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We check in with Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater on a Patriots Monday as the Patriots prepare for their fourth pre-season game, and are 10 days away from opening the 2015 season.
Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater joined Dale & Holley with Thornton on Patriots Monday. Slater talked about Tom Brady and the leaders of the
that if they ever crossed paths, Matthew Slater and Richie Incognito wouldn’t exactly see eye to eye. The Patriots special teams captain -- one of the most well-respected players in the Patriots locker room -- made it very clear on Tuesday
hopefully let the situation run itself. But it didn’t work out for us.” AFTER A SOLID START TO THE YEAR, THE PATRIOTS ’ SPECIAL TEAMS CRASHED AND BURNED ON SUNDAY On Sunday, it was a miserable performance from many facets of New England’s special
touchdown. (He leads the league with a 29.2-yard return average.) Meanwhile, after a big start, the Patriots ’ special teams (with the exception of punter Zoltan Mesko) have had major issues. Since the start of the year, New England
receiving yards (by Russ Francis in 1975). THE PATRIOTS SPECIAL TEAMS WEREN’T READY There were early signs Sunday wasn’t going to be a good day for the Patriots special teams unit: After a 38-yard field goal from Phil Dawson to
and forget about the whistle.” AS EXPECTED, SPECIAL TEAMS WAS A DIFFERENCE-MAKER FOR THE PATRIOTS The Patriots ’ special teams unit wasn’t great: New England allowed San Diego to successfully execute a late onsides kick, while long
Matthew Slater Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater joined Dale & Holley with Thornton on Patriots Monday. Slater talked about Tom Brady and the leaders of the
FOXBORO — Stephen Gostkowski wasn’t the only Patriots special teams player to get a new contract this offseason. Late last month, the Patriots signed third-year punter Ryan Allen to a three-year
Matthew Slater FOXBORO — Suffice to say, red isn’t Matthew Slater ‘s favorite color. The Patriots special teams captain returned to the practice field for the first time this summer, but he was in a red non-contact jersey, the result of offseason
around, it’s hard to imagine much will be affected on the field. 2. Can they perform like last year? The Patriots ’ special teams unit played a major part in their Super Bowl winning season, seemingly making a game-changing play almost
It’s been a good offseason for two key members of the Patriots ’ special teams unit. Less than a month after signing kicker Stephen Goskowski to a four-year contract, the Patriots have come to terms with