Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/8/12
Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews said the Giants' 37-20 win in the NFC divisional playoffs last postseason was more a matter of Green Bay losing the game and not New York winning it. Matthews told Yahoo Sports that the Packers, who went 15-1 in the regular season, were far from their best that day. "The fact is, they didn't beat us, we beat ourselves," Matthews said. "We need to play our best ball when it counts. This year, I expect us to be right back where we should be." Giants defensive end Justin Tuck responded from training camp in Albany, N.Y. on Wednesday. "Thank you for giving us the game, Clay," he said. "I don't know, but we won the football game. I don't think they gave us anything." The Packers beat the Giants at the Meadowlands, 38-35, with a game-winning field goal in the fourth quarter. "When they fumbled the ball, I think it was us that stripped it out," Tuck said. "We sacked them. I think it was us who beat their o-linemen and got to (Aaron) Rodgers. ....
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  • Funny....but matthews never came across as a crybaby to me before....Oh well, guess I was wrong.
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