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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

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43 1 0

Packers' Shields has more than surpassed expectations

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
It's hard to count the ways the Packers value their prized rookie cornerback, Sam Shields, who will play a big role on Super Bowl Sunday.

Steelers-Packers fantasy breakdown

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
In a Super Bowl that could become an aerial assault, Packers WR Greg Jennings has a chance to steal the show against the Steelers.

Greene is as intense as ever

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Kevin Greene has maintained the intensity that he displayed as a player into his current role as a Packers assistant coach.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 9:11 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the "Pro Football Weekly" syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers. 

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.

Super Bowl notebook for Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of the top Super Bowl XLV news stories reported on by the PFW staff from Dallas on Wednesday.

Getting to know … Packers P Tim Masthay

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
In a crowded room Wednesday, special-teams coordinator Shawn Slocum reflected on P Tim Masthay's journey in the past year.

Helmets on the minds of players at Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers doesn't take for granted the difference a high-tech helmet can make in the battle against concussions.

Pouncey: I'll play in Super Bowl if I practice Friday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Injured Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey said that if he practices Friday, he can play in Super Bowl XLV.

Super Bowl XLV handicapping column

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
In his Super Bowl XLV handicapping column, PFW's Mike Wilkening, who has 9-1 record ATS in the postseason picking games in this space, says handicappers need to sort out the material from the immaterial — and that will vary from ...

Packers QB Rodgers, Chiefs RB Charles named FedEx Air & Ground POYs

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles have been named the 2010 FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year.

Packers Super Bowl flashback

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
PFW continues to recap the Packers' previous four trips to the Super Bowl. After winning back-to-back Super Bowls I and II, the Packers claimed their third league title with a 35-21 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI.

Packers by the numbers

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
Every other day leading up to Super Sunday, the Pro Football Weekly Packers team app presents a handful of interesting factoids on this year’s NFC champs on a broad variety of levels.  

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall and the Packers' linebackers in the third of six Super Bowl matchups.

Packers QB coach Clements: Rodgers’ mind sets him apart

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements has had one of the closer views of Aaron Rodgers' development in the NFL.

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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