FOXBORO -- The life of a long-snapper is largely a thankless one. Do your job well, and the credit for a successful play usually goes to the person kicking or punting.
FOXBORO -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick called special teams ace Matthew Slater a "model player" on Wednesday after reportedly agreeing to an extension with the Pro Bowler.
Do the Packers and Aaron Rodgers present the red-hot Patriots their biggest challenge yet?
Packers? No, says Troy Brown, but Rodgers? Yes.
FOXBORO -- The Patriots didn't relinquish control of Sunday's 34-9 win over the Lions for very long. But when they did, it was a punt that very clearly shifted momentum back in their favor.
FOXBORO - Every question posed by opposing defenses, the Patriots have had an answer for over the past seven weeks.