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Patriots HC Bill Belichick compares Matthew Slater's importance on special teams to Tom Brady, Lawrence Taylor
Patriots coach Bill Belichick offers praise to special teams ace Matthew Slater, who he believes is up there in importance with the likes of Tom Brady and Lawrence Taylor.
List of 'NFL Honors' award winners from 2021 NFL season
Thursday night celebrated another year of excellence in the NFL with the 11th edition of NFL Honors, which aired live nationally on ABC at 9 p.m. ET from YouTube Theater in Los Angeles. The annual event features the announcement of The Associated Press awards and the newest class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
All-Tom Brady Team: Rob Gronkowski, Richard Seymour among best to have played with QB
What would an all-star squad of ex-Tom Brady teammates look like? Adam Rank assembles a crew of starters out of the best to have shared the field with the QB in his time with the Patriots and Buccaneers.
Patriots left to 'pick up the pieces' after 'crash landing' in 30-point loss to Bills
If Saturday night's smackdown of the Patriots felt unexpected and, worse, unprecedented, that's because it was. As captain Matthew Slater put it, "That's not the way we envisioned tonight going."
2021 All-Pro Team: Jonathan Taylor, T.J. Watt, Cooper Kupp highlight roster
Five players, including dynamic pass catchers Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams, are unanimous choices for The Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro Team.
Eight finalists announced for 2021 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
The eight finalists for the 2021Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award have been named, the NFL announced on Thursday.
2022 Pro Bowl: Complete AFC roster revealed
The AFC and NFC rosters for the 2022 Pro Bowl were revealed Wednesday night on NFL Network and NFL.com.
Ahead of Tom Brady's return, New England Patriots simply focused on turning season around
All eyes will be on Tom Brady in his return to New England, but Mike Giardi says the Patriots are primarily concerned with shaking off a 1-2 start. One offensive player: "I don't know what happened between Coach and Tom. Frankly, I don't care."
Julian Edelman's retirement marks end of career defined by 'full throttle' approach
With Julian Edelman retiring from the NFL, Mike Giardi revisits the fearless playing style that fueled the receiver's rise with the New England Patriots.
NFL reveals complete AFC, NFC rosters for 2021 Pro Bowl
Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers highlight the rosters for the 2021 Pro Bowl. Check out the complete AFC and NFC rosters.
Patriots sloppy in loss to Broncos after COVID-19 disruption
Judy Battista says the Patriots delivered an uncharacteristic -- but predictable -- performance in Week 6. Can the team get back on track after having its season disrupted by COVID-19?
Scott Pioli proposes NFL teams give employees Election Day off
NFL Network analyst and longtime league executive Scott Pioli recently suggested on an NFL Network roundtable that NFL teams should make Election Day a paid day off for non-essential employees.
Brady, Belichick made history in 20 seasons together
Perhaps lost in the glory of hoisting those Super Bowls is that Tom Brady and Bill Belichick made history this past season -- even with a quick exit in the AFC Wild Card Round.
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
2020 NFL free agency: Winners and losers from Monday's moves
On a wild day of player movement in the NFL, one trade stood out as the most puzzling deal of all. Gregg Rosenthal identifies Monday's biggest winners and losers.
2020 NFL free agency tracker: Team-by-team additions, trades
The grand reshuffling that is NFL free agency is upon us. So ... who's going where? Here is a constantly updated, team-by-team rundown of all the key additions and trades in this frenzied period.
Patriots, Matthew Slater agree to two-year extension
Matthew Slater has only played for the Patriots in his 12-year NFL career. Days away from free agency, New England locked up its All-Pro special teamer for another two years, Ian Rapoport reports.
Free agent Kyle Van Noy views himself in mold of Tyrann Mathieu
With his first taste of NFL free agency just days away, Kyle Van Noy catches up with Mike Garafolo to discuss what he's looking for as he enters the market, Tom Brady (of course) and why he sees himself in the mold of Tyrann Mathieu.
Patriots captain Matthew Slater wants to return in '20
Tom Brady isn't the only longtime Patriots captain and multi-time All-Pro to enter the 2020 offseason with an unclear future. Don't forget about eight-time Pro Bowler Matthew Slater.
Giants hiring Patriots asst. Joe Judge as head coach
The New York Giants are hiring Patriots special teams and wide receivers coach Joe Judge, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
Belichick 'not prepared' to discuss Tom Brady's future
Roughly 12 hours removed from a season-ending loss, Bill Belichick didn't want and was not prepared to talk about quarterback Tom Brady's future with the Patriots.
Future murky for Patriots after wild-card loss to Titans
The Patriots' season came to an abrupt end with Saturday's 20-13 playoff loss to the Tennessee Titans. Is the dynasty over? Judy Battista examines the uncertainty in New England.
2019 All-Pro Team: Jackson, McCaffrey highlight roster
The Associated Press revealed its 2019 NFL All-Pro Teams on Friday, the list is highlight by Baltimore Ravens QB and MVP front-runner Lamar Jackson.
Matthew Slater comes through to help pin Fins at own 2-yard line
New England Patriots special teamer Matthew Slater makes the incredible punt save to pin the Miami Dolphins on their own 2-yard line.
Claybon, Slater, Way, Pioli describe importance of spreading facts about voting issues, access
NFL Network's Patrick Claybon, New England Patriots special teams ace Matthew Slater, New Jersey secretary of state Tahesha Way and former NFL front office executive Scott Pioli describe the importance of spreading facts about voting issues.
Matthew Slater falls on Jets muffed punt for another Pats turnover
Matthew Slater falls on Jets muffed punt for another Pats turnover.
Every big Patriots defensive play | Week 4
Watch the best defensive plays from the Patriots Week 4 road win against the Buffalo Bills.
Patriots vs. Bills highlights | Week 4
Watch the highlights from the Week 4 matchup between New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills.
Pats' special teams ace Matthew Slater scores TD on blocked punt
Patriots' special team ace Matthew Slater picks up blocked punt and runs in for touchdown.