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Matt Slauson to be Fined $10,000 for Hit on Brian Cushing

There has been much discussion about the block thrown by Jets guard Matt Slauson on Texans linebacker Brian Cushing which tore his ACL. Rex Ryan defended the hit while Texans’ defensive coordinator thought it was unnecessary. Jay Glazer of FOXSports reports Slauson will be hit with a $10,000 fine for the hit that ended Cushing’s […]

Matt Slauson Beats Out Vlad Ducasse for Left Guard Job

For the second time in three years, Matt Slauson was entered into a competition for the starting left guard job against Vlad Ducasse. And for the second time, Slauson appears to have won the job, Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger reports. “I think right now, we’ll go with Matt,” coach Rex Ryan said. “He’s […]

Guard Matt Slauson Says He Played 2011 with a Number of Injuries

At a press conference announcing that Wrestlemania will be held at MetLife Stadium in April of next year, Jets guard Matt Slauson disclosed that he played the entire 2011 season with a torn labrm, rotator cuff and biceps in his left arm, Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger reports. According to Vrentas, Slauson already underwent surgery […]

Slauson Takes a Shot at Former Tackle Damien Woody

On Monday, Jets guard Matt Slauson took an unsolicited shot at retired tackle Damien Woody, an ESPN studio analyst who recently questioned the line and its ability to execute a Ground-and-Pound attack. Slauson scoffed at the negative comments and claimed Woody’s replacement, Wayne Hunter, is an “upgrade” at right tackle. Now that’s a twist. Now […]

Brandon Moore Fires Back at Santonio Holmes Comments

Brandon Moore fired back at the comments Santonio Holmes made about the offensive line: “He’s obviously got the green light to evaluate every position on the team,” Moore said. “I just didn’t think captaincy entailed that. I’ve never seen a captain do that. That’s not leading. That’s not being a leader. It actually fragments the […]

Vladimir Ducasse: “I’m Just Ready to Go”

The New York Jets were expecting a lot from Vladimir Ducasse after they selected him in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He was suppose to replace the released Alan Faneca at left guard. Instead, Ducasse struggled in training camp and lost the position battle to Matt Slauson. He went on to play […]

Matt Slauson Moves Home Amid Lockout Concerns

New York Jets guard Matt Slauson, told the NY Times that he is moving back in with his parents along with his wife and their new born. “I’m constantly working with my budgets,” said Slauson. “I know that this week could be my last week in the N.F.L., and then I won’t have any more […]

How Good is the Jets O-Line?

The Jets had arguably the best offensive line in football last year. They helped pave the way for the league’s best rushing attack and kept Mark Sanchez upright. Though, this season many pundits have observed that the line has taken a step back. Most of the criticism has been direct toward Matt Slauson, who replaced […]