Patriots explain how ‘electric’ blocked field goal came together

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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FOXBORO — The Patriots were in desperate need of a spark late in the third quarter, as the offense continued to sputter and they trailed by two touchdowns. Then, as the Dolphins prepared to attempt a 49-yard field goal, Matthew Slater – New England’s longtime special teams ace – spoke a game-changing play into existence as his unit jogged on to the field. “He’s like, ‘You’re going to go block this,’” Patriots special teamer Brenden Schooler said. The unit had practiced a specific field goal block design all week, and...

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