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Matthew Slater: NFLPA Advised Patriots Not To Talk About ‘DeflateGate’

The New England Patriots have been urged to clam up this week. So basically, business as usual. Patriots special-teams ace Matthew Slater told ESPN.com’s Mike Reiss that the NFL players association has advised the team not to talk about the DeflateGate controversy. Slater is the Patriots’ players union representative. Quarterback Tom Brady addressed the media for 30 minutes...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edleman: ‘I’m a pretty big a-hole to all my friends and family’

The New England Patriots are back in the Super Bowl, but friends and family of Julian Edelman better not expect any help getting to Glendale, AZ. Edelman won’t be spending his time over the next two weeks playing travel agent. “I’m a pretty big a-hole to all my friends and family,” Edelman said to CSN New England. “They know that. When it’s football time it’s football...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Slater: Colts’ Josh Cribbs One Of The Best Returners In NFL History

This embed is invalid" /> FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are tasked with slowing down an elite kick returner for the second consecutive week. The Patriots, who were forced to stall Jacoby Jones in Saturday’s divisional-round playoff win over the Baltimore Ravens, now are preparing for the difficulties of facing Josh Cribbs in Sunday’s...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Slater One Of Eight Finalists For NFL’s Sportsmanship Award

The Patriots rewarded Matthew Slater for his performance this season with a contract extension, but now the NFL is recognizing him for more than just his football skills. The New England Patriots special teamer is one of eight finalists for the league’s first Sportsmanship Award, the NFL announced Monday. The field was narrowed from 32 players — one...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots sign Matthew Slater to two-year contract extension

  NFL Players Association records show New England special teams captain Matthew Slater has signed a two-year contract extension. Slater called the extension "humbling" on Wednesday but declined to go into details. The Patriots don't announce contract extensions. The total value of the deal is $4 million. Slater said he'd rather talk about his team's game on Sunday against Green...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots, Matthew Slater Agree To Two-Year Contract Extension

The New England Patriots reportedly have locked up one of their most underrated players. The Patriots and special teams savant Matthew Slater have come to terms on a two-year contract extension, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. The reported extension is worth $4 million and will keep Slater in Foxboro through the 2016 season. Patriots head coach Bill...
Via NESN.com
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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