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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

Packers-Bears prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the Week Three showdown between the Packers and the Bears at Soldier Field.  

Omiyale latest starter on Bears' beleaguered O-line

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
With Gabe Carimi out for at least a few weeks recovering from a knee injury, the Bears are giving Frank Omiyale the first shot to fill in at right tackle.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Bears fantasy report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the Bears' top fantasy football options, including QB Jay Cutler, for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
It's not all on Jay Cutler or the offensive line to get Chicago's passing game back on track. The receivers need to step up, too.

Packers-Bears Thursday injury report

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Packers CB Charles Woodson sat out practice for the second consecutive day with a foot injury, according to the Packers-Bears Thursday injury report.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
In this week's Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says the days of winning with a good running game and defense are over.

Bears RB Forte frustrated, motivated by contract situation

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Bears RB Matt Forté sounded off on his contract situation when PFW caught up with him after he walked off the practice field Wednesday.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Chicago needs Henry Melton to make more of an impact in Week Three, when he'll be matched up against a solid, blue-collar group of interior offensive linemen.

Bears-Packers Wednesday injury report

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The news on the Packers-Bears injury report issued Wednesday was both good and bad for Green Bay's secondary.

60-second rant: Hester's production dipping, and O-line not helping

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
WR Devin Hester may not have many opportunities to catch many deep passes with the Bears' offensive line struggling.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Bears rookie report: Week Two

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Week Two was a painful one for the Bears' first-round pick, ORT Gabe Carimi.

Penalty calls threaten to ruin game

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Excessively strict interpretations of the NFL's roughing-the-passer penalty guidelines are threatening to change the nature of the game, writes Hub Arkush.

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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