Football placekicker Joey Slye plays for the National Football League’s Washington Commanders. At 1.8 m tall and 97 kg, he played collegiate football for the Virginia Tech Hokies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he also attended. He graduated from North Stafford High School.
He participated in a tryout for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after going undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft and garnered interest from the Cleveland Browns, however neither team signed him. Slye signed a contract with the New York Giants in May 2019, but he was cut the following month. He was released by the Giants three days after being re-signed by them on July 24, 2019.
He signed with the Carolina Panthers in August of that year, and on September 8 of that year, he made his NFL debut. He was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 4 after making 3 out of 3 field goal attempts, including a 55-yarder. Slye signed a contract with the football team of the Washington Commanders in November 2021.
He was placed on injured reserve the day after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks. His activation from injured reserve occurred in December 2021. Slye agreed to the Commanders’ restricted free agent tender on March 16, 2022, and in April of that year, he signed a two-year contract for nearly $5 million.
Is Joey Slye Married?
Joey Slye is married. His wife is called Brittaney and she happens to have graduated from medical school in 2021. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.