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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: Driver will return to Packers

Posted May 30, 2012 @ 2:37 a.m. ET
WR Donald Driver has agreed to terms to remain a Packer, his agent told WTMJ-TV Tuesday night.

Better NFL offense: Lions or Packers?

Posted May 25, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
In the first semifinal matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Lions and the Packers.

Packers announce front-office changes

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The Packers announced several changes to their front office on Wednesday.

Packers, Patriots atop Cantor's win total props

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Cantor Gaming released its regular-season win total props for all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, and expectations look to be high for two teams in particular. 

NFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.

Packers sign DE Merling

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The Packers signed former Dolphins DE Phillip Merling on Wednesday and released TE Cameron Ford and QB Nick Hill.

Driver wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver and partner Peta Murgatroyd were voted champions of "Dancing With the Stars" on Tuesday night. 

Better NFL offense: Cowboys or Packers?

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
In the second matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Cowboys vs. the Packers.

Safety position on Packers' center stage

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
On the subject of Packers position battles with the offseason slowly but surely starting to heat up, you’d probably have to mention safety first.

Arbitrator hears first grievance in 'Bountygate' punishments

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The NFLPA argued the first of its two grievances on behalf of the players suspended in the Saints' bounty scandal, in New York on Wednesday.

Ex-Packers DL Jolly given parole

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Ex-Packers DL Johnny Jolly has been granted an early release from a Texas jail, just six months into his six-year prison sentence for possession of illegal drugs.

Packers sign top pick Perry

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
After announcing the signings of seven of their eight 2012 draft picks earlier in the day, the Packers signed first-round draft pick Nick Perry before the weekend hit.

Packers sign seven draft picks, 14 undrafted rookies

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Youth was served by the Packers with the co-announcements that the team had signed seven of its eight 2012 draft picks, in addition to 14 undrafted free agents.

Packers GM Thompson focused on upward mobility

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Whassup with Packers GM Ted Thompson? Trading up twice in the second round, it's clear he's harboring thoughts of an upwardly mobile defense.

Packers hope Perry can follow in Matthews' footsteps

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 12:25 a.m. ET
Could Nick Perry become another pass-rushing force in Green Bay? The Packers sure hope so.

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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