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New England Patriots Have Several Players That Could Be Heading to the Pro Bowl
November 19th, 2014 at 2:59 PM
As the NFL season rolls on Prow Bowl voting is underway and there are a few New England Patriots who are almost guaranteed to be playing in the game. ***PHOTO1*** It’s week 12 in the NFL and the Patriots are on a tear. They are 8-2 and have won six straight games....

Matthew Slater Returns to Practice, Steven Ridley Out Again
October 4th, 2013 at 2:17 PM
As the New England Patriots prepare for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, the team received both good and bad news. As Erik Scalavino of Patriots Football Weekly reports, wide receiver and special teams ace Matthew Slater returned today to practice. Slater has missed the last two weeks due to...

Two Players Miss Wednesday Practice as New England Patriots Prepare for Atlanta Falcons
September 25th, 2013 at 7:06 PM
The New England Patriots began their preparation for the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday without the availability of two players. Erik Scalavino of Patriots Football Weekly reports that wide receiver and special teams ace Matthew Slater and right tackle Sebastian Vollmer missed Wednesday's practice.  Although Slater is set to miss between four and...

Danny Amendola Practices for Third Straight Day and Other Thursday Practice Notes
September 19th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** The status of wide receiver Danny Amendola and tight end Rob Gronkowski have both been the hot topic of conversation this week as the Patriots get ready for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With a tough Tampa Bay defense that has held the New York Jets to 17 points and the...

Special Teamer Matthew Slater Has Broken Wrist; May Miss up to Six Weeks
September 17th, 2013 at 10:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots continue to get hit by the injury bug. While tight end Rob Gronkowski heals from forearm and back surgery and wide receiver Danny Amendola heals a pulled groin, special teamer Matthew Slater will join the two on the Patriots injured list. Pro Football Talk reported earlier today that...

Seven Patriots Named to AFC Squad
December 28th, 2012 at 4:37 PM
Seven Patriots have been selected to represent the AFC at this year's Pro Bowl on Jan. 27 in Hawaii. QB Tom Brady was selected to the Pro Bowl for the eighth time in his magnificent career and G Logan Mankins, WR Wes Welker, and DT Vince Wilfork were all selected to...

New England Patriots Sign Free Agents Hoyer and Stallworth
March 23rd, 2012 at 11:09 PM
The New England Patriots announced today the signing of two more free agents, and both should be familiar to fans. Quarterback Brian Hoyer, who has backed up No. 1 QB Tom Brady for the last three seasons, will do so again in the 2012-13 season. The Michigan State product has appeared...

New England Patriots Sign a Few More Free Agents
March 15th, 2012 at 10:45 PM
While March Madness fans whooped and groaned about his or her NCAA men's basketball brackets today, the New England Patriots focused on football and signed a few more free agents. New England re-signed special teams captain Matthew Slater and signed former San Diego Chargers safety Steve Gregory and ex-Chicago Bears defensive...

Patriots Players Getting Buried with Ticket Requests
January 23rd, 2012 at 9:15 PM
What a wonderful pain-in-the-tush problem to have. The New England Patriots players said on Monday that they are being bombarded with requests for Super Bowl LXVI tickets from family, friends and acquaintances, plus  a whole bunch of other people whom they barely know. Placekicker Stephen Gostowski told reporters that right after the Patriots survived 23-20 over the Baltimore Ravens in the American Conference Championship, he received 35 text...

Fourteen New England Patriots Finish High in Pro Bowl Popular Vote
December 22nd, 2011 at 7:46 PM
***PHOTO1***The results of the fan segment of the voting for the National Football League Pro Bowl teams has been completed. This where fans vote early and very often to stuff the ballot box for their favorite player and not necessarily the most deserving. The voting will be completed by the players...

Monday Musings from New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick
December 5th, 2011 at 10:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Pick up the sports section in the newspaper, tune in to one of the sports talk radio shows, watch any of the sports wrap up shows on television, peruse the internet or crank up your social media account in New England. The lead topic of discussion being debated is the New England Patriots defense and if the unit is really as bad as it looked when giving up 21...

New England Patriots Beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-24 for Fourth Straight Victory
December 4th, 2011 at 5:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Even with the fourth quarter let down on both sides of the ball, the New England Patriots 31-24 victory over the still-winless Indianapolis Colts was never really in doubt as they improved to 9-3 in a game that was a classic case of the final number on the scoreboard not being indicative of the true nature of the action on the field. With the Colts (0-12) and new...

New England Patriots Elect Their Captains
September 8th, 2011 at 12:42 PM
The team votes have been counted, and the New England Patriots will be captained by quarterback Tom Brady, offensive tackle Logan Mankins, wide receiver Matthew Slater, linebacker Jerod Mayo, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and cornerback Devin McCourty for the 2011 season. ***PHOTO1*** In speaking with reporters before the afternoon practice, Slater and McCourty said they...

New England Patriots Cut Eight Players
September 2nd, 2011 at 5:23 PM
The Turk has already started making his rounds in Foxboro. One day before the National Football League mandatory reduction from 80 to 53 players, the New England Patriots released eight on September 2. ***PHOTO1*** Wide receiver Buddy Farnham, linebacker Ricky Brown, running back Richard Medlin, offensive linemen Mike Berry, Jonathan Compas and Corey Woods, defensive...

New England Patriots Edged in Final Pre-season Tilt
September 2nd, 2011 at 12:04 AM
The New England Patriots were beaten 18-17 by the New York Giants at Gillette Stadium on September 1 after surrendering a 17-3 halftime lead, but the loss of the final pre-season exercise isn't their main concern. With Saturday at 4 PM looming as the deadline to cut the roster from the current total of 80 to...