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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 sign two to future contracts

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Bears signed WR Onrea Jones and DT Tank Tyler to reserve/future contracts on Monday.

Bears get the matchup they wanted

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:29 a.m. ET
One week after losing to the Packers, the Bears have a reason to thank their rivals. Green Bay's road win over Philadelphia Sunday ensured that Chicago will host Seattle, the least-respected team in the playoffs, next Sunday.

DT may be priority for Bears in draft

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
While the Bears did more than just get by with an unremarkable collection of players at defensive tackle in 2010, there could be some significant personnel changes made at the position in the offseason.

Three-and-out with Bears C Olin Kreutz

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
C Olin Kreutz spoke to the media earlier this week at Halas Hall and discussed what went wrong when the Bears gave up six sacks against the Packers in Week 17.

Bears GM Angelo says he won't be retiring after season

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Bears GM Jerry Angelo put to rest speculation that he might announce his retirement after the season during a press conference Thursday, saying he would keep working as long as he is "blessed with health."

Urlacher named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for December/January.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says RB Matt Forté surprised him more than any other Bears player in the regular season and he also shares his vote for Chicago's defensive MVP.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of what Bears players are saying as they prepare for their Jan. 16 playoff game at Soldier Field.

60-second rant: Bears have proven they can make good use of bye

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 4:05 a.m. ET
The Bears' offense can't afford to stray far from the blueprint that led to its success following a well-utilized bye in Week Eight.

Bears playoff primer

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
PFW examines the Bears as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Putting pressure on quarterbacks is considered the key to the Bears' defense, and DE Julius Peppers' performance this season earned him the top spot on the MVP Meter.

Bears players of the week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:01 a.m. ET
RB Matt Forté and CB Charles Tillman made big plays for Chicago in a 10-3 loss to Green Bay.

Late INT clinches Packers' trip to playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs — but it certainly didn't come easy.

Bears-Packers prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
QB Aaron Rodgers could have his second big day in a row, as the Green Bay offense is surging just as Chicago's defense has been gashed in two of the past three games.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

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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