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MATT SLAUSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bears guard Matt Slauson to miss OTAs

Chicago offensive lineman Matt Slauson went under the knife and will miss organized team activities (OTAs), Patrick Finley of the Sun Times reports.Slauson joined the Bears prior to last season after spending his career with the Jets. He, combined with the free agent signing of Jermon Bushrod and the drafting of Kyle Long, stabilized a Bears offensive line that Pro Football Focus...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

LG Matt Slauson says Bears' offense 'potential is off the charts'

Chicago Bears LG Matt Slauson didn't mince words about the team's offense and their potential to be one of the most explosive units in the NFL. "Our potential is off the charts," Slauson said, via Larry Mayer of ChicagoBears.com. "We have the ability to be one of those high powered explosive offenses and that's really exciting for me because I've...
Via 60 Max Power O
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign G Matt Slauson

Matt Slauson, a 6th round pick in 2009, made 48 starts for the Jets from 2010-2012, grading out slightly above average in each of those 3 seasons. The Bears were able to get him on a cheap one year deal last off-season and what started as a smart move paid off even more, as he broke out in his age 27 season in 2013, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 6th ranked guard. He also once...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears' Matt Slauson's deal has $12.8M base value

Chicago Bears left guard Matt Slauson did not want to venture into the free-agent market after watching what happened to veterans a year ago. Only three veteran guards got lucrative multi-year contracts in 2013 and Slauson wanted to remain with the Bears, so when the opportunity to re-sign came last week, he quickly took advantage of a solid offer. Slauson’s four-year contract...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Re-sign G Matt Slauson To A Four-Year Contract

The Chicago Bears announced that they have re-signed G Matt Slauson to a four-year deal. Slauson was a big part of a resurgent Bears offensive line that managed to reduce the number of sacks allowed from 41 in 2012, to 31 this season. The additions of Jermon Bushrod and rookie G Kyle Long also helped to shore up what was one of the worst offensive lines in the league. Slauson, 27...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Free Agency Film Review: Matt Slauson

The Bears lost Lance Louis in free agency and to cushion the loss Phil Emery went out and signed former New York Jets guard Matt Slauson.  Slauson is a fourth year guard who hit the open market and didn't generate much interest prior to the Bears going out and signing him.  He started all 16 games at left guard for the Jets and graded out at a plus 2.4 overall on the 2012 season...
Via Midway Illustrated
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears, Slauson agree on 1-year contract

The Chicago Bears and former New York Jets guard Matt 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...
Via Fox Sports
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets lose another player as Slauson signs with Bears

The mass exodus of players continued today as LG Matt Slauson signed a one year contract with Chicago. The deal was confirmed by a twitter post by the Bears this afternoon.Slauson, started all games at LG for the Jets over the past three seasons after being drafted by the Jets in the sixth round out of Nebraska in 2009. The loss leaves another hole in the Jets starting lineup. Starting...
Via Jets Insider.com
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

AP source: Jets LG Matt Slauson takes pay cut

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that New York Jets left guard Matt 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...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets Extra Point: Matt Slauson – 11/22/11

Slauson talks about his team with Jets Extra Point.
Via The Jets Blog
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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