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Matthias Askew | Defensive Lineman

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (34) / 7/1/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 302
College: Michigan State
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 4 (114) / CIN

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Broncos released DT Matthias Askew and CB Rashod Moulton.
Askew, a former Bengals fourth-rounder, has been a factor in over two years. Moulton was a camp body who spent the 2007 season on the Jags practice squad. Fri, Sep 4, 2009 06:21:00 PM

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Redskins signed DT Matthias Askew.

Askew, a 2004 fourth-round pick, was out of football in 2007. At 6'5/302, he looks good getting off the bus, but won't be a good bet to make the club.
Mon, Mar 17, 2008 09:49:00 PM

Redskins signed DT Mathias Askew.

Cincinnati was once high on its 2004 fourth-round pick, but an arrest in July 2006 sealed his fate there. He'll vie for the No. 5 tackle spot in D.C.
Mon, Aug 13, 2007 04:41:00 PM

Bengals waived DT Matthias Askew.

The Bengals do not put up with malcontents like Askew, who was arrested last month. Unless, you know, they are talented enough. Askew isn't. The Bengals also waived undrafted rookie Jesse Boone.
Tue, Aug 15, 2006 11:29:00 AM

Bengals DT Matthias Askew pled not guilty Monday to charges of resisting arrest, obstructing official business, and two parking violations.

"They are trying to make this look like it was all Matthias' fault," lawyer Ken Lawson said. "So they could justify the use of force. He always complied."
Mon, Jul 24, 2006 11:18:00 PM

Bengals DT Matthias Askew, who was arrested Saturday for resisting arrest, will likely be cut.

Askew was already in a tough spot to make the team with rookie Domata Peko and free agent Sam Adams added this offseason.
Mon, Jul 24, 2006 09:56:00 AM

Bengals DT Matthias Askew was tased and arrested Saturday night after an alleged struggle with police.

South Cummingsville Police initially approached Askew regarding a parking violation. The 2004 fourth-round pick refused to comply, electing instead to run from the officers. Askew has been charged with resisting arrest, obstruction, and the parking violation. His arrest follows those of teammates A.J. Nicholson, Chris Henry, and Frostee Rucker, and Odell Thurman's four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
Source: 700 WLW
Sun, Jul 23, 2006 12:00:00 PM

Matthias Askew will battle Shaun Smith for Cincinnati's fourth tackle spot.

Askew, a fourth-round pick in 2004, has been a disappointment as a pro.
Mon, Apr 10, 2006 10:31:00 AM

Better play is expected from defensive tackle Matthias Askew in 2005.

Askew had some injuries that limited him last season. If he can stay healthy and continue to improve, he should compete for a starting job in Cincinnati this season.
Sat, Mar 26, 2005 12:11:00 PM

The Bengals don't know if DT Matthias Askew can compete for a starting job next season.

They are looking for a run stuffer in the first round of the draft. Askew remains a project after an injury-plagued rookie season.
Wed, Jan 26, 2005 04:43:00 PM

Rookie DT Matthias Askew will replace injured Tony Williams in the Bengals starting lineup.

Askew, a fourth-round pick, hasn't played since the first game of the season.
Wed, Oct 27, 2004 11:06:00 AM

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