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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-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
The Bears need more from Julius Peppers, and he could deliver against Detroit.

Chicago, city of slumped shoulders

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk examines the hatred Bears fans seem to have for QB Jay Cutler and wonders where it came from considering the noted lack of All-Pro passers in the team's long history.

Rodgers, Orakpo and Hester named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Redskins LB Brian Orakpo and Bears RS Devin Hester were NFC Players of the Week for Week Four.

Bears rookie report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 3:58 a.m. ET
Five of the Bears' nine rookies were active in Sunday's win over the Panthers.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Week Four Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Tamba Hali and Devin Hester as its Players of the Week.

Bears 60-second rant: Don't understate importance of Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:33 a.m. ET
Falling three games behind in the NFC North race might be too much for the Bears to overcome.

Bears defense under fire with Lions lurking

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
The Bears' running game and special teams bailed out their defense Sunday against the Panthers.

Bears stock report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Four win over the Panthers.

Bears players of the week: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects and offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their win over the Panthers.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Hester sets return record in Bears win

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Devin Hester set an NFL record with his 11th punt return for a touchdown as the Bears beat Cam Newton and the Panthers 34-29 on Sunday.

Panthers-Bears prediction

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Bears are a better team than the Panthers, but not so much better that they can overcome a multi-turnover game by Jay Cutler.

Panthers downgrade CB Gamble to out

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Panthers CB Chris Gamble (concussion) did not travel with the team to Chicago for its Week Four game against the Bears. Darius Butler will start in his place.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
A long return or two from Devin Hester would provide a much-needed boost to the struggling Bears offense.

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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