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Patriots ST captain Matthew Slater has serious injury

Patriots ST captain Matthew Slater has serious injury
Published On: Wed, Nov 15
Feb 2, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Matthew Slater answers a question during the New England Patriots media availability at the J.W. Marriott team hotel in Houston. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

New England Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater was injured during the Sunday Night Football win over the Denver Broncos. Three days later, there arent many signs of optimism regarding his health moving forward.

According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, Slater suffered a hamstring injury that was described as serious, and the 32-year-old is looking at a potential multi-game absence. Mike Reiss of ESPN NFL Nation reports that Slater has returned home instead of remaining in Colorado Springs where the Patriots are currently stationed.

Slater has four tackles over three games this season.

Strictly a special teams player, theres no better role player in the league than Slater, who has made six consecutive trips to the Pro Bowl.

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