season in the NFL this month. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)[/caption] FOXBORO — To give you some perspective as to just how long Bill Belichick has been in the NFL, when the Patriots meet the Dolphins this...
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Mike Petraglia
July 27, 2016 - 12:30 pm
[caption id="attachment_109425" align="alignright" width="350"] Devin McCourty isn't about to tease Tom Brady about Deflategate. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)[/caption] FOXBORO -- There are things veteran players can do to other veteran players, especially at the beginning of training camp, to keep...
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July 03, 2016 - 7:00 am
[caption id="attachment_85916" align="alignright" width="350"] Matthew Slater has carved out a niche as one of the best special teamers in the NFL. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)[/caption] As the countdown to training camp begins later this month, we're going to take a look at the 20 most...
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June 21, 2016 - 10:00 am
[caption id="attachment_94913" align="alignright" width="150"] Matthew Slater[/caption] Matthew Slater has carved out a nice niche as the Patriots special teams captain. The 5-foot-11, 195-pounder has been a three-time All-Pro, emerging as one of the best special teamers in the game. But his father...
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June 08, 2016 - 11:21 am
[caption id="attachment_94974" align="alignright" width="150"] Bryan Stork[/caption] FOXBORO — Toward the end of Wednesday's minicamp session, there was a scrap that appeared to involve offensive lineman Bryan Stork, linebacker Dont'a Hightower and defensive lineman Woodrow Hamilton. Devin McCourty...
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Mike Petraglia
June 02, 2016 - 5:48 pm
[caption id="attachment_108784" align="alignright" width="350"] Malcom Brown shares a laugh Thursday at Gillette Stadium. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)[/caption] FOXBORO -- In today's NFL, it's easy to make bad mistakes. Just in the last year, there was Jason Pierre-Paul on July 4, 2015 and his ill-...
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Mike Petraglia
June 02, 2016 - 12:00 pm
[caption id="attachment_108777" align="alignright" width="400"] Tom Brady celebrates with Matthew Slater after winning Super Bowl XLIX. (Matthew Emmons/USA Today Sports)[/caption] FOXBORO -- Robert Kraft may not have wanted to offer any comment on the amicus brief  he filed in support of Tom Brady...
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