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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews didn't want to look back on the San Francisco 49ers or on Jim Harbaugh's comments that criticized the Green Bay Packers' star outside linebacker. However, Matthews did offer one quick response to Harbaugh and the 49ers.
"I'm an awesome player, not a dirty player," Matthews said Thursday in the locker room.
The day after San Francisco beat the Packers in Week 1, Harbaugh berated Matthews for hitting Colin Kaepernick after the whistle and for the way he handled the scuffle that ensued.
"If you're going to go to the face, come with some knuckles, not an open slap," Harbaugh told reporters Monday in San Francisco. "That young man (Matthews) works very hard on being a tough guy. He'll have some repairing to do to his image after the slap."
Harbaugh added that Matthews threw "two punches to Joe (Staley's) head; well, one punch and one open slap."
Matthews had jumped at a fully horizon...
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Packers linebacker Clay Matthews Jr. was asked what he thought about Jim Harbaugh calling him a dirty player.
“No, I don’t have any reaction,” Matthews said, via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “I’m onto the next game.”
After being further pressed Matthews said, ”I’m an awesome player. I’m not a dirty player.”
Ok then, that settles that debate. Have to love...
Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $15,000 for a hit on San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the teams' season opener.
According to the NFL, Matthews was fined ''for striking an opponent late.''
Matthews drew a personal-foul penalty in the 49ers' 34-28 win Sunday after he tackled Kaepernick out of bounds deep in Green Bay territory...
Clay Matthews is moving on from the 49ers game as only he can.
The Packers' pass-rushing linebacker says he's focused on preparing for Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins in the home opener Sunday.
Reporters pressed him with questions anyway related to San Francisco and the late hit on Colin Kaepernick. Asked if he had received word from the NFL on a potential...
Don’t bother complimenting Clay Matthews on his play — he already knows how good he is. The Packers linebacker fielded questions from reporters on Thursday, and several were, unsurprisingly, centered around last Sunday’s questionable hit on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the accusations of dirty play that followed from Niners coach Jim Harbaugh. Matthews initially deflected...
It looks like the NFL put a bow on the Clay Matthews out of bounds hit on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The league fined Matthews $15,000 for his hit on Colin in the second quarter. Leading up to the game between the Packers and 49ers Matthews did say that they would be going after Colin. Some folks including 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh were not happy with Clay’s words...
While his teammates are getting ready for their Monday Night Football showdown with Chicago, Clay Matthews will be at the doctor's office.
The Green Bay Packers' standout linebacker hasn't played since breaking his right thumb against Detroit on Oct. 6, but when he gets the pins removed from the thumb on Monday -- a fact he confirmed Wednesday -- he will be one step...
Awesome player or not Clay Matthews is now $15000 poorer.
The Green Bay Packers linebacker has been fined $15000 by the NFL for his late hit on San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick in Sunday’s loss to the 49ers.
NFC spokesman Randall Liu confirmed Matthews’ fine to USA TODAY Sports.
Matthews was penalized for a personal foul on the play and later Niners coach Jim Harbaugh...
The NFL fined Packers linebacker Clay Matthews Jr. for tackling 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick out of bounds last week.
I reporter asked 49ers offensive lineman Alex Boone how much he would fine Matthews.
“Probably punch him in the face,” Boone said, via CSNBayArea.com. “I don’t want his money.”
I’m sure everyone on the 49ers feels the same way Boone does.
Five days after the San Francisco 49ers took down the Green Bay Packers it's time to move past the beef between Clay Matthews and Jim Harbaugh. The Packers linebacker was fined $15000 Friday for his late hit on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Harbaugh has nothing left to say.
"I have zero reaction to the fines" Harbaugh said Friday. "At the direction of...
The guys from Packerpedia get the regular season started by talking about the burgeoning rivalry between the Packers and 49ers, paying special attention to Jim Harbaugh’s verbal attack on Clay Matthews the day after the game. They also discuss what’s been getting into Mike McCarthy lately, before diving into a preview of the Week 2 matchup against the Redskins.
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Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $15,000 for his late hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported Friday. Matthews hit Kaepernick well after
Look, the entertainment value of this commercial might not be up there with the man’s quarterback’s Madden commercials, but there is something to be said about the fact that Jim Harbaugh is doing a commercial. The 49ers head coach is a bit of a hard ass, so it’s nice to see he has a softer, humorous side. Case in point, Jim Harbaugh is human.
With a smile and a joke, Clay Matthews puts an end to the simmering emotions from last week's late hit against San Francisco and Jim Harbaugh's postgame criticism.
They engage each other in bitter verbal back and forth from their respective posts separated by some 800 miles of the Pacific Coast.
They claim each other's waiver leftovers - not always, it seems, for a competitive advantage but rather in acts of gamesmanship.
The men in charge, Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh, have been fierce rivals back to their college coaching days in the...