According to Field Yates of ESPN, the New England Patriots have signed Special Team Ace Matthew Slater to a one year contract extension. He was drafted by the Patriots in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at UCLA.
Slater was selected to the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Pro Bowl as a special teamer. This is a great signing considering he is a 5x Pro Bowler.
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2 hours ago – View on TwitterSource: the Patriots have signed WR/ST Matthew Slater to a 1-year, $1.8M extension through 2017. He’s a 5-time Pro Bowler.