Patriots Re-Sign Matt Slater

The Patriots have re-signed special teams ace Matthew Slater, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald (on Twitter). It’s a two-year deal for the former All-Pro and seven-time Pro Bowler. 

Last week, Slater met with the Steelers, but it was widely expected that he would return to New England. Slater, 33 in September, has played his entire 10-year career with the Pats.

Last year, the gunner re-signed with Bill Belichick & Co. on a one-year, $1.8MM deal. The new pact should keep him in place through the 2019 season.

He’ll return to the Patriots along with Nate Ebner, another special teams specialist who re-upped with New England earlier this month.

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  1. df08988

    I’m so happy that Patriots will have best and highest salaried special teams squads. Slater, Ebner, Bolden, Patterson, Brandon King. Is there anyone else left to sign for special teams? How about a linebacker?

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