The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Matthew Slater: Patriots’ White House Trip ‘Closes The Book On 2014′ Season

FOXBORO, Mass. — After a trip to meet President Barack Obama on Thursday, the New England Patriots are on to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Patriots will be concentrating on the 2015 season after their trip to the White House and putting Super Bowl XLIX behind them. “I think this kind of closes the book on 2014,” Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater said Tuesday at Gillette...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Slater: Ventrone bringing passion to offseason meetings

New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater has been voted into the Pro Bowl four years running, a product of the hard work and dedication he's committed to the role. It's a mantra he... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez's ex-teammates weigh in on conviction, call it sad

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Two New England Patriots players are weighing in on former teammate Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction, calling it a sad situation. Special teams captain Matthew Slater and safety Devin McCourty attended the first day of voluntary team activities Tuesday. The team did not comment last week when Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder for the 2013 killing...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Patriots Special Teamer Matthew Slater Urinate on Sideline During Super Bowl?

There’s an interesting video circulating of Patriots special teamer Matthew Slater during the Super Bowl. It shows Slater kneeling down on the sideline in front of the Microsoft Surface station, and behind Tom Brady, before looking around as if to see if anyone is watching. While this would not be the first time that an Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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’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...
January 24, 2015  |  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...
December 15, 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...
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

UAB player brings helmet to graduation

Leah Still scores in Temple spring game

Sanchez shares thoughts on Tebow

Stephen A. Smith blasts Tom Brady

Kris Humphries apologizes for Jenner tweet

Five most boring NFL prime time matchups for 2015

Bruce Jenner: "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman"

Jameis Winston vs. Marcus Mariota: Perception vs. reality

Report: Gronk dating former Patriots cheerleader

NFL exec compares Jameis Winson to JaMarcus Russell

NFL does not care about Rams' future in St. Louis

Nothing gleams like late-round draft gold

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.