Joey Slye is a professional football placekicker with the National Football League’s Washington Commanders. He played collegiate football for the Virginia Tech Hokies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is 1.8 m tall and 97 kg heavy. He attended North Stafford High School.
He participated in a tryout for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after going undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Cleveland Browns also expressed interest in him, but neither team signed him. Slye joined the New York Giants in May 2019, but was cut by the team the following month. On July 24, 2019, the Giants re-signed him; three days later, they released him.
On September 8 of the same year, following his August signing with the Carolina Panthers, he made his NFL debut. After making three out of three field goal attempts, including one from 55 yards out, he was awarded the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 4. In November 2021, Slye inked a contract with the football team the Washington Commanders.
In Week 12, he was hurt in the hamstring against the Seattle Seahawks, and the following day, he was put on injured reserve. December 2021 saw his activation from injured reserve. Slye signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Commanders in April 2022 after accepting the team’s restricted free agency offer on March 16, 2022.
Where Is Joey Slye From?
Joey Slye is from Albuquerque, New Mexico in the United States of America.