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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 MLB Urlacher undergoes knee surgery

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday, the club confirmed.

Packers sign RB Benson

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Veteran RB Cedric Benson has signed with the Packers, the team announced on Sunday.

Bears sign LBs Adibi, Asiodu

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Chicago Bears have signed LBs Xavier Adibi and K.C. Asiodu, the team announced on Saturday.

Bears' Tice trying to keep the heat on Webb

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
Offensive coordinator Mike Tice has taken it upon himself to challenge the Bears' top left tackle, J'Marcus Webb.

Manning's Denver debut: some good, some sloppy

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
New Broncos QB Peyton Manning says he can build off his brief debut with the team, which featured a few good and a few poor throws.

Brown retires as a Bear

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
DE Alex Brown signed a one-day contract with the Bears Wednesday so that he could retire as a member of the organization.

Bears sign WR Davis

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they have signed WR Rashied Davis to a one-year deal.

Devin Thomas announces retirement

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears WR Devin Thomas has told the team that he is stepping away from the game.

Paint it black 'n blue

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers an early preview of this year’s Packers-Bears rivalry, which figures to be more boisterous than ever.

Bears RB Bush playing role that suits him best

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
With Matt Forté finally signed, the Bears know they will get a look at their new 1-2 punch at running back next week when practices begin.

Bears sign CB Ware

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Bears signed CB Jeremy Ware and waived PK David Teggart.

Bears acquire DT Price from Buccaneers

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers traded DT Brian Price for the Bears for an undisclosed 2013 draft pick, pending a physical, the teams announced Thursday.

NFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings in training camp.

Bears DT Collins suspended one game

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Bears DT Nate Collins was suspended for the first game of the 2012 season and fined an addition game check for violating the league’s policy on substance abuse.

Bears sign RB Booker

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Bears signed veteran RB Lorenzo Booker to a one-year deal on Tuesday and released RB Alvester Alexander.

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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