Dollars and sense: Slauson gets guarantee in deal
The Chicago Bears signed Matt Slauson to a one-year contract earlier this week after agreeing to terms last Friday, and more than one-third of the deal is guaranteed.
Slauson, who is expected to start at one of the guard positions, received a $100,000 signing bonus. The Bears also guaranteed $200,000 of his base salary of $715,000.
Slauson started every game over the past three seasons for the New York Jets. He took a physical and signed his contract on Tuesday. It's a bump over some of the minimum-salary benefit deals the club has given some veterans. Here is a look at the contract:
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