Matthew Slater

Tom Brady vs. Everyone

There’s a story I reported but never wrote about the trend of NFL players wearing yoga pants. The story wasn’t deep enough to warrant publishing, but …

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Frongillo: Patriots' Amendola always steps up in the playoffs

Come playoff time there's nothing like a tried-and-true veteran who is seemingly always at his best when the stakes are highest.

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Jaguars vs. Patriots: AFC Championship Game preview

The Backstory<p>Aloha, Mr. Hand! Just as surfers in Hawaii stand guard endlessly, month after month, for the definitive wave, football fanatics across …

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Patriots Fans Embrace ‘New England Vs. Everybody’ Mentality

BOSTON (CBS) – Captain and veteran special teamer Matthew Slater took the podium with the shirt that perfectly describes the Patriots and their …

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The secret of the Patriots’ success can’t be found in coconut water or goji berries

FOXBORO, Mass. — Regarding Tom Brady, I’ll have what he’s having. I’ll take the cacao- goji bars, and the coconut oil, and whatever other witchery he performs to keep his NFL-battered 40-year-old body going. But there’s really no potion that allows for what Brady and the New England Patriots are …

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How Trey Flowers Became One Of Patriots’ Most Respected Players At Age 24

1,334<p>FOXBORO, Mass. — Each week, the New England Patriots’ video production team releases a “Sights & Sounds” feature, offering a mic’d-up look at …

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Pats Gilmore and Cooks Flourish in First Postseason Foray

Despite playing on opposite sides of the ball, wide receiver Brandin Cooks and cornerback Stephon Gilmore have much in common, as both were key …

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Going 'bazooka' and other funny press conference moments

With the AFC Championship on Sunday, there was a full house of media at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday, and captains took turns at the podium …

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Tomase: Uh-oh ... Clete Blakeman refereeing Jaguars game, and he's been bad news for Patriots

The Patriots don't play the Jaguars until Sunday, but it's never too early to start blaming the referees, and this weekend's assignments should send …

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Patriots on losing coordinators: “The culture is built”

The Patriots are going to have to make some big changes, soon. But they’re hoping that enough will stay the same to allow them to sustain success.<p>Via …

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Matthew Slater explains 'New England vs. Everybody' shirt

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots special-teams captain Matthew Slater showed up for his AFC Championship Game news conference wearing a …

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Borges: Devin McCourty, teammates learn hard inequality lessons at Harvard seminar

FOXBORO — It was an off day not fit for man nor plow but as snow lay in foot-high piles around Harvard Square and cars crept along icy streets …

Devin McCourty

19 Patriots Have Only Reached A Conference Title Game--Or Better

<i>Matthew Slater. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)</i><p>BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- When the Patriots take on the Jaguars, it'll be their 14th conference title …

Nate Solder

Patriots place Jonathan Jones on IR, don't activate Malcolm Mitchell

Loading...<p><b>FOXBORO</b> - The Patriots announced a series of moves Wednesday.<p>Jonathan Jones, who was injured during the Patriots win over Tennessee …

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Eric Rowe responds to Jalen Ramsey's Super Bowl guarantee: Thinking ahead, 'I don’t think it’s a good idea'

FOXBORO -- Three days after Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey made a Super Bowl guarantee speaking at a rally in Jacksonville Sunday night, Patriots …

Jalen Ramsey

Slater, Gronkowski Say Fans Make Gillette Stadium Tough For Opponents

FOXBORO (CBS) – Patriots fans know they can make it difficult for opponents, but on Wednesday, Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said Gillette …

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Patriots Didn’t Activate Malcolm Mitchell Off Injured Reserve

2,826<p>Photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports Images<p>FOXBORO, Mass. — Malcolm Mitchell will not suit up for the New England Patriots this …

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Matthew Slater talks about the confidence level in Stephen Gostkowski

Email<p>Print<p><b>FOXBOROUGH</b> -- At his press conference Wednesday afternoon, Patriots special teams captain <b>Matthew Slater</b> addressed a bunch of topics, …

Stephen Gostkowski

Will the Clete Blakeman Effect play a role on Sunday? Plus, vasectomies, and Philly fans continue to be the worst

• This Just In<br>• Audio<br>• Trending<p>Jacksonville LB Telvin Smith doesn't think Patriots are respecting Jaguars<br>• Isaiah Thomas tells Celtics he doesn't want video …

Telvin Smith

Koreas to march together at Winter Olympics

The two Koreas will field a combined women's ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul …

South Korea

Tom Brady responds to Jalen Ramsey's prediction that Jaguars will win Super Bowl

Tom Brady did not guarantee that the Patriots will win the Super Bowl<p>After the Jaguars upset the Steelers, 45-42, in Pittsburgh on Sunday, one of the …

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Brady no-shows for presser, Patriots announce he has an injury

FOXBORO -- Tom Brady was scheduled to meet with the assembled media today. But he did not.<p>When his turn came up -- after Rob Gronkowski, Devin …

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2018 AFC championship game: 10 fast facts for Jaguars-Patriots

Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey held nothing back when speaking to Jacksonville fans after his team's 45-42 victory over the Steelers in the …

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Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia have Patriots rolling, as usual

<i>The New England Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday (3:05 p.m. ET, CBS) in the AFC Championship Game, and ESPN.com Patriots reporter</i> …

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Patriots' ability to snuff out Jaguars' play-action game looms large

Email<p>Print<p><b>FOXBOROUGH</b> — It’s simple: you stop Jacksonville’s play-action passing game, you win.<p>After watching the Jags’ offense over the second half …

Duron Harmon

Kevin McNamara: Patriots know the drill — praise opponent before administering on-field beatdown

NFL thoughts while wondering what Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown will be doing this weekend.<p>Welcome to the NFL playoffs, Patriots fans.<p>After last …

A. J. Bouye

Connections: Patriots - Jaguars

<i>A look at the connections between the New England Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars.</i><b>NEW ENGLAND TIES</b>• Jaguars executive vice president of football …

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Patriots saw Jaguars’ potential in training camp

Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Monday that the joint practices between his team and the Jaguars from training camp don’t have much relevance as …

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Patriots react to Ramsey's guarantee: He should be confident

FOXBORO -- Patriots players didn't seem all that bothered by Jalen Ramsey's proclamation that the Jaguars would win the AFC title game and head to …

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Matthew Slater isn't concerned by Jalen Ramsey's confidence

Jaguars corner back Jalen Ramsey guaranteed a win over the Patriots when he said Jacksonville will win the Super Bowl.

Jalen Ramsey