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Chad Clifton

Chad Clifton - #76 - T

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 06/26/1976
Birthplace Martin, TN
College Tennessee
Years played 13
Drafted 2000, 2nd round, 13th pick by Packers

Packers fill-ins continue filling bill big-time

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
When veteran OLT Chad Clifton went down with a hamstring injury in the Falcons game Sunday evening, young OTs Marshall Newhouse and Derek Sherrod rose to the occasion.  

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Five game against the Falcons Sunday evening. 

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Two game against the Panthers at Carolina Sunday.

Five questions with ex-Packer OT Greg Koch

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush asks Greg Koch, a fixture at right tackle in Green Bay from 1977-85, five Packers-related questions

Age could take toll on Packers in 2011

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11 a.m. ET
While the Packers appear to have an outstanding young core of key players, they also have their share of old coots being counted on to continue performing at a high level.  

Packers O-linemen working out in Nashville

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
A group of Packers offensive linemen are working out together this week in Nashville.

Packers positional analysis: Offensive linemen

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
In the fifth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Packers’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason, we analyze Green Bay’s offensive-line situation.

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Super Bowl XLV — the Steelers' outside linebackers vs. the Packers' offensive tackles.

Packers they said it: Monday edition

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a double dose of noteworthy quotes from the Packers' players who were available to the media the Monday afternoon following Green Bay’s 21-14 victory over the arch-rival Bears in the NFC title game.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
If the Packers' offensive line gives QB Aaron Rodgers time to scan the field and find receivers running deep routes, Green Bay could rack up big plays against the Bears on Sunday.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Bears' defense could be in for another rough day if Julius Peppers and Israel Idonije aren't more disruptive than they were against the Jets in Week 16.

Packers-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week 14 game against the Lions at Detroit  

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 12 game against the Falcons in Atlanta.

Vikings-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 11 rematch against the Vikings.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 23, 2012
The Packers released Clifton on Monday.||||||| Packers general manager Ted Thompson called Clifton an "integral part of our success over the past 12 seasons," thanking him for his time with the team. It was not immediately clear whether Clifton will retire. ESPN reported the Packers' plans to release Clifton earlier Monday. Clifton has been the Packers' primary left tackle since 2000, starting 160 regular-season games in 12 seasons.
Posted Oct. 09, 2011
Clifton will start his first game since Oct. 9 on Sunday against the Lions.||||||| Clifton hurt his hamstring in the Packers' victory at Atlanta, then hurt his back during the rehabilitation process.
Posted Sept. 20, 2010
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says Clifton is still the starting left tackle, although his availability for next Monday night's game in Chicago is in doubt.||||||| Clifton was benched in favor of first-round rookie Bryan Bulaga during Sunday's victory over the Buffalo Bills. McCarthy said Monday he made the move because Clifton "didn't look healthy." Clifton is an 11-year veteran with a history of knee issues and he was receiving medical treatment Monday. McCarthy says the team will take the week to determine whether he will start against the Bears.
Posted March 06, 2010
The Packers have re-signed Clifton.||||||| Clifton will now return to the left tackle spot he has occupied for most of his 10 seasons in Green Bay. The Packers do not have an obvious candidate to replace Clifton, and reported interest in the unrestricted free agent from the Washington Redskins made for some nervous moments among Packers fans. ESPN.com reported Friday night that Clifton's deal was for three years and $20 million, with $7.5 million in guaranteed money.
Posted March 05, 2010
The Redskins invited Clifton for a visit.||||||| Clifton has played 10 seasons with Green Bay, starting 138 regular-season games. He went to his first Pro Bowl following the 2007 season as a fill-in for injured Walter Jones of Seattle. At 33, Clifton is a year older than Chris Samuels but has been durable, missing only two games over six years until sitting out four last year after spraining his ankle.

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