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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

Report: Benson out eight weeks, may need surgery

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Packers RB Cedric Benson will miss eight games and maybe rest of the season with a Lisfranc foot injury, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
After winning Sunday, the 4-1 Vikings and Bears hold a two-game advantage over the 2-3 Packers in the NFC North.

Luck rallies Colts in emotional, upset win

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne with 35 seconds to go that gave Indianapolis a stunning 30-27 victory over Green Bay.

Jones' stock on rise in Packers' offense

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:23 p.m. ET
With WR Greg Jennings currently ailing, look for No. 3 WR James Jones to become an increasingly key weapon for the Packers' offense.

Packers WR Jennings (groin) out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Packers ruled WR Greg Jennings out for Sunday’s game against the Colts with a groin injury.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The surprising Vikings took hold of the NFC North one-fourth of the way through the season with a big win at Detroit.

Packers hand Saints their fourth loss

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Packers rallied to beat the Saints 28-27 on Sunday.

Packers not likely to keep WR Jennings beyond 2012

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
The more we examine the Packers’ contract front, the less likely it seems that WR Greg Jennings will remain in Green Bay beyond this season.

Key matchup: Packers RB Cedric Benson vs. Saints run defense

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Packers’ Cedric Benson could become the latest running back to break out against New Orleans’ porous run defense.

Report: Redskins to sign RB Grant

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins will sign former Packers RB Ryan Grant, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora.

Packers can bounce back from Seattle screw

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The season has suddenly become very interesting. Will Week Four be as wacky as Week Three was? Check out this early preview of all the big story lines.

Raiders add LB So'oto

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed second-year LB Vic So’oto and waived DE-LB Carl Ihenacho.

President Obama chimes in on NFL refs

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
President Barack Obama weighed in on the current referee lockout, which has forced the NFL to use replacement referees.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: NFL deserves the mess it created

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The debacle on "Monday Night Football" likely will result in the NFL ending its lockout of referees, but it can't undo the damage that was done.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Surprise, surprise: the Vikings are tied for the division lead. We take a closer look at Minnesota in the NFC North "Spin cycle." 

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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