Free Agent OL Matt Slauson

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  1. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Any opinions on this guy?

    He should know Callahan's system better than anybody.

    Here is some info:

    Matt Slauson
    Played for Callahan at Nebraska. Drafted by the Jets while Callahan was the OL coach. Played 3 years with Callahan at the Jets.

    45 Starts since 2009

    6-5, 315
    Age 26
    Height: 6053
    Weight: 313
    40 Yrd Dash: 5.26
    20 Yrd Dash: 2.97
    10 Yrd Dash: 1.78
    225 Lb. Bench Reps: 23
    Vertical Jump: 34
    Broad Jump: 9-2
    20 Yrd Shuttle: 4.86/4.74
    3-Cone Drill: 7.86/7.41

    New York Jets' O-line coach irked by left guard decision
    By Kevin Patra
    Published: Nov. 30, 2012 at 04:43 a.m.
    Updated: Nov. 30, 2012 at 05:24 p.m.

    New York Jets offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo said Thursday he detests his left guard rotation between Matt Slauson and Vladimir Ducasse, but that decision isn't up to him.

    "That's a directive from high above me," DeGuglielmo said Thursday in a testy sit-down with reporters, via The Associated Press. "You'd have to ask somebody higher than me."

    If DeGuglielmo had his druthers, Slauson would get the snaps, not Ducasse, the second-round draft pick who has struggled throughout his three-year NFL career.

    "He's playing well enough to be an every third series guy, maybe," DeGuglielmo said of Ducasse. "Slauson is a big, tough, smart, strong kid," the coach said of the 2009 sixth-round pick out of Nebraska. "That's what he is. There are too few of those guys in the world."

    Slauson took a pay cut before the season and will be a free agent at the end of this year, while Ducasse is looking more and more like another failed draft pick by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum.

    DeGuglielmo said despite his misgivings, he will continue the rotation.

    "What's best is for me to do what I'm told to do," he said. "That's what's best."

    The Jets' offensive line has been criticized for not protecting quarterback Mark Sanchez and not creating openings for the running game, but DeGuglielmo doesn't agree.

    "Everyone's going to look at the film and evaluate it as they wish," he said. "I know I get comments from my boss, his boss and even his boss, and the owner, and they don't seem to be dissatisfied."
  2. Primetime42

    Primetime42 Well-Known Member

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    Has he been released? Otherwise, save this for March.
  3. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Sounds like a Columbo type guy, sans injury. Might be a good fit.
  4. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Took a huge pay cut to stay with the team.
  5. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    He is a Free Agent.
  6. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Worth a shot, he can't be any worse than Mac B
  7. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    I've always been a big fan of Matt Slauson. Definitely the definition of an offensive lineman. Would love, love, love to have him in Dallas.

  8. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    How would you rate his play with the Jets?

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