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Slater humbled by Pro Bowl nod, prefers Super Bowl

Updated: December 27, 2012, 7:44 PM ET
Associated Press

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By HOWARD ULMAN

AP Sports Writer

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Matthew Slater is humbled by his second straight Pro Bowl selection.

Just don't send him an airplane ticket to the game in Honolulu a week before the Super Bowl.

"I'd rather be eating gumbo in New Orleans than pineapple in Hawaii," the New England Patriots special teams captain said Thursday.

Slater and six teammates were picked for the Pro Bowl on Wednesday, but what ...

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