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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 fantasy report: Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Is there concern for Matt Forté's 0.2 yards per carry last week? Can WR Dane Sanzenbacher continue his TD run? Here's a look at some of the Bears' fantasy football options this week.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
It would be no surprise if Chicago's cover-2 defense gives Cam Newton problems and creates at least one turnover.

Forte a rare Bear

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Matt Forté is the best, and often only, thing the Bears' offense has going for it, and he's not happy the organization has yet to give him the reward he seeks.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bears' pass protection is still a concern, and it will be tested off the edges Sunday against the Panthers.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says Chris Harris is one of the most overrated Bears players.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Bears' running game has a good chance of reappearing in a big way against the Panthers.

Bears rookie report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The biggest contribution from a Bears rookie in Week Three came from an undrafted one — WR Dane Sanzenbacher.

Bears 60-second rant: WR Williams proving doubters right

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Some people dismissed Mike Martz's preseason praise of Roy Williams as pie in the sky, and thus far, Williams is proving skeptics correct.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Teams have attacked the Bears' pass defense in the seams with tight ends thus far, and have had success doing it.

Fox fails with fake Cutler criticism

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
Fox Sports recently aired a story on Jay Cutler, in which it fabricated newspaper headlines to make its story look stronger, writes Barry Jackson.

Forte's agent, Bears at 'philosophical crossroads'

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
PFW contacted the two men — Jerry Angelo and agent Adisa Bakari — at the center of Matt Forté's contract situation for an update on where things stand.

Bears stock report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 4:02 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 Three loss to the Packers.

Bears players of the week: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their loss to the Packers.

Rodgers, Finley lead Packers over Bears

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 297 yards, including three touchdown passes to Jermichael Finley, and the Packers shut down the Bears 27-17.

Packers-Bears prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Packers and Bears.

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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