Professional football placekicker Joey Slye plays for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League. At Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, he played collegiate football for the Virginia Tech Hokies. He weighs 97 kilograms and stands 1.8 meters tall. He went to North Stafford High School.
After going undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft, he took part in a tryout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was also coveted by the Cleveland Browns, but neither team decided to sign him. Slye signed on with the New York Giants in May 2019, however the team released him the following month. On July 24, 2019, the Giants re-signed him; three days later, they dismissed him.
He joined the Carolina Panthers in August 2019 and made his NFL debut on September 8, 2019. He went 3-3 on field goal attempts, including a 55-yarder, and was awarded the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 4. In November 2021, Slye inked a contract with the Washington Commanders Football Team.
He sustained a hamstring injury in Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks and was put on injured reserve the next day. In December 2021, he was taken off injured reserve. Slye accepted the Commanders’ restricted free agent tender on March 16, 2022, and signed a two-year deal for about $5 million in April 2022.
How Much Does Joey Slye Make?
Joey Slye makes $2,433,000 per annum.