The Patriots will have a new look next season, but their special teams will reportedly continue to be led by a proven veteran.
Coming off his seventh consecutive Pro Bowl season, special teams captain Matthew Slater has agreed to a two-year deal with the Patriots, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss.
ESPN reports that Slater, 32, visited the Pittsburgh Steelers last week.
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A year ago, Slater won the Bart Starr Award, which recognizes character and leadership both on the field and off it.