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Matthew Slater

Matthew Slater

WR -

Height: 6' Weight: 205 lbsAge: 38College: UCLADrafted: 2008 #153 (5th Rd. by NE)

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Matthew Slater retiring from NFL after 16 seasons

New England Patriots WR/special teamer Matthew Slater is retiring from the NFL after 16 seasons with New England.

Fantasy Impact

A fifth-round pick out of UCLA, Slater is the son of Hall of Fame OL Jackie Slater, a seven-time Pro Bowler. However, Matthew is a 10-time Pro Bowler, with eight All-Pro nods and three Super Bowl titles. Despite finishing his career with more tackles (191) than scrimmage yards (57) while being listed as a WR, he has a chance to join his father in the Hall as a special teamer.

Matthew Slater signs one-year deal with Patriots

Per Field Yates, the Patriots are re-signing wide receiver Matthew Slater to a one-year deal worth $2.62M fully guaranteed.

Fantasy Impact

Slater is coming back to the Patriots for his 15th NFL season. The 10-time Pro Bowl special team specialist will continue to be a strong leader for the Patriots franchise.

Matthew Slater re-signs with Patriots on two-year contract

Field Yates of ESPN reports the Patriots have come to terms on a two-year contract with free agent Matthew Slater.

Fantasy Impact

Yates adds that the deal is "similar" to Slater's last contract, which paid him $2.6 million per season. The 34-year-old has been one of the best special teams players in the league since arriving in New England back in 2008.

Matthew Slater ruled out of game for Week 12

Matthew Slater (foot) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Jets. Slater sustained a foot injury last Sunday against the Niners and was unable to join his team at practice this week. His next chance to play will come in Week 13 versus the Rams.

Fantasy Impact

Slater is one of the top players on special teams in the NFL. Unfortunately, that does not translate into fantasy and he has no value and should not be owned.

John Aubin8 years ago
Matt Slater suffer knee injury against Colts

Slater suffered a knee injury during Sunday's victory over the Colts, Mike Reiss of reports. The extent of Slater's setback is uncertain, but he was spotted being transported by a cart after Sunday's game.

Fantasy Impact

Matt Slater is listed as a WR but is on the team for his outstanding special teams play. Losing him would be a big impact on the New England DST. More news should come out on Tuesday on his injury.

John Aubin9 years ago