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Matthew Slater

Matthew Slater - #18 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 09/09/1985
Birthplace Orange, CA
College UCLA
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 18th pick by Patriots

Experience vs. versatility in battle for Patriots WR spots

Posted June 02, 2012 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
A pair of veterans and a pair of young, versatile players make up the four Patriots receivers battling for roster spots.

Fantasy spin: the C teamers

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 4:08 a.m. ET
There has been plenty of depth signed this offseason at the skill positions, but for newbies, there are always players who have little or no fantasy relevance.

Patriots re-sign special-teams star Slater

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 7:49 a.m. ET
The Patriots announced Thursday evening that they have re-signed WR Mathew Slater and signed DT Marcus Harrison.

Who needs Stickum when you've got 'sticky' gloves?

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Synthetic gloves are playing a bigger role as more NFL receivers choose to wear the "sticky" gloves rather than playing bare-handed.

Musical chairs continue on Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots' trotted out more "no-names" into their defense and gave up 21 fourth-quarter points to the Colts.

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Here is what was said by Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, director of player personnel Nick Caserio and offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien following the team's Week One win.

Report: Patriots name captains

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Patriots named their captains and there are two surprising names on the list.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 1:03 a.m. ET
Tom Brady had another masterful performance in his record 26th consecutive home victory, a 45-3 win over the Jets, earning him Patriots offensive player of the week again.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week from their 34-14 Week Nine loss to the Browns:


Posted Dec. 27, 2012
Slater is humbled by his second straight Pro Bowl selection. Just don't send him an airplane ticket to the game in Honolulu a week before the Super Bowl.||||||| One day after being chosen for the Pro Bowl, the New England Patriots' special teams captain said Thursday he'd rather be eating gumbo in New Orleans than pineapple in Hawaii. The championship game is scheduled for Feb. 3 in New Orleans. Slater would rather be preparing for that than playing in the Pro Bowl.