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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

Return to NFC title game would put Bears on uncommon ground

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
Recent history has not been very kind to teams in the situation the Bears are facing this year — coming off a loss in the NFC championship game.

Bears' Cutler has to flip script

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
As the NFL hits the reset button and gets back to business after a long lockout, Jay Cutler could use a fresh start of his own.

Behold the power of Mike Martz

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
Based on how offensive coordinator Mike Martz's last four offenses have performed, Dan Parr says that maybe the Bears have given him too much respect.

Report: Colts add former Bears DT Harris

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Colts have signed former Bears DT Tommie Harris to a one-year deal, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Bears re-sign TE Clark

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Tuesday that they have re-signed 12-year veteran TE Desmond Clark to a one-year deal.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
We break down the fantasy status of Bears players with the potential to be scooped up in drafts, or monitored on the waiver wire, in this Bears fantasy focus.

Bears bring back LB Iwuh

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
The Bears have reached a one-year deal with reserve linebacker and special-teams ace Brian Iwuh.

Bears replace Kreutz with C Spencer

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The Bears have reached an agreement on a two-year deal with C Chris Spencer, a former first-round pick of the Seahawks.

Bears sign DT Okoye, RB Barber

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Bears continue to pick up other teams discarded players, signing former Texans DT Amobi Okoye and ex-Cowboys RB Marion Barber.  

Report: Bears sign DB Graham to one-year deal

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The Bears have agreed to terms on a one-year deal to keep special-teams ace Corey Graham.

Bears announce Gholston signing, 10 others

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Bears are hoping to salvage the career of Jets castoff Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft.

Bears re-sign LB Roach

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The Bears re-signed SLB Nick Roach to a two-year deal worth about $4 million.

Bears agree to terms with Carimi

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Bears agreed to terms with first-round OT Gabe Carimi on Friday, ensuring all five of their draft picks will be under contract for the first training-camp practice.

Bears, WR Williams close to a deal

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Constantly searching for a game-changer at wide receiver, the Bears may have finally found one in the form of former-Cowboy Roy Williams.

Texans sign Bears S Manning

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Former Bears S Danieal Manning has signed a four-year, $20 million deal with the Texans that includes $9 million guaranteed.

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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