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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 still considering options with OL Williams

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Head coach Lovie Smith clearly doesn't want to reveal it if he's leaning toward playing Chris Williams in a certain spot on the offensive line, and Williams' position might not be determined until after the draft.

Bears positional analysis: Offensive linemen

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
This is the fifth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's OL situation.

Bears raising ticket prices

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
On the heels of their first appearance in the NFC championship game since the 2006 season, the Bears announced an across-the-board increase on ticket prices Friday.

Bears, Smith agree to two-year extension

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Bears have agreed to terms with head coach Lovie Smith on a two-year contract extension that keeps him with the club through 2013.

Bears positional analysis: Tight ends

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
This is the fourth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's TE situation.

Bears positional analysis: Wide receivers

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
This is the third in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's WR situation.

Duerson's death ruled a suicide; requested his brain be studied

Posted Feb. 19, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Before he committed suicide Thursday, former Bears S Dave Duerson sent a text message to loved ones requesting that his brain be used for NFL research.

Bears sign P McGee

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Bears announded Friday that they signed P Richmond McGee to a two-year contract.

Bears positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's RB situation.

Ex-Bear Duerson found dead

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Ex-Bears safety Dave Duerson was found dead Thursday night at his home in Miami. No cause of death was given by the Miami Dade County coroner, which confirmed the death.

Report: Bears TE Manumaleuna to get right knee cleaned out

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Bears TE Brandon Manumaleuna will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, a source told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.

NFC North 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
DE Julius Peppers made his presence felt in his first season with the Bears, helping Chicago's defense rank fourth in the league in points allowed as the Bears rose to first place in the NFC North.

Bears extend OL coach Tice

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they have extended offensive line coach Mike Tice's contract one year.

Bears positional analysis: Quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of Chicago's QB situation.

Report: Bears deny Titans' request to interview Tice

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bears denied the Titans' request to interview Mike Tice for their vacancy at offensive coordinator, an NFL source told the Chicago Tribune.

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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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