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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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Two Redskins added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Redskins LBs Brian Orakpo and London Fletcher were added to nthe NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Clay Matthews of the Packers and the Bears' Brian Urlacher.

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.

Matthews picks up where teammate Woodson left off

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:41 a.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow Packer Charles Woodson, Green Bay sack specialist Clay Matthews has been named the PFW/PFWA Defensive Player of the Year.

Five questions with Packers LOLB Clay Matthews

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 1:58 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 Packers-related questions. This week Dan connected with star OLB Clay Matthews ...

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players a few days after Green Bay’s 21-16 wild-card victory over the Eagles.

Starks, defense keep Packers in high gear

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
If the Packers are to become the first No. 6 playoff seed in league history to win the Lombardi Trophy, 2010 sixth-round draft choice James Starks probably will be a major reason — as well as a defense that just keeps ...

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

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 17 game against the Bears at Lambeau Field:

Five Packers earn Pro Bowl berths

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Packers will be represented in this year’s Pro Bowl by five players — their highest total since 2007, when five Green Bay players were also picked to the team.

Patriots-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
The Packers' best chance to rattle Tom Brady and the Patriots' offense is for Clay Matthews to come up with a big game.

Packers’ 60-second rant: Injuries remain major pain

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
In his weekly Packers rant, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush rants about a Packers injury situation that continues to upstage all the many good things worth noting in Packerland these days.  

Packers MVP Meter: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:12 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 their most recent game.

Niners-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 1:02 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’ Week 13 game against the Niners at Lambeau Field.

Packers MVP Meter: Week 12

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:39 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 their most recent game.

Packers MVP Meter: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:14 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 their most recent game.

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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