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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

Chicago pitched as future Super Bowl site to Goodell

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he pitched the idea of having a Super Bowl in Chicago to commissioner Roger Goodell.

Offensive-line uncertainty a buzzkill for Bears

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler isn't ready to say how confident he is in his offensive line just yet.

Bears' O-line a jumble for now

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
It's not clear just where all the pieces will fall on the Bears' offensive line by the time they kick into high gear late in the summer, but Chris Williams was back at tackle on Wednesday.

Bears sign DT Collins

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they have signed DT Nate Collins to a one-year contract.

Bears WR Marshall 'not likely' to face discipline from NFL

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
A league spokesman told PFW Wednesday that Brandon Marshall is "not likely" to face discipline from the league.

NFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.

Report: Bears' Marshall cleared by NYC police

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Bears WR Brandon Marshall has reportedly been cleared by police after an investigation into an incident outside a Manhattan nightclub in March.

Belichick tops list of highest-paid coaches

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Bill Belichick tops the list of highest-paid coaches in sports, according to Forbes magazine.

About O-line, Cutler is Bears' truth-teller

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler recently acknowledged reality when discussing the Bears' offensive line, breaking from the company line.

Bears waive three players

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they waived OT Levi Horn, TE Andre Smith and OG Reggie Stephens, trimming the roster to 89 players.

Bears' Idonije could lose starting job

Posted May 13, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
With Chicago drafting DE Shea McClellin in the first round, DLE Israel Idonije will have to fight to retain his starting DLE spot, according to NFC Whispers.

Bears sign first-round DE McClellin

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Friday that they agreed to terms on a four-year deal, with an option for a fifth year, with first-round pick DE Shea McClellin.

Bears add three D-linemen

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
The Bears signed DT John McCargo, DT DeMario Pressley and DE Cheta Ozougwu to one-year deals, the team announced Friday.

Bears waive S Venable

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Thursday that they have waived hard-hitting S Winston Venable.

Bears sign second-round pick Jeffery

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they signed second-round WR Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract.

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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