Matt Slauson to Chargers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

May 7, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Free-agent offensive lineman Matt Slauson signed a two-year deal with the San Diego Chargers, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle and Adam Caplan of ESPN.   
Slauson, 30, was cut by the Chicago Bears this offseason after three years with the team.
He became expendable after the Bears made the decision to move Kyle Long back to right guard, per Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Plus, Ted Larsen and Manny Ramirez have experience at guard, and 2016 second-round pick Cody Whitehair is capable of playing all over the line.
Slauson has started 85 games with the Bears and New York Jets in his career. He is capable of playing both guard and center, offering San Diego some versatility in the interior of the offensive line, though 81 of his career starts have come at left guard, per ESPN.com.
The Chargers can use all the help they can get after an injury-ravaged season on the line in 2015, however, as ...

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