“Why is Matthew Slater a Pro Bowl special teamer? His tackle on punt returner Jacoby Jones...
Probably Josh Boyce or Matthew Slater.
According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, Patriots special teams captain Mathew Slater will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a fractured wrist.
According to a source, look for Matthew Slater to be out 4-to-6 weeks with wrist injury
— Karen Guregian (@kguregian) September 17, 2013
The Pats already have enough starters injured as it is. Slater is a pro bowl special teamer...
Matthew Slater is humbled by his second straight Pro Bowl selection.
Just don't send him an airplane ticket to the game in Honolulu a week before the Super Bowl.
One day after being chosen for the Pro Bowl, the New England Patriots' special teams captain said Thursday he'd rather be eating gumbo in New Orleans than pineapple in Hawaii.
The championship game is scheduled...
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December 27, 2012
The NFL announced the 2012 Pro Bowl roster Wednesday. Here's the seven Patriots selected.
All are repeat Pro Bowlers from 2011 except for Jerod Mayo, who was last selected in 2010. Mayo said, via Boston.com: “It’s an honor to be recognized by my peers, the...
FOXBORO, Mass. -- Special teams captain Matthew Slater said his heart with always with the Patriots, which made the contract extension an easy agreement. Slater, a free agent for the first time, signed a three-year deal last month to remain in New England. He didn't discuss whether or not he had conversations with other teams, but he wasn't exactly peering around the corner...
The Patriots made it official Thursday by announcing the signing of special teams captain Matthew Slater. Slater led the team with 17 special teams tackles in 2011, and he earned his first Pro Bowl nod, too. Slater, a fifth-round draft pick out of UCLA in 2008, has been a wide receiver by trade, but his major contributions have always been in the kicking game. He also made a brief...
According to several published reports this afternoon, the New England Patriots have signed WR Matthew Slater to a new contract. Terms at this time are not available.
Slater was the Patriots special teams captain and led the squad in tackles and earned his first Pro Bowl selection. He also saw some time at wide receiver and is expected to compete for spot as New England’s...
Matthew Slater earned his first Pro Bowl selection this season, worthy recognition for his consistently solid work on special teams. While Slater is a relatively unheralded player, the Pro Bowl selection indicates that the former fifth round pick’s peers consider him one of the best in the league at what he does.
In that respect, it’s similar to the way Tom Brady is regarded...
Matthew Slater lost a costly fumble as a rookie. He missed two games with an elbow injury in his second season. Before his third season he wasn't sure the Patriots would keep him.
Now, in his fourth season with New England, he's made the Pro Bowl as the AFC's special teams player.
Slater said Wednesday it's been a long journey and his selection is a humbling honor...
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December 28, 2011