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Matt Slauson

Matt Slauson - #68 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 02/18/1986
Birthplace Colorado Springs, CO
College Nebraska
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 6th round, 20th pick by Jets

Bears cut QB McCown

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Bears cut No. 3 QB Josh McCown on Friday, his agent, Mike McCartney said.

Bears trade FB Clutts to Texans for CB McManis

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Bears traded FB Tyler Clutts to the Teans for CB Sherrick McManis, PFW correspondent John McClain of the Houston Chronicle first reported.

Offense will have to carry Bears in 2012

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
If the Bears are going to fulfill huge expectations in 2012, they are likely to do so with a new formula: Riding the offense for a change.

Bears waive/injured LB DeCicco

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Bears announced that they have signed WR Terriun Crump and waived/injured LB Dom DeCicco on Wednesday.

Bears release WR Davis

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Bears released WR Rashied Davis on Wednesday, the veteran wideout told Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune.

Jets claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Former NFL WR Hurd ordered jailed in drug case

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
A judge has ordered ex-NFL WR Sam Hurd jailed indefinitely for allegedly failing drug tests and attempting to arrange a drug deal while out on bond.

Bears cut RB Unga

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Bears cut RB Harvey Unga Monday, a day after making several moves in order to get their roster down to 75.

Hurd co-defendant pleads guilty to drug charge

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
A Dallas man charged along with Sam Hurd pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to buy several kilograms of cocaine with Hurd's money.

Urlacher's knee a long-term issue for Bears

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The big question for the Bears is how Brian Urlacher’s knee will hold up the further the team gets into the regular season.

Bears waive RB Bell

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Thursday that they have waived RB Kahlil Bell.

Report: Bears to work out P Dodge

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Bears will work out former Giants P Matt Dodge, ESPNChicago.com reported Tuesday.

Chalk this up as knowledge for Redskins' Griffin

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III needed a rough game like Saturday loss to the Bears. He says he can take something positive away from it.

Jenny McCarthy announces split with Brian Urlacher

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Former Playboy Playmate and actress Jenny McCarthy says she is no longer romantically involved with Bears LB Brian Urlacher.

Report: Urlacher had multiple offseason knee surgeries

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher underwent multiple knee surgeries this offseason, according to a report.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 29, 2013
The Chicago Bears and former New York Jets guard Slauson have agreed to a 1-year contract. The team announced the deal on Friday.||||||| Bears General Manager Phil Emery says Slauson's size and strength will make him a challenger for a starting guard position. Slauson, 6-5, 315-pounds, started 48 of 51 games with the Jets. New York drafted him out of Nebraska in 2009. Last season he didn't allow any sacks. Slauson was listed on New York's injury report with a knee injury last season.
Posted Oct. 11, 2012
A person familiar with the situation says Slauson has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for his season-ending block on Houston linebacker Brian Cushing.||||||| Slauson rolled into Cushing, who tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in the second quarter of the Texans' 23-17 win Monday night. Cushing was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.
Posted Aug. 09, 2012
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that Slauson has agreed to take a pay cut, reducing his salary by about $258,000 this season.||||||| Slauson's entire salary of $1.05 million for this season is now guaranteed - believed to be a major reason the offensive lineman accepted the restructured deal last week, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the new deal.

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