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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

Browns add former Bears assistant as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Browns have continued to add to Pat Shurmur's coaching staff in Cleveland, hiring Chris Tabor as their new special-teams coach on Tuesday.

Bears QB Collins has shoulder injury

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
If the Bears had advanced to the Super Bowl, they might have been down to one healthy quarterback.

Bears sign DE Reed

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ noon ET
The Bears have signed DE Nick Reed to a reserve/future contract.

Cutler becomes the victim

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 3:08 a.m. ET
The dust is beginning to settle after a potentially career-defining and painful two days for Bears QB Jay Cutler.

Bears fire back at Cutler critics

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Bears players spent a great deal of their media session on Monday responding to those criticizing QB Jay Cutler's toughness.

DT Harris says he'd like to return if Bears want him

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Some expect the Bears to release DT Tommie Harris this offseason, but Harris said Monday that he'd like to return if the team wants him.

Smith: Cutler sprained MCL vs. Packers

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
Bears head coach Lovie Smith said QB Jay Cutler suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in Sunday's NFC championship game.

Angelo says Bears plan to extend Smith's contract

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Bears do not plan to allow head coach Lovie Smith to enter next season without a contract extension, Jerry Angelo said.

Bears sign six to reserve/future contracts

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they have signed six players to reserve/future contracts.

More records fall for NFL TV ratings

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
All season long, the NFL has been breaking records for TV ratings. Championship Sunday was no different.

Cutler could carry this to his retirement

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Fair or not, Cutler won't ever live this game down in Chicago, short of winning a Super Bowl one day.

Long offseason ahead for Bears QB Cutler

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Chicago's 21-14 loss to the rival Packers in the NFC championship game was a devastating blow for the franchise and its fans, and it put the losing quarterback, Jay Cutler, squarely in a spotlight that he doesn't relish.

Packers edge Bears, advance to Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers ran for a touchdown and made a saving tackle, B.J. Raji returned an interception for a score and Sam Shields had two interceptions to lead Green Bay to a 21-14 win over Chicago for the NFC title ...

Packers-Bears fourth-quarter reflections

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his quick thoughts on the fourth-quarter action in the Packers-Bears NFC Championship game.

Bears QB Cutler sidelined by knee injury

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler is questionable to return against the Packers after suffering a knee injury.

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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