Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater Are Bonded Like Brothers In Their Third Super Bowl

FOXBORO, Mass. — As the New England Patriots prepared for their eighth consecutive playoff run, wide receiver Julian Edelman was drawing a line in the sand. After complaining earlier about the belongings of locker-mate and Patriots special-teams captain Matthew Slater encroaching on Edelman’s space, the wide receiver took a roll of medical tape and stretched it over Slater...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots' quiet leader Slater humbled by chance at 2nd ring

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) As he walks through the middle of the Patriots' locker room, the slender man in the hooded sweatshirt and glasses looks more like an assistant coach than a six-time Pro Bowler. But as he locks eyes with cornerback Logan Ryan, Ryan points in his direction and grins widely. ''Matthew Slater. Hmm ... what can I say about him?'' Ryan says. ''Oh man. I'm gonna...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Slater Reveals What Tom Brady Means To His Patriots Teammates

New England Patriots special teams ace Matthew Slater was the last press conference in a long line of media availability at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday ahead of this weekend’s AFC Championship Game. In the last question of this last press conference of the day the nine-year Patriots veteran was asked what quarterback Tom Brady has meant to him on the field.  Surprisingly, Slater...
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Matthew Slater Believes Nate Ebner Deserves Pro Bowl Nod Over Himself

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Nate Ebner Pro Bowl campaign is in full effect. The New England Patriots safety is attempting to make the Pro Bowl as a special teamer. That would mean earning the honor over his teammate Matthew Slater, who has been voted into the game five seasons in a row. Super Bowl Champ… Olympian… Pro Bowler?? Hit retweet to help me get there!! #GoPats #GoUSA...
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthew Slater’s Advice To Struggling Cyrus Jones? Don’t Read The News

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England media has been hard on Cyrus Jones this week. After Jones’ costly muffed punt during Monday’s win over the Baltimore Ravens, many outlets — us included — argued the Patriots should stop using the struggling rookie as their primary return man. Jones was New England’s top draft pick this past spring, but he’s yet to live up to that billing...
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthew Slater gets meme treatment after overtime decision

Matthew Slater could not escape the memes even though the New England Patriots’ poor decision to kickoff at the start of overtime was not his. Slater, a team captain, elected to kick after winning the coin toss in overtime against the New York Jets. The Jets took the ball and scored, ending the game immediately. Making the surreal scene even more unbelievable was that Slater...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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