For the Washington Commanders of the National Football League, Joey Slye plays professionally as a placekicker. His height is 1.8 m and his weight is 97 kg. He went to North Stafford High School and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he played collegiate football for the Virginia Tech Hokies team.
Following his non-selection in the 2018 NFL Draft, he took part in a tryout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and garnered interest from the Cleveland Browns, but neither team signed him. In May 2019, Slye signed a contract with the New York Giants, but he was cut the following day. On July 24, 2019, the Giants re-signed him; he was fired three days later.
He made his NFL debut on September 8 of that same year after signing with the Carolina Panthers in August. Three out of three field goal attempts, including one from 55 yards out, were successful, earning him the title of NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 4. In November 2021, Slye inked a contract with the Washington Commanders football team.
He was put on injured reserve the day after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 12’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. In December 2021, he was reinstated from injured reserve. Slye agreed to the Commanders’ restricted free agent offer on March 16, 2022, and in April of that same year, he signed a two-year, $5 million contract.
How Old Is Joey Slye?
Joey Slye is 26 years old. He was born on April 10, 1996 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.