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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

Report: Bears trade TE Olsen to Panthers

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
A day after it was reported the Bears were actively looking to trade TE Greg Olsen, a report states that the team traded the former first-round pick to the Panthers in exchange for a draft choice.

Bears to sign TE Spaeth

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Bears will add another blocking tight end to their stable.

Reports: Lions agree to deal with WR Davis

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
WR Rashied Davis will remain in the NFC North, agreeing to a deal with the Lions, multiple media outlets reported.

Five Bears most impacted by the lockout

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr ranks the five Bears players most affected by the lockout, counting down from No. 5.

Reports: Bears shopping TE Olsen

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Bears are looking to trade TE Greg Olsen, reports indicate.

Bears find new punter, agree to deal with Podlesh

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
The Bears found their replacement for P Brad Maynard, agreeing to sign former Jaguars P Adam Podlesh.

Bears training-camp schedule

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Bears released their full training-camp schedule Wednesday.

Bears sign rookies Enderle, Thomas

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
After agreeing to terms with 26 undrafted free agents on Monday, the Bears announced Tuesday that they have signed two of their draft picks.

Report: Vikings will sign WR Aromashodu

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
The Vikings stayed in the NFC North in their hunt for more receivers, agreeing to a one-year deal with former Bears WR Devin Aromashodu.

Bears injury update

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
The Bears were fortunate in 2010 when it came to keeping players healthy.

Bears agree to terms with 26 undrafted rookies

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with 26 undrafted rookie free agents.

NFL releases complete 2011 preseason schedule

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The NFL released the official 2011 preseason schedule on Tuesday, finalizing times and dates for all 64 games. 

League confirms London game

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
The NFL has confirmed that the Buccaneers will host the Bears at London's Wembley Stadium in Week Seven.

Report: Bears, Maynard to part ways

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 8:44 p.m. ET
The Bears have informed P Brad Maynard that he will not be re-signed, according to Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune.

Hall of Fame game canceled

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday that the 2011 Hall of Fame game between the Bears and Rams has been canceled.

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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