According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, Patriots special teams captain Mathew Slater will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a fractured wrist.
According to a source, look for Matthew Slater to be out 4-to-6 weeks with wrist injury
— Karen Guregian (@kguregian) September 17, 2013
The Pats already have enough starters injured as it is. Slater is a pro bowl special teamer.