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Packers keeping signals a secret from Seahawks

The Green Bay Packers are using hand signals in the preseason, but they are not the same signals they will use when the regular season opens in the Pacific Northwest on Sept. 4. “It’s really geared towards our first game,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said, via “So you don’t want to show a whole lot. I think our players, particularly, on offense have done a great...
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Mike Daniels, not Clay Matthews, Will Lead Packers’ Defense

Green Bay Packers fans have been screaming for what seems like forever about how the team needs a new attitude on defense. They’re understandably frustrated with seeing Green Bay’s defense get shredded year after year. Some have called (loudly) for the firing of defensive coordinator Dom Capers but head coach Mike McCarthy apparently saw things differently and Capers is back...
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Matthews on Packers' new training: 'If scientists say it works, I'll buy into it'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When the Green Bay Packers began instituting new methods of training this year, Clay Matthews wanted to know more. From a change in the team's weekly practice schedule to GPS monitoring of players to the testing of hydration levels, it piqued the interest of the star outside linebacker. Matthews read all of the available research and liked what he discovered...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: The All-Wisconsin Team, Packers rout St. Louis, Fans’ confidence, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Green Bay Packers this week. Green Bay Packers - RECAP: Packers took care of the Rams in week 2 of the preseason (READ) - How confident is Packer Nation heading into the season? (READ) - MAILBAG: Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews still have to prove themselves (READ) - The...
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Inside the War Room: Middle Linebacker Edition

Inside the War Room Middle Linebacker Edition In this week’s Inside the War Room I discuss the top senior middle linebackers, talk about several quick Division II wide receivers, name this week’s player of the week and more. Top Senior Middle Linebacker This year’s senior class of middle linebackers has some excellent prospects in Miami’s […] The post Inside the War Room...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Thumbs up: Matthews sees no limitations coming off injury

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews had passed every test that his twice-surgically repaired thumb gave him through the Green Bay Packers' first 10 training camp practices. Wearing a protective splint, Matthews' fingers have been free, allowing him to do what he does best: rush the quarterback. But in the Packers' final practice before their first preseason game, Matthews...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: We have seen the best of Clay Matthews

Clay Matthews has started 66 of 80 regular season games in his five-year career. Nagging thumb and hamstring injuries have not let him start an entire season.Many Packers fans adore Clay Matthews. They love his energy, his post-sack theatrics and ability to make an offensive line melt. But have we seen the best from the “Claymaker?” The reason we have is because of the Bennett’s...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers OLB Clay Matthews named top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 outside linebackers in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s OLB to making the list? To provide an answer, the...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Need A Healthy Clay Matthews

The Green Bay Packers need a lot of things to happen to improve their defense in 2014, but the most important one is having Clay Matthews play 16 games and be 100 percent healthy for them. Most of the talk this offseason regarding the defense has been about defensive coordinator Dom Capers, the weaknesses at safety and inside linebacker and the new multiple looks the Packers will...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers wasted money on Clay Matthews

Green Bay will miss the playoffs this year and it’s not Scott Tolzien’s fault. The second coming of Brett Favre did manage to throw three interceptions against the New York Giants and doom his offense to watching the game from the sideline, but when he was on the field he played remarkably well (24 of 34 for 339 yards) and gave the Packers offense more life than they had had...
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November 20, 2013  |  1 Comment
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