Chris Slayton



Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-4

Age: 27

Weight: 307 lbs

College: Syracuse



Re-signed with Green Bay on Jan. 10, 2023…Spent the entire 2022 season on the Packers' practice squad…Was claimed off waivers by the Packers from the San Francisco 49ers on May 25, 2022…Spent time on the practice squads of the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers and San Francisco 49ers in 2021…Spent 13 weeks on the Falcons' practice squad in 2020 and was also on the Buffalo Bills' practice squad for a brief stretch early that season…Was on the N.Y. Giants' practice squad for the entire 2019 season after being selected by the Giants in the seventh round (No. 245 overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft…Appeared in 49 games with 42 starts at Syracuse, starting every game over his final three seasons…Posted 107 tackles (66 solo), 32½ tackles for a loss, 9½ sacks, five forced fumbles, three passes defensed, a fumble recovery and a blocked kick…Started all 13 games as a senior in 2018, earning All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorable mention after posting 24 tackles (16 solo), eight tackles for a loss, 3½ sacks and a forced fumble…Recorded four tackles (all solo) and a sack and tied his career high with two tackles for a loss at Clemson (Sept. 29)…Sacked QB Ryan Finley for a 6-yard loss vs. N.C. State (Oct. 27)...Registered three tackles (two solo), 1½ sacks, two QB hits and a forced fumble vs. Louisville (Nov. 9)...Had a season-high six tackles (four solo), including one for a loss, vs. West Virginia (Dec. 28) in the Camping World Bowl...Started all 12 games as a junior in 2017, finishing with 28 tackles (18 solo), 8½ tackles for a loss (No. 2 on the team), a sack, a forced fumble, a pass defensed and a blocked kick…Registered a tackle for a loss and a forced fumble vs. Middle Tennessee (Sept. 9)…Served as a defensive captain and posted a season-high six tackles (all assisted) at LSU (Sept. 23)…Posted three tackles (all solo) and a sack vs. Clemson (Oct. 13)…Recorded four tackles (three solo), including one for a loss, at Miami (Oct. 21)…Had a solo tackle and blocked the first kick of his career when he blocked an extra point in the third quarter vs. Wake Forest (Nov. 11) that was recovered by DB Scoop Bradshaw and returned 86 yards for the first defensive two-point conversion in school history…Started all 12 games as a sophomore in 2016, opening the first three at defensive end before moving inside to tackle…Led the defensive line with a career-high 33 tackles (18 solo), paced the Orange with a career-best four sacks and tied for the team lead with a career-high 10 tackles for a loss…Also forced two fumbles, broke up a pass and recovered a fumble...Made three tackles (one solo) and forced a fumble vs. South Florida (Sept. 17)...Registered a career-high seven tackles (two solo) and a sack at Connecticut (Sept. 24)...Recorded three tackles (two solo), including one for a loss, and forced a fumble on QB Jerod Evans late in the fourth quarter that helped seal a 31-17 victory vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)...Posted three tackles (all solo) and a sack and broke up a pass vs. N.C. State (Nov. 12)...Had two tackles (both solo), including one for a loss, and recovered his first career fumble at Pittsburgh (Nov. 26)…Played in all 12 games with five starts at DT as a redshirt freshman in 2015...Recorded 22 tackles (14 solo) and ranked No. 4 on the Orange with six tackles for a loss...Finished with two solo tackles, including one for a loss, and forced the first fumble of his career at South Florida (Oct. 10)…Posted a season-high five tackles (all assisted) at Virginia (Oct. 17)...Had two tackles (one solo), including one for a loss, and recorded the first pass breakup of his career, at Louisville (Nov. 7)…Earned his degree in communication and rhetorical studies…Helped lead Crete-Monee High School (Crete, Ill.) to the IHSA 6A state title and earned second-team all-state honors from the Chicago Tribune as a senior in 2013…Earned all-conference recognition as a junior in 2012 after leading the team to a 14-0 record and recording 61 tackles, nine sacks and three forced fumbles…Given name Christopher Jon Slayton; born in Crete, Ill.