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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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Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 12:58 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 battle against the arch-rival Bears in the NFC championship Sunday at Soldier Field.

Cold foot-ball? Take the hot hands

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 2:45 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk adds his perspective to Sunday's matchups for the conference championships, looking for the factors that will prove to be the difference in each 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' defensive coaching staff receiving more recognition

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
Making it to the NFL's "Final Four" has led to more well-deserved recognition for Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers' quality staff of assistants.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 10:26 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.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says the Bears' defense will not hold the Packers to 17 points or less for a third time this season and he also says Jay Cutler has fallen further behind Aaron Rodgers in the battle to ...

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Friday

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. Making Friday’s pick is PFW editor/publisher Hub Arkush.

Conference championship matchup tidbits

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the conference title-game matchups.

Rewind: Remembering first Bears-Packers playoff game

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
With war then on the minds of Americans, the NFL's best two teams of 1941 laced up for a rubber match that would serve as the only Chicago-Green Bay playoff contest until this weekend.  

Bears' offense will be quiet without improved pass protection

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
The offensive line has been one of the Bears' more talked-about position groups all season long, and it's at the forefront of the discussion again this week.

Packers CB Williams added to Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Packers CB Tramon Williams has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, the league announced today. Williams replaces Eagles CB Asante Samuel, who is unable to participate due to injury.

Packers 60-second rant: Look for tricks during Sunday treat

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
In the second of two special rants this week in advance of the Packers-Bears NFC championship showdown this Sunday, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush ponders the possibility of trick plays becoming a factor in the game. 

Bears S Harris sits out practice again

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears S Chris Harris missed a second consecutive practice on Thursday as he continues recovering from a left hip injury.

Five questions with Packers great Jerry Kramer

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Each week throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush hooks up with a personality who has connections with the Packers and asks him five Packer-related questions. This week Dan connects with Packers Hall of Famer ...

Green Bay's secondary is perhaps second to none

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Bears' passing game has come a long way this season, but so has the Packers' secondary, which is playing some terrific ball of late.

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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