FOXBORO -- Being named to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday night was an early Christmas gift for Matthew Slater. He's now been named to four consecutive Pro Bowls.
FOXBORO -- There's nothing for the Patriots to gain in their Week 17 game against the Bills. At least not in the standings, not as it relates to the overall playoff picture in the AFC.
FOXBORO -- Matthew Slater credits his father Jackie with making him the kind of football player he is today.
Patriots special teams ace Matthew Slater has been nominated as one of eight finalists for the NFL's new Sportsmanship Award.
Matt Slater is the Patriots nominee for the first-ever NFL Sportsmanship Award.