GREEN BAY, Wis.-Clay Matthews leads the NFL in sacks, but that's nothing compared to the ad blitz featuring Green Bays star outside linebacker.
Even more than hes hitting opposing quarterbacks entering the FOX Americas Game of the Week against Arizona (1 p.m. ET Sunday), Matthews is being featured in heavy rotation as a television pitchman for Verizon, Gillette and Fathead. The latter commercial portrays Matthews as an oblivious egoist surrounded by self-images in his man cave.
Is this self-deprecating humor, or has Matthews fallen in love with his public image, like Narcissus of ancient mythology? We asked Matthews that and more about life in the spotlight during this exclusive FOXSports.com question-and-answer session.
Q: Youve become the defensive version of Peyton Manning with how many commercials are featuring you. Did you expect this entering the season?
Matthews: No, but you have to imagine that when you film a few commercials you're going to have a little bit of air time...