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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-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:43 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 Week Six Dolphins-Packers game at Lambeau Field.

Packers MVP Meter: Week Five

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4:07 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 players of the week

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:21 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 Week Five loss to the Redskins in overtime.

Packers MVP meter

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:07 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.

NFL's Week Three fines

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Here is a list of players fined for actions in Week Three games.

NFL announces rookies, players of the month

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Thursday its rookies and players of the month for September.

Packers MVP meter

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 4:16 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' Matthews named NFC's top defender

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Wednesday that Packers OLB Clay Matthews was named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week for games played the second week of the 2010 season.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush analyzes how the Bears' O-line will handle the Packers' "sacktacular" OLB Clay Matthews.

Packers MVP meter

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents a running meter that indicates the Packers' top five MVP candidates through their most recent game.

Week Two Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Texans QB Matt Schaub, Packers OLB Clay Matthews and Bengals PK Mike Nugent as its Players of the Week.

Packers players of the week

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush picks his Packers’ players of the week on offense, defense and special teams. 

Matthews dominates as Packers crush Bills

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
LB Clay Matthews had three sacks to lead a dominant defensive performance in the Packers' 34-7 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Can Packers win the big prize?

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
After a two-day visit to the Packers' training camp, PFW just might be having second thoughts about the team's Super Bowl potential.

Packers OLB Matthews down but not out

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Packers second-year OLB Clay Matthews believes a much better frame of mind will help him bounce back from his latest hamstring injury.

Injuries shorten Green Bay's practice

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
An injury to a Pro Bowl linebacker and the emergence of a potential rookie starter on the offensive line are the story lines generating the most buzz in Green Bay.  

Big boost expected in Packers' pass rush

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 7:52 a.m. ET
We hear there's strong reason to believe the Packers' highly successful defense will be even more imposing this coming season, thanks to what is expected to be a greatly improved pass rush.

Rookie Meter: Cushing finishes on top

Posted Jan. 05, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
There was an impressive number of instant-impact players in the 2009 rookie class, headlined by Texans Pro Bowl OLB Brian Cushing.

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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