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  1. CB Kevin King on his versatility, chance of playing in Bay Area


    Wed, 26 Apr 2017

    CB prospect Kevin King had his hands full practicing against John Ross at Washington. King reveals how that challenge prepared him for the NFL, his ability to play the safety position and more.

  2. Patriots' NFL draft strategy: Make the most of every selection


    Tue, 25 Apr 2017

    Belichick mentioned making a move for Matthew Slater in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL ..... Patriots weren't sure whether Slater would be a defensive back or wideout ..... trade -- and it has paid off. Slater has been one of the NFL's best

  3. 2008 NFL Draft do-over: Matt Ryan, Joe Flacco rise to the top


    Mon, 10 Apr 2017

    this draft class. 24) Titans: Matthew Slater , WR, UCLA Original pick: Chris Johnson , RB, East Carolina. Slater was drafted: Round 5, No. 153 ..... of anyone in this draft class. Slater has played receiver and safety for

  4. Sound FX captures Pats' comeback: 'A hell of a story'


    Thu, 9 Feb 2017

    counted us out 20 times. Love it." 17. Caught up in the moment, Hall of Famer Jackie Slater -- the father of Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater -- offered a passionate testimonial for Brady: "They got best quarterback in the history

  5. Patriots' Slater : 'One of best games in history of NFL'


    Mon, 6 Feb 2017

    More Columns > HOUSTON -- Matthew Slater doesn't get the attention of Tom ..... the Patriots in the playoffs," Slater said. "Close games, nail biters ..... games in the history of the NFL," Slater said, emphasizing that nobody lost

  6. Patriots practice report: Team preparing for Julio Jones


    Fri, 3 Feb 2017

    Atlanta Falcons All-Pro receiver Julio Jones . That explains why multiple receivers -- including Michael Floyd and Matthew Slater -- have been wearing the two No. 11 gold jerseys that the Patriots use to designate Jones for snaps against the

  7. Palmer on Butler: 'He plays bigger than he is'


    Fri, 3 Feb 2017


    Jersey that replicate Julio Jones and practices both Matthew Slater . And Michael Floyd both guys remember a pretty good ..... It's Super Bowl darlings a good way to put it Matthew Slater actually last week in Foxborough some of his rise

  8. Palmer: Brady is 'hopeful' his mother will be at the Super Bowl


    Fri, 3 Feb 2017


    Jarrett bell from their practices in yesterday this was an interesting note. Both. Mean both up Michael Floyd and Matthew Slater . Were both wearing gold number eleven jerseys to replicate Julio Jones as they're going gets the number one. Defense

  9. Things that make you go WOOF: Super Bowl edition


    Mon, 30 Jan 2017


    special teams fumbles this season it lost four of them that if he would fit I think they won't know why no one it was Matthew Slater he fumbled return isn't racing I'll probably was always there hasn't gotten it right that they will give anyone

  10. Palmer: Patriots knew what type of player they had in Malcolm Butler


    Fri, 27 Jan 2017


    growth and development that he was going through in that the caliber of player that he was going to become an eighty Matthew Slater put a best. When you talk about the super bully said he learned from Bill Belichick it's not the experience you

  11. James Palmer: Malcolm Butler could shadow Julio Jones


    Fri, 27 Jan 2017


    big games and we saw Malcolm Butler do it two years ago when he made one of the biggest plays in Super Bowl history Matthew Slater said his journey from just a tryout guy here with the Patriots and not playing in the first quarter of that game not

  12. Falcons' overlooked greatness, Belichick and Popovich, more


    Thu, 26 Jan 2017

    in sports . "I kind of relate it to Gregg Popovich and how he coached Tim Duncan," Patriots special teams star Matthew Slater recently explained to The MMQB. "These guys, they don't care who you are or what you've done. They want things

  13. Super Bowl LI: Five-part plan for Atlanta Falcons to win it all


    Tue, 24 Jan 2017

    will urge his return units to pay close attention to Matthew Slater , to keep the perennial Pro Bowl selectee from making ..... see the Falcons use a double-team or set a trap on Slater to minimize his impact on the game. If I had to point

  14. Matthew Slater on Brady: 'Just having him on the field gives you confidence'


    Wed, 18 Jan 2017


    New England Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater comments on quarterback Tom Brady.

  15. Three rookies, Matt Ryan among players named to All-Pro team


    Tue, 10 Jan 2017

    Three rookies among 17 first-time selections highlight The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team. Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott and Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan are among the honorees.

  16. Week 17 Cheat Sheet: Can Redskins get to playoffs?


    Sat, 31 Dec 2016

    Can Kirk Cousins get a win over Eli Manning and secure a playoff spot for the 'Skins? Who has the edge in the Packers-Lions battle for the NFC North? Here's what you need to know heading into Week 17.

  17. Matthew Slater reflects on what his Super Bowl ring means to him - 50 Rings | 50 Days


    Fri, 30 Dec 2016


    For the Patriots Matthew Slater , the son of former Rams All-Pro Jackie Slater , football is a family affair. Slater looks back on what it meant to win Super Bowl 49 and the significance of earning the ring his father never did.

  18. Week 16 Cheat Sheet: Can Tom Savage do it again?


    Sat, 24 Dec 2016

    Can Tom Savage propel the Texans into the playoffs? Will the return of A.J. Green be the difference maker for Andy Dalton? Here's what you need to know heading into Week 16.

  19. NFL announces 2017 Pro Bowl rosters


    Thu, 22 Dec 2016

    The 2017 Pro Bowl rosters have been revealed, and the Oakland Raiders are well-represented. Check out the complete AFC and NFC rosters for next month's game in Orlando.

  20. Breaking down 2017 Pro Bowl players by school


    Wed, 21 Dec 2016

    Hekker); Penn State (Cameron Wake); Rutgers (Devin McCourty); South Carolina (Jadeveon Clowney); UCLA ( Matthew Slater ); Vanderbilt (Casey Heyward); Washington (Marcus Peters); West Alabama (Tyreek Hill); West Virginia (Pat

  21. Week 15 Cheat Sheet: Can Titans unseat Chiefs?


    Sat, 17 Dec 2016

    How will Marcus Mariota fare at frigid Arrowhead? Can Alex Smith and the Chiefs pull ahead in the AFC West? Here's what you need to know heading into Week 15.

  22. What we learned: Resilient Patriots hold off Ravens


    Tue, 13 Dec 2016

    by punt returner Cyrus Jones and kickoff returner Matthew Slater to set Joe Flacco up on the doorstep of New England ..... on 13 punt returns this season. Special teams ace Matthew Slater followed suit by fumbling the kickoff return immediately

  23. It may be time to form a Cyrus Jones support group


    Tue, 13 Dec 2016

    better, have to handle it better." The Ravens quickly converted Jones' gaffe into a touchdown, then recovered a Matthew Slater fumble on the ensuing kickoff and scored again. Throw in Tom Brady 's ugly red-zone interception (his only misstep

  24. Ravens Patriots Football - Matthew Slater


    Tue, 13 Dec 2016

    New England Patriots' Matthew Slater (18) loses the ball on a kickoff return during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)