Matt Slauson trades football for yard work

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Bears guard Matt Slauson grew up in Sweet Home, Ore., and described himself as a redneck.

Slauson posted a picture to Instagram of his finished product after doing the yard work and showed off his country lifestyle.

I’m way too tired and sweaty now. Wish I was playing football instead of this. #redneck #country #hardwork A photo posted by Matt Slauson (@mslauson68) on Jun 24, 2015 at 4:30pm PDT

During his time off in between minicamp and training camp, Slauson shows pictures of spending time with his family and in the outdoors.

Fits them perfectly. #serioushorsepower #fatherhood #country A photo posted by Matt Slauson (@mslauson68) on Jun 24, 2015 at 4:28pm PDT I think Mommy is too scared to actually let him drive. #fatherhood #familytime #serioushorsepower A photo posted by Matt Slauson (@mslauson68) on Jun 24, 2015 at 4:27pm PDT Check out Moby. Fought this beast for hours. #DaroBaxwedding #masterangler A photo posted by Matt Slauson (@mslauson68) on Jun 21, 2015 at 12:25am PDT

The 29-year-old guard signed with the Bears in 2014 for a four-year, $12.8 million contract.

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