Joey Slye is a member of the National Football League’s Washington Commanders. He participated in intercollegiate football with the Virginia Tech Hokies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He measures 1.8 meters tall and 97 kg in weight. His high school was North Stafford. He participated in a Tampa Bay Buccaneers tryout after going undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft.
The Cleveland Browns were also interested in signing him, but neither team made the choice. Slye joined the New York Giants in May 2019, but the organization released him in June. He was re-signed by the Giants on July 24, 2019, and then released three days later.
He made his NFL debut on September 8, 2019, after signing with the Carolina Panthers in August of that year. He made 3 out of 3 field goal tries, including one from 55 yards, earning him the title of NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 4. Slye committed to playing football for the Washington Commanders in November 2021.
He had a hamstring injury in Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks, and the next day was put on injured reserve. In December 2021, he was called up off injured reserve. Slye accepted a two-year, $5 million contract from the Commanders in April 2022 after they issued a restricted free agent.
Joey Slye’s Parents: Meet David and Laura
David Slye and Laura Slye are known to the parents of professional football player, Joey Syle. His parents are supportive of his football career and are both of American descent.