(Eds: With AP Photos.) Kevin Greene is among those who miss not having Clay Matthews on the field for the Green Bay Packers.
Greene just doesn't want the star linebacker to be rushed back from a hamstring injury.
''I want Clay back as soon as he is 110 percent healthy,'' said Greene, the Packers' outside linebackers coach. ''I don't want him back with any chance of re-tweaking his injury because he's coming back too soon. I want him back whenever he is 110 percent, and then we plug him in and we truck on.''
The Packers (7-4) won't have Matthews for Sunday's game against NFC North rival Minnesota (6-5), listing him as out on Friday's injury report. Matthews, who leads the team with nine sacks, hasn't even been able to practice since reinjuring his left hamstring in Green Bay's win over Arizona on Nov. 4.
''Well, he's making progress, he's just not ready to play in the game,'' coach Mike McCarthy said.
In Matthews' absence, undrafted rookie Dezman Moses has seized an opportunity ...