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Patriots sign LB Jonathan Freeny to one-year extension

Jonathan Freeny must have made a strong impression on the New England Patriots in his first months with the team. The Patriots signed the linebacker to a one-year contract extension, according to NFLPA records. Freeny, who originally signed a one-year deal with the Patriots in March worth $1 million, will earn a $1 million base salary in 2016. The extension includes a $500,000...
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Matthew Slater: Tom Brady is the 'ultimate professional'

It’s been anything but an ordinary offseason for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. The thrill of winning Super Bowl XLIX has been tempered somewhat by the Patriots quarterback’s continued battle with the NFL over his four-game suspension for his alleged role in Deflategate. The court appearances and news stories throughout training camp would be enough to throw any...
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots' Matt Slater off PUP list, still not cleared for full-contact practice

The New England Patriots removed WR/special teams ace Matt Slater from the Physically Unable to Perform list on Monday, per ESPN. Slater joined the team in Practice, but is still not cleeared for full-contact practice. "Not fun," Slater said he said after practice. "Red means stop. It's not something that I'm used to doing, but the medical staff knows what's best for me, so...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Check out Matthew Slater’s awesome speech from last year’s playoff run

Matthew Slater doesn’t get the national attention that so many of the Patriots do, but he is an integral part of this team. And that was evidenced by the quick, yet powerful, speech he gave after New England’s hard-fought victory over the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Divisional Round. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: From 1-32 based on chances of making the Hall of Fame Top 10 in...
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May 27, 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

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

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