GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews may have been a little too good to begin this season. With six sacks in the Packers' first two games, Matthews matched his 2011 season total and showed opposing teams that his statistical drop-off in production was nothing more than a one-year glitch.
After the fourth-year linebacker dominated the 49ers and Bears in Weeks 1 and 2 and was on pace to surpass his 13.5-sack total from 2010 before midseason, Matthews didn't face nearly as many one-on-one matchups against the Seahawks and Saints the past two weeks.
"They let me have some fun in the first two weeks," Matthews said. "Now it's move lateral and try to add a few more options for me to move around and have some fun within the defense."
Matthews lined up mostly as Green Bay's left outside linebacker last season but switched back over to right outside linebacker this year. However, six sacks in two games means Matthews won't be able to line up every down ...