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Clay Matthews

Clay Matthews - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 255 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1986
Birthplace Agoura Hills, CA
College USC
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 26th pick by Packers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
43 1 0

Agent: Favre will be an assistant high school coach

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 10 p.m. ET
Brett Favre is returning to football — as an assistant high school football coach in his native Mississippi.

Keep close eye on Packers' new veteran D-linemen

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
We hear it would be a big mistake to underestimate any of the three free-agent veteran defensive linemen signed by the Packers.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Harrell looking like the 'real McCoy' for Packers

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Barring a significant setback as the summer progresses, we hear Graham Harrell remains a solid bet to replace Matt Flynn as the Packers’ backup QB.

Packers release financial report

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Packers released their financial report from the 2011 season and the team topped $300 million in total revenue for the first time.

Driver not a lock to stick with Packers

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Even though he had his contract reworked to the tune of a reported $2.3 million, we hear Donald Driver's future remains sketchy in Green Bay.

Shields could be on shaky ground in Green Bay

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
After taking a step back in his second season, we hear Packers nickel back Sam Shields is not assured of a roster spot.

Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell has finished hearing appeals from four players in the Saints bounty case, amid complaints that the NFL didn't prove anything.

Shakeup at inside linebacker possible for Packers

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The uncertainty that was evident in 2011 for the Packers at outside linebacker has shifted to inside linebacker this offseason.

Best record doesn't usually translate to title success

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Does the fact that the Packers posted a 15-1 record — best in the NFL — a season ago mean they should be Super Bowl favorites in 2012? Maybe not.

McCarthy: Offseason contact restrictions unclear

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
Packers coach Mike McCarthy knows teams can get in trouble for violating a league-wide ban on live contact during offseason workouts.

NFL: No Burbank jurisdiction on Hargrove discipline

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has said he does have jurisdiction over Packers DE Anthony Hargrove, who's appealing a suspension.

Packers' Neal plans another appeal of suspension

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Packers DE Mike Neal plans on proving his critics wrong this season. And he believes he'll be playing on opening day.

Koonce's own struggles fuel study of ex-players

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Former NFL LB George Koonce personally knows of the troubles many former pro football players encounter when they retire from the game.

Packers claim S Pellerin off waivers

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed undrafted rookie S Micah Pellerin off waivers from the Colts on Friday, the team announced.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 06, 2012
Matthews returned for the Packers on Sunday against the Bears.||||||| The team's top pass rusher has missed the last four games because of a hamstring injury.
Posted Nov. 04, 2012
Matthews left Sunday's game against Arizona with a hamstring injury.||||||| Matthews has recorded 31 tackles this season, including nine sacks.
Posted Feb. 10, 2011
So what does Matthews have in common with Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Seacrest and Keith Urban? They'll all be presenters at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Matthews and other Packer players have been in the spotlight this week following their Super Bowl victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.||||||| Matthews, who drew nearly as much attention for his long hair as for his skills on defense, has a busy week with appearances scheduled for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Grammy officials also say will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, who performed at halftime, will be a presenter at the music awards.
Posted Oct. 22, 2010
The Packers expect Matthrews to play this week after missing last week's loss to Miami with a hamstring injury.||||||| Matthews, who has 8 1/2 sacks, could be limited to stay healthy for later in the season. "I think the plan is it's either all or nothing," said Matthews. "I'm sure they'll spell me a few times to catch me a break, but at the same time, I look to continue my play which I've put together to begin the season."
Posted Oct. 10, 2010
The Packers expect Matthews to play this week after missing last week's loss to Miami with a hamstring injury. "Barring any setback, I think he'll be ready to go," coach Mike McCarthy said.||||||| Matthews, who has 8 1/2 sacks, wants to contribute on a full-time basis, though he may be limited to keep him healthy for later in the season.

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