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February 6, 2019 03:00 PM
Colts' Matt Slauson: Announces retirement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.

Slauson was a starter at right guard prior to fracturing a bone in his back Week 5 against the Patriots. The soon-to-be 33-year-old will retire having started all 113 career games in which he's appeared.

October 10, 2018 01:40 PM
Colts' Matt Slauson: Sustains back injury in Week 5
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson (back) sustained a back injury in the Colts' game against the Patriots in Week 5, George Bremer of The Anderson Herald Bulletin reports.

Slauson was placed on injured reserve Monday with an injury that was originally undisclosed. The Colts released that information Wednesday, saying that Slauson had cracked two vertebrae early in the third quarter of their Week 5 matchup with the Patriots.

October 8, 2018 07:32 PM
Colts' Matt Slauson: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve by the Colts on Monday, Andrew Walker of the team's official site reports.

The Colts will have to locate a new right guard following Slauson's designation to IR. The team has not yet released the details of his injury and it's unclear if they plan to do so. In a corresponding move, Indianapolis brought in guard Evan Boehm to add some depth along the offensive line.

April 25, 2018 01:52 PM
Colts' Matt Slauson: Participating in spring drills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson (biceps) was participating in position and special teams drills Tuesday, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.

Slauson was placed on injured reserve by the Chargers in October after undergoing surgery on his torn biceps and signed a contract with the Colts in March. The 32-year-old participating at this point in the offseason is a good indication he avoided major setbacks in his recovery process.

March 20, 2018 06:32 PM
Colts' Matt Slauson: Heading to Indianapolis
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson (biceps) signed a contract with the Colts on Tuesday, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.

Slauson spent the past two seasons with the Chargers, starting in seven games at left guard before suffering a season-ending biceps injury in 2017. The veteran also has experience at center and should compete for a starting role once completely healthy as the Colts look to revamp an offensive line that allowed a league-high 56 sacks last year.

October 24, 2017 04:28 PM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Hits injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Chargers placed Slauson (biceps) on injured reserve Tuesday.

Slauson is slated to undergo surgery Wednesday or Thursday to address the torn biceps, which he suffered in Sunday's win over the Broncos. With Slauson out for the season, rookie Dan Feeney is expected to take over as the Chargers' starting left guard.

October 24, 2017 11:20 PM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Tears bicep Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson sustained a torn bicep in Sunday's win over the Broncos and is out for the season, Eric D. Williams of reports.

Slausen underwent an MRI on Monday to reveal the extent of the injury, which will require season-ending surgery. Rookie third-round pick Dan Feeney slides into the starting role at left guard for the Chargers, and the team is also likely to add another offensive lineman to bolster their depth.

October 23, 2017 04:48 PM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Exits Sunday with biceps injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson injured his biceps in Sunday's game against the Broncos and is questionable to return.

Slauson has been nursing the arm injury since Week 4, so it is likely that he tweaked something during the contest. Rookie third-round pick Dan Feeney should fill in at guard for the rest of the game.

October 6, 2017 08:52 AM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Full participant at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson (triceps) took on a full workload at Thursday's practice.

Slauson injured his triceps in Sunday's loss to the Eagles, and he was subsequently limited at Wednesday's practice as a result. However, it appears the Chargers were just being cautious with the veteran. Barring any setbacks, he appears on track to play Sunday against the Giants.

October 1, 2017 07:16 PM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Questionable to return Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson sustained a triceps injury against the Eagles and is questionable to return.

Slauson was shifted from center to left guard in the preseason after Forrest Lamp tore his ACL, so the Chargers could be forced to reconfigure their offensive line yet again if Slauson cannot return.

August 7, 2017 01:00 PM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Starts at left guard in joint practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson started at left guard during the Chargers' joint practice with the Rams on Saturday, Eric D. Williams of reports.

With 2017 second-round pick Forrest Lamp lost for the season after tearing his ACL, the Chargers have already had to rejigger the offensive line, with last year's starting center, Slauson, sliding over to left guard. The veteran's versatility will be particularly helpful, as the team is expected to start at least two newcomers in 2017.

January 1, 2017 09:00 PM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Suits up for season finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson (foot) was active for the Chargers' 37-27 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday.

Slauson was listed as questionable to play due to a foot injury.

December 30, 2016 08:40 PM
Chargers' Matt Slauson: Questionable to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slauson (foot) is questionable to play in Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Slauson only fit in one limited practice Thursday but otherwise sat out the entirety of Wednesday's and Friday's sessions. Expect an update on his status prior to kickoff.

June 2, 2015 05:34 AM
Bears send Matt Slauson to IR, add Blake Annen to active roster
by R.J. White |

The Bears placed guard Matt Slauson on injured reserve Saturday and promoted tight end Blake Annen to the active roster.

Slauson tore a pectoral muscle a few weeks ago and was ruled out for the season in late October. The move opened up a roster spot for Annen, who may be active Sunday if Martellus Bennett (rib, questionable) is unable to go.

June 2, 2015 05:35 AM
Bears list nine players for Week 10 injury report
by Igor Mello |

The Bears have listed nine players on its final injury report leading up to Week 10 against the Packers. Eben Britton (illness), Darryl Sharpton (hamstring) and Matt Slauson (out) were all ruled out for Sunday.

Martellus Bennett (ribs) is the only player questionable on the list, but already told reporters he'll "probably" play.

Meanwhile, Jonathan Bostic (back), Lance Briggs (ribs), Kyle Fuller (hip, hand), Danny McCray (knee) and Jordan Mills (foot) were all deemed probable.

June 2, 2015 05:40 AM
Bears move Jordan Mills to guard
by Larry Hartstein |

The Bears are moving right tackle Jordan Mills to left guard to replace Matt Slauson, who tore his pectoral muscle Week 8 at New England, reports the Chicago Tribune. Michael Ola will start at right tackle, the paper said.

"My team needs me to play a [new] position -- I'm going to do it," Mills told the paper.

June 2, 2015 05:49 AM
Torn pectoral muscle knocks Bears G Matt Slauson out for season
by Igor Mello |

Bears general manager Phil Emery told reporters that guard Matt Slauson tore his right pectoral muscle and has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, per the team's official website. Slauson will not require surgery and should be fully recovered by the start of next season, according to the Chicago Tribune

June 2, 2015 05:51 AM
Bears' Matt Slauson ruled out Week 8
by Chris Cwik |

Bears offensive lineman Matt Slauson has been ruled out Week 8 against the Patriots.

Slauson is dealing with a pectoral injury. He was ruled out almost immediately due to the issue. 

June 2, 2015 06:18 AM
Bears list four as probable Week 5
by Chris Cwik |

The Bears have listed four players as probable for Week 5.

Jared Allen, Lance Briggs, Chris Conte and D.J. Williams should all be able to go during the contest. Allen missed last week's game due to an illness. Offensive lineman Matt Slauson is considered questionable coming into the game. 

June 2, 2015 06:27 AM
Bears announce injury report for Week 4 game
by Marty Gitlin |

Defensive end Jared Allen (illness) is the headliner among the defensive questionables for the Bears on Friday for their Sunday game against Green Bay. Also receiving that designation are safety Chris Conte (shoulder) and wideout Brandon Marshall (ankle).

Five Bears have been ruled out. They are offensive linemen Matt Slauson (ankle) and Roberto Garza (ankle), linebacker Shea McClellin (hand), cornerback Sherrick McManis (quad) and nose tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion).

Free safety Ryan Mundy (shoulder) and defensive end Trevor Scott (foot) are probable.


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