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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-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:54 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’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

Packers 60-second rant: Super Bowl here we come?

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:39 a.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush enthusiastically supports his sincere belief that Green Bay has what it takes to win this year’s Super Bowl

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia next Sunday afternoon.

Packers playoff primer

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
PFW examines the Packers as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Packers rookie meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents his weekly report on the Packers’ 2010 rookie class. Player rundowns are in order of draft selection.

Report: Packers extend LB Bishop's contract

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
ESPN insider Adam Schefter is reporting that the Packers have signed ILB Desmond Bishop to a four-year, $19 million contract extension.

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players following their playoff-clinching 10-3 victory over the Bears Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Fill-ins continue to pitch in for Packers

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
In a season in which injuries have taken a mighty toll, it seems like one replacement part after another has come to the rescue for the Packers.

Vick, Eagles must deal with blitz

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants and Vikings showed that Eagles QB Michael Vick can be neutralized at times with blitzing defensive backs and linebackers, and you can expect the Packers to do the same.

Packers MVP Meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents a running meter that indicates the Packers’ top five MVP candidates up through Week 17.

McCarthy praises defense in Monday press conference

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is widely perceived as an offensive-minded head coach. But the high praise for his defense that McCarthy emphasized in his Monday press conference the day after his team’s 10-3 playoff-clinching win over the Bears ...

Week 17 Players of the Week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Texans RB Arian Foster, Packers OLB Erik Walden and Patriots WR-PR Julian Edelman as its Players of the Week.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Packers players of the week

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay’s players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team’s 10-3 victory over the Bears at Lambeau Field in Week 17.

Late INT clinches Packers' trip to playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs — but it certainly didn't come easy.

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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